Alien: Isolation described as survival horror on Xbox Store

Game said to feature single-player and co-op play.

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Details of Creative Assembly's in-development Alien game--presumed to be called Alien: Isolation--have popped up on the Xbox Games Store.

Notable information in the text is that the developer is describing the game as survival horror. Most modern entries in the series have veered closer to all-out action, and the latest information follows the common belief that the game will be modelled more after the original Alien film than its sequel Aliens.

“Discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: Isolation," reads the game's description spotted by internet sleuth lifelower, "a survival horror set in an atmosphere of constant dread and mortal danger."

"Fifteen years after the events of Alien, Ellen Ripley’s daughter, Amanda enters a desperate battle for survival, on a mission to unravel the truth behind her mother's disappearance. As Amanda, you will navigate through an increasingly volatile world as you find yourself confronted on all sides by a panicked, desperate population and an unpredictable, ruthless Alien."

"Underpowered and underprepared, you must scavenge resources, improvise solutions and use your wits, not just to succeed in your mission, but to simply stay alive.”

The listing goes on to mention that Alien: Isolation will feature both single-player and four-player co-operative play.

Screenshots of Alien: Isolation were leaked back in December.

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