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When You Love a Character too Much to Stop Playing a Game

Sometimes, one character will keep you going long after the luster of the gameplay has worn off...
Danielle Riendeau
10.12.18
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Nothing Soothes a Sick Body Like Indulging in Horror Games

Horror games just feel better when you don't.
Danielle Riendeau
4.5.18
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'Alien: Isolation' Is a Modern Horror Classic

In space, no one can hear you panic.
Danielle Riendeau
9.11.17
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'Alien Isolation' is $9 on PS+ Right Now

Creative Assembly’s terrifying, true-to-’Alien’ game is on deep discount at the Playstation Store.
Danielle Riendeau
8.15.17
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Hollywood's Most Famous Alien Was Never Scarier Than in 'Isolation'

As ‘Alien: Covenant’ explains more about these monsters’ origins, it’s left to video games to capture their frightening unpredictability.
Ed Smith
5.12.17
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‘Alien: Isolation’ Is Still the World’s Best Anxiety Simulator

On this ‘Alien Day,’ remember the game that best exemplifies life with extreme anxiety.
Danielle Riendeau
4.26.17
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The ‘Alien: Isolation’ DLC Is the Most Movie-Authentic Thing You Can Play This 'Alien Day'

'Crew Expendable' puts you in the picture as one of the cast of ‘Alien’ as you struggle against an infamous extraterrestrial enemy.
Mike Diver
4.26.17
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‘Prey’ Is More Freaky Sci-fi, Less Horror

‘Prey’ Creative Director Raphael Colantonio on making Arkane’s latest immersive sim
Danielle Riendeau
2.16.17
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Why Horror Games Are More Fun to Watch Than Play

"Alien," "SOMA," and "Outlast" developers talk about the challenges of designing horror games.
Emanuel Maiberg
10.30.15
All in Your Head

The Lead Designer of 'Alien: Isolation' Reinvents His Other Favourite Monsters

Former Creative Assembly man Gary Napper talks things that go bump in the night, from Godzilla to the Predator.
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
10.27.15
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The Best Video Games That Came Out of Britain This Year

Twelve brilliant British-made games from the past year and a bit, arranged into a pretend prize shortlist, exclusively because it's something to do.
Mike Diver
10.16.15
VICE vs Video games

The Horror and Violence of ‘Alien: Isolation,’ One Year Later

It pushes you to think about physical actions—and by extension violent ones—in a way you probably never have in a video game before.
Ed Smith
9.30.15
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