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Creative Assembly's Alien FPS stars Ripley's daughter Amanda

For current and next-gen consoles in 2014, says report.

Creative Assembly's secret Alien game will be called Alien: Isolation and revolve around Amanda Ripley, daughter of the Ellen Ripley character made famous by actress Sigourney Weaver, an anonymous source-based report has revealed.

Isolation will apparently be a first-person shooter that combines stealth and horror to achieve something akin to Dishonored and BioShock, Kotaku learned.

Isolation is apparently on course for a current and next-gen console release (and presumably also PC) at some point next year.


Isolation will attempt to sweeten the bad taste left by Sega and Gearbox's Aliens: Colonial Marines game earlier this year. Already Isolation has apparently been delayed to ensure the quality is up to scratch, missing a planned E3 2013 summer reveal.

Kotaku's information was unearthed earlier in the year, so it's a few months old. It was sat on until the details could be corroborated. Twentieth Century Fox's recent trademarking of the name Alien: Isolation provided Kotaku the nudge it needed to spill the beans.

Creative Assembly's Alien game was announced way back in spring 2011, so the studio could attract attention and beef out the console team making it - a separate team to the Total War team. Details have been incredibly scarce ever since, presumably so as not to confuse the project with Gearbox's Aliens: Colonial Marines.

Sega is opting for "no comment" on all of this.

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