With the highly-anticipated video game Alien: Isolation arriving tomorrow, October 7, Sega and The Creative Assembly have released a final launch trailer that offers new gameplay footage and takes fans deeper inside this terrifying world.
The game focuses on Amanda Ripley, the daughter of Sigourney Weaver's iconic character Ellen Ripley from the Alien movie franchise, who goes on a quest to find out the truth behind her mother's disappearance. Amanda boards a space station that holds the black box of her mother's ship, the Nostromo.
We also reported in July that the game will include two bonus missions that will feature Alien stars Sigourney Weaver (Ellen Ripley), Tom Skerritt (Dallas), Veronica Cartwright (Lambert), Harry Dean Stanton (Brett), Yaphet Kotto (Parker) voicing their characters from original 1979 thriller.
Check out the latest footage from this highly-anticipated video game before you can pick it up and play it for yourself starting on »
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Hollywood just doesn't make movies like Alien anymore. I didn't see Ridley Scott's Alien until after I saw James Cameron's Aliens. I was just as blown away by it, though, just in a completely different way. Aliens was more action-oriented, while Alien played out more like a horror movie.
As a tribute to Alien, artist Joao Ruas created this very cool illustration featuring the terrifying Xenomorph that wreaks havoc on the crew of the Nostromo ship. The art is a private commission, and there is a regular and variant edition.
- Joey Paur
The Chiller Theatre Toy and Model Film Expo will be held at the Sheraton Parsippany in Parsippany, NJ on October 24 – 26, 2014. The convention has an enormous list of guests to meet, including Yaphet Kotto from Alien, Robert Kerman from Cannibal Holocaust, Lisa Marie from Mars Attacks!, Mark Rolston from Aliens, Barbara Steele from Black Sunday, and Gerrit Graham from Phantom of the Paradise to name just a few. Also headlining … Continue reading →
- Jonathan Stryker
Directed by Wes Craven
Written by Wes Craven
Wes Craven intended Nightmare to be an exploration of surreal horror as opposed to just another stalk-and-slash horror movie, and not only did Nightmare offer a wildly imaginative, inspired concept, but it was a solid commercial genre entry for the dating crowd. Elm Street was New Line’s first genuine mainstream cinematic venture (after Alone In The Dark), and made the company a huge pile of money. The film was shot in 30 days at a cost of roughly $1.8 million, but it made back its figure and then some on opening weekend. New Line Cinema was saved from bankruptcy by the success of the film, and was jokingly nicknamed “the house that Freddy built.” Perhaps the most influential horror film of the ’80s, Craven’s 1984 slasher about a quartet of high school kids terrorized in their dreams »
"There was a prophecy that our leader would be born to liberate us. That leader is you, Moses." Following the teaser trailer earlier this year, the second full trailer for Ridley Scott's Biblical epic Exodus: Gods & Kings has arrived, and it's epic in every sense of the word. The first trailer seemed to be holding back, but this one paints a beautiful picture of two brothers forced to become enemies. Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton are putting in great performances here, even if the latter's orange skin is a little off-putting, and the scope of this film is huge as evidenced by the arrival of the infamous plagues from God. Watch below! Here's the new trailer for Ridley Scott's Exodus: God & Kings from 20th Century Fox: Watch the original teaser trailer for Exodus: Gods & Kings right here. Exodus: Gods and Kings is directed by Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Robin Hood, »
- Ethan Anderton
Exodus: Gods and Kings has premiered a new trailer.
The latest teaser for Ridley Scott's blockbuster, which features Coldplay track 'Midnight', also offers a further glimpse of the Ten Plagues descending on Egypt.
Exodus: Gods and Kings opens in Us cinemas on December 12 and December 26 in the UK. »
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Back in the mid-1980s movie goers hadn’t yet grown instantly skeptical of an impending sequel. There had been more than a few sequels by this point in time but the idea that they tended to end up as shameless cash-ins where the studios simply repeated what had come before – adhering to the false notion of “it if ain’t broke don’t fix it” – was yet to become a noticeable trait in popular culture.
That said, the news of a sequel to Ridley Scott’s seminal horror-science fiction classic Alien made more than a few people nervous that the end result wouldn’t stand a chance of living up to the original. Scott’s movie had all but revolutionised the genre, delivering tension and shocks amidst a setting which oozed atmospheric production design just as the alien in question oozed acidic blood. Fortunately, James Cameron »
- Andrew Dilks
Alien: Isolation has received a chilling new TV spot from Sega.
The trailer gives fans a sense of the game's story, which takes place on a remote space station under siege from a lone Xenomorph.
The first-person survival-horror title sees Ellen Ripley's daughter Amanda try to survive against a deadly extraterrestrial that stalks her throughout the game.
Amanda Ripley's mission takes her to a remote trading station 15 years after the events of the first Alien film, as she attempts to track down the flight recorder of her mother's ship.
It was previously announced that Sigourney Weaver and the cast of the original Alien film will reprise their roles for the game's 'Last Survivor' and 'Crew Expendable' Dlc pre-order packs.
Alien Isolation will make its Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PC debut on October 7.
Alien: Isolation's humans, synthetics add a new surprise to the horror
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- Brad Brevet
With a release date of October 7th we don’t have long to wait until we get our hands on Alien: Isolation, but Sega has given us a new look at the game with this extended version of the TV spot:
“#Howwillyousurvive? is a series of short trailers running through to release, showcasing many of the unique ways that players will discover that surviving the creature, and the world of Sevastopol, means learning a whole new set of skills. In Alien: Isolation, the creature is hunting you. If it hears you, it will track down the source of the noise; if it sees you, it will pursue at speed; tackling it head-on is not for the faint-hearted. It’s ruthless, relentless and unstoppable. Which makes us ask, #howwillyousurvive?
- Jonathan James
Earlier this month, Alien: Isolation launched a new video series entitled How Will You Survive, that explores the challenges players will face in the upcoming game. Today, they launch an extended TV trailer that continues to shows how this deadly Alien is as it stalks the members of a space station.
Check out this chilling look at Alien: Isolation as Amanda Ripley lands on the station that holds the Nostromo's black box, potentially the object that holds the secret to her missing mother's past. She quickly discovers that things are not as they seem. Underpowered, underprepared, will you, playing as Amanda, be ready to face the challenges of Alien: Isolation. Watch the latest footage, which pulls you directly into the game itself:
Not all fans of director Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi classic Alien were pleased with the filmmaker’s recent return to that universe with Prometheus in 2012. However, undeterred by the film’s mixed response, Scott is still moving forward with plans for a sequel to that film (without the franchise’s signature creature) as well a follow-up to another of his most revered films, Blade Runner.
That 1982 release, of course, starred Harrison Ford as a police operative tasked with taking down a group of escaped “replicants” in a dystopian futuristic world. Its sequel has gained some momentum in recent months, with Scott proclaiming that the script has been completed and news that Ford was in early talks to ...
- Robert Yaniz Jr.
I’d argue that classics like “Alien” and “Blade Runner” should be left alone, but clearly director Ridley Scott disagrees. 33 years after the fact, Scott returned to the “Alien” univserse with “Prometheus," a sorta-prequel to the original 1979 film (and if you felt like it was a direct prequel, despite the insistence that it wasn’t, at least the sequel will definitely go off in it’s own direction). And he’s very much still resolute on making a sequel to “Blade Runner” with Harrison Ford. “We met [about ‘Blade Runner 2’] the night before he had the accident,” Scott said in a recent Yahoo interview, referring to Ford and the accident he had on the set of “Star Wars: Episode VII” earlier this year. Written by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green, Scott clearly likes the drafts that have been written thus far and is lining it up in his schedule. “It’s on the charts, »
- Edward Davis
Before Prometheus hit the big screen, a lot was made of Ridley Scott's assurances that the movie would be a return a to the Alien universe, but wouldn't feature H.R Giger's terrifying creation, the Xenomorph. As we all know (well, those who watched Prometheus at least), this turned out to untrue, with a prototype Xenomorph rearing his dome shaped head before the credits rolled. It was a nice bit of fan service (one I actually loved), but for some it felt tacked on and unnecessary. Well, it seems Scott is over the Xenomorphs now, saying in an interview with Yahoo promoting Exodus: Gods and Kings, "The Beast is done. Cooked. I got lucky meeting Giger all those years ago. It's very hard to repeat that. I just happen to be the one who forced it through because they said it's obscene. They didn't want to do it and I said, »
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In an interview with Yahoo U.K., director Ridley Scott revealed the Xenomorph was "done. Cooked." You know the Xenomorph: It's the alien from the Alien movies who's always snarling with a real wet mouth and looks like it's wearing one of those long cycling helmets. Scott explained the decision: “I got lucky meeting [recently deceased designer H.R.] Giger all those years ago. It’s very hard to repeat that." He adds, "After four [he ignores the Alien vs. Predator movies], I think it wears out a little bit. There’s only so much snarling you can do." Moving forward with the Prometheus sequel that is currently being written, Scott wants to "come back with something more interesting." He cites the Engineers from Prometheus — those pale-blue guys — as "a good start." But who can look toward the future at a time like this? Below is a video of every Xenomorph scene from »
- Jesse David Fox
The last time we heard Ridley Scott discussing his upcoming projects -- The Martian, the Blade Runner sequel and Prometheus 2 -- he said, "I've got a lot of ducks in a row, but they're all written." It seems when he used the word "all" he either wasn't being all inclusive or when he said "written" he only meant they had a draft, but not a final version, because he now seems to be suggesting the screenplay for Prometheus 2 is still in the works after 15 drafts. Speaking with Yahoo about his new film, Exodus: Gods and Kings, the conversation turned to his pipeline features and when it comes to the sequel to his 2012 Alien prequel he said, "Right now, as we speak, it's being written. I've had 15 drafts evolving. I definitely want to do that again because I really enjoyed doing Prometheus." The meaty quote that has the Internet on fire, »
- Brad Brevet
More Alien: Isolation How to Survive trailers has crawled out of the darkness to once again depict ill-fated attempts by Amanda Ripley, daughter of Ellen Ripley, to survive a one-on-one encounter with a Xenomorph within the confines of a spaceship.
In the most recent trailer, Amanda encounters the Xenomorph after picking it up on her motion tracker. She tries to lock it in one room, but then the Xenomorph opens a door and is able to take Amanda down in the next room.
In another trailer, Amanda creates a distraction for the alien to buy herself a few extra moments of life. That pesky Xenomorph gets the jump on her anyway.
Today's new trailer brings the total number of Alien: Isolation How to Survive trailers to six. I've assembled them at a single collection below so you can watch Amanda Ripley bite the dust and return Groundhog Day »
Ridley Scott is a busy man, and his schedule doesn.t look to be getting any lighter for the foreseeable future. The Alien filmmaker is currently out doing publicity work for his upcoming Biblical epic, Exodus: Gods and Kings, but he found time to update everyone on the status of two highly-anticipated sequels: Prometheus 2 and Blade Runner 2. The Prometheus update is sure to cause debate in geek circles, though, since Scott reveals some interesting things about Alien.s beloved Xenomorphs. future. Scott chatted with Yahoo! Movies recently, and gave us a State of the Union address on where both films stand. Each project appears to be moving forward at a steady clip, with the sequel to his 1982 cyberpunk classic Blade Runner seems to be further along the pre-production path. "It.s on the charts," Scott says of the follow-up film, which reunites audiences with Harrison Ford.s Replicant hunter. »
Prometheus caused a fair amount of stir when it came out. It was the film that fans of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi masterpiece Alien had been patiently waiting for. The story was originally teased as being a prequel to the famous text, but closer to release Scott stated that it was just a film set within the same universe. That being said those that have seen the film will know that there is a very familiar looking creature that makes an appearance.
After seeing their favourite space alien’s street cred decline slightly with each new film, and with the Alien Versus Predator films all but killing the iconic beast, fans had hoped that Ridley would bring it back into vogue. However the shoe-horned inclusion had fans of the original series in complete uproar, with fans accusing Scott of just including said creature to generate more box office bucks. Scott »
- Kat Smith
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