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The brilliant Alien: Isolation is just £1.50 for Alien Day

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Yesterday was Alien Day and so a number of Alien games have incredible discounts on Steam.

The highlight is Alien: Isolation for just £1.50 on Steam. Creative Assembly's horror classic sees Amanda Ripley, daughter of Ellen Ripley, try to escape the clutches of the Alien menace on a spaceship. It's wonderfully done - and heart-pounding throughout.

The Alien: Isolation Collection, which comes with all the DLC (one of which is called Corporate Lockdown, appropriately enough), is also discounted to just £8.74 on Steam.

Cover image for YouTube videoLet's Play Alien: Isolation Episode 1: SHIPS ARE SPACESHIPS FOR THE SEA

Alien Day discounts extend to other Alien games, too. Aliens vs. Predator Collection costs just £8.78. This includes Rebellion's solid 2010 effort, Aliens vs. Predator.

Aliens Colonial Marines Collection costs £4.99. This includes Gearbox's controversial 2013 shooter Aliens Colonial Marines, which ended up with a class-action suit relating to false advertisement.

Alien Day is 26th April, by the way, because it's named after the designation of the moon from the first film: LV-426. Everything kind of went downhill for humanity after LV-426, didn't it?

Anyway, make sure to grab Alien: Isolation before the deal ends tomorrow, 28th April. It's the only way to be sure.