It's that time of year again, when people watch horror movies and prepare to shit themselves under the guise of enjoyment. If you are that person, or you've cleverly convinced someone to go on this journey with you, I have the perfect accompaniment: Alien Isolation.
Probably the best thing ever made by Creative Assembly, Alien: Isolation is an aural and visual assault on the pants, whether you're running away from pesky androids, shivering in a locker and holding your breath, or just listening to the soundtrack.
In 2010, a group of Alien fans at Creative Assembly were given the opportunity of a lifetime. making a game set in that iconic sci-fi universe, with the full blessing of franchise owner 20th Century Fox. This wasn’t some non-canon spin-off, but a legitimate part of the Alien series. The result. one of the best horror games of recent years, as well as one of the most faithful film adaptations ever made.
I stayed perfectly still after they chased me into the air vent. I hadn't heard anything for several minutes. Surely they'd left by now. Crawling out of my hiding spot, I found myself face to face with one of my pursuers. He hadn't moved. He started shouting. Alien: Isolation had broken again.
While fans wait in hope for a proper Alien: Isolation sequel, Fanatical is selling Isolation with all of the DLC for $11.58. It's priced just over $12 off the bat, but if you use the SCREAM666 code, you'll get an extra discount:
Not too shabby. So if you're not checking out PAX this weekend, and you're staving off Red Dead and the Fallout 76 beta, here's a great way to spook up your weekend. Don't forget to not breathe! Seriously. You don't want that Alien finding you.
The deal lasts for another 6 days, so to check it head here.
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