We play as Amanda – daughter of Ellen Ripley, the main character from Alien movies. The story takes places 15 years after events of first movie (1979). The protagonist is searching for the black box from the spacecraft Nostromo which was arena for the first encounter with Alien. She wants to know the truth and to find out what happened with her mother. In her journey she joins a group sent by corporation Weyland-Yutani to space station Sevastopol which may hide some information. It turns out that station is paralyzed and terrorized by hunting xenomorph, among other things.
Unlike previous games on Alien licensce which were full of action, Creative Assembly returned to the roots of the survival horror genre. Developer focused not on combat but on on thrilling atmosphere and constant feeling of danger during the exploration of Sevastopol. We are being hunted by deadly foe ecquipped with very sensitive system of senses: sight, hearing and smell. We cannot kill the xenomorph so have to survive with running, hiding and using distraction. Amanda has to hack station’s systems, gather resources and craft tools and weapons. Particularly useful is tool well known from movies and previous games – motion tracker which warn us of upcoming threat.
Processor: 3.16 GHz
Graphics: 1 GB VRAM / MD Radeon HD 5550 / Nvidia GeForce GT 430
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Disk space: 35 GB
System: Windows 7