In Alien: Isolation You Don't Have to Kill Anyone

Alien Isolation

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Alien: Isolation will see you trapped in a confined space with a toothsome Xenomorph much of the time, as you play a game of cat and mouse that casts you firmly in the role of the latter. But there'll be human and synthetic threats to deal with too, which A) won't be boring and B) doesn't necessarily mean you have to go on a killing spree. In fact, you won't have to kill anyone in Alien: Isolation.

"You can get through the entire game without killing someone. It’s something that was, not so much a challenge, but something I felt was what the character would do," Lead Designer, Gary Napper explains. "We’re talking about a member of the Ripley family – they’re not like characters in games that gun down civilians because they’re in the way to get to the switch.”

But won't facing just three different threats get a bit dull after a while? No it won't, Napper assures. "I think the thing we face mostly on this is when we explain the core idea of ‘It’s you versus the alien’, people go ‘that’ll be amazing! But I’m going to be bored after three hours’…" he said.

“If you can extrapolate from at the beginning having nothing and it’s just you hiding from the alien, to come up to what [we’ve shown so far] – and then extend that out for another while – there’s actually a hell of a lot we do with the game that’s really interesting. And obviously we like to mix it up a bit as well.”

In fact, there's even a bit of 'Metroidvania' thrown in for good measure.

“As you progress through the station and unlock more areas you can always go back to the areas you’ve been through. A big part of that was making sure that when you go back there’s still things going on, so it didn’t feel like ‘I’ve done this area, I’ll be fine’ – the alien can actually be anywhere…" Napper added. "It’s very much a Metroidvania style of unlocking things.”

Sounds good to us. For more on Alien: Isolation and how its emergent gameplay will ensure you never have the same experience twice, check out our E3 interview with Gary Napper in the video below. Alien: Isolation is out on October 7th, 2014.

http://www.gamestm.co.uk/interviews/...illing-anyone/

I really hope this Title going better than all other Aliens games that Sega had released.
I'm looking forward to this one. Not many games I'm actually excited for them to come out, probably because I'm old now.
I definitely can't wait for this, preordered both versions especially to see Siguorney Weaver in game form again.
A first-person shooter without any guns is a waste of time.
But it's not a first person shooter....it's survival horror is it not? I'm confused
But it's not a first person shooter....it's survival horror is it not? I'm confused
Originally Posted by Canadian8tor
Alien: Isolation is an upcoming first-person survival horror stealth game :-)
I really hope this Title going better than all other Aliens games that Sega had released.[/quote]

^^This!
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A first-person shooter without any guns is a waste of time.
Originally Posted by QuiCkz Ninja
Yeah but its great to take a break from the normal FPS, I used to think that like that until I bought Enemy Zero for the Sega Saturn and loved it.
I think people just call anything in first person a FPS, which obviously isn't true.
Well I can see the achievements already, Complete the game on (X) difficulties without killing anyone. Still if this is going to play like it's looking, I'm definitely picking tho one up sooner rather than later.
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