Alien: Isolation details appear on Xbox Games Store

UPDATE: Listing back online, Alien spotted, co-op references removed.

UPDATE: The leaks continue. Not only is Alien: Isolation's listing now back online, but it has provided a clear view of the game's Alien design.

The listing has been edited, however, to remove references to multiplayer and co-op play that were spotted last night. Were these details a mistake? Or is Sega just not ready to announce the modes?

See the Alien and all his teeth below.


ORIGINAL STORY: Alien: Isolation details have been leaked yet again - this time by Microsoft's official Xbox Games Store.

Creative Assembly's Alien shooter is technically still under-wraps, although plot information and game specifications were spilled online last night via a listing for the title on (thanks, AGB).

"Discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: Isolation, a survival horror set in an atmosphere of constant dread and mortal danger," the game's plot synopsis revealed. "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."

There is co-op for up to four players, too, the listing confirmed, although there are no further details on this.

Creative Assembly announced it was working on an Alien game back in May 2011 and has since remained silent on the project.

But a series of leaks last year confirmed work on the project was gathering pace. Pieces of artwork popped up online last month, followed by in-game screenshots.

Creative Assembly has the unenviable task of following last year's diabolical Aliens: Colonial Marines title from Gearbox (and TimeGate Studios).

Keep an eye out for an official reveal of the game very, very soon.

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