It’s nonetheless unclear what precisely is occurring with the Alien: Isolation property, however 20th Centruty Fox has introduced yet one more piece of its obvious transmedia enlargement. This nook of the Alien universe, which has as soon as once more develop into related as a result of teasing on social media adopted by the discharge of cell sport Alien: Blackout, is now a “digital collection.” Releasing completely by huge online game and popular culture web site IGN, this collection takes precise content material from the Alien: Isolation online game and provides extra to it.
This digital collection model of Alien: Isolation actually includes the cutscenes from the online game, edited right into a seven-part collection with extra scenes woven in with the unique materials. The intent right here, to cite the announcement, is to “convey the story of Amanda Ripley to life in a complete new method.”
The collection will debut on IGN on Thursday, February 28 at 9:00 AM PT. All seven episodes might be accessible without delay, after all for binge watching functions.
Initially, Alien: Isolation launched in 2014 for numerous platforms, revealed by Sega and developed by Inventive Meeting. It was a horror sport meant to seize the vibe of the unique movie, in addition to be an precise sequel to it. Within the story, Amanda Ripley is looking for traces of the Nostromo, the ship her mom Ellen was on board that has been lacking for 15 years.
What might strike followers as bizarre right here is that, based mostly on feedback prior to now from Inventive Meeting and the truth that developer has moved on, Alien: Isolation wasn’t an enormous monetary success. Though it did land a number of excessive evaluate scores, it appeared just like the world had moved on with respect to this IP. In spite of everything, Fox’s personal online game label is engaged on a AAA shooter set within the Alien universe. But, right here we’re, with Isolation itself being reconstructed into an online collection as a part of a mysterious, persevering with initiative. It will likely be fascinating to see the place else this goes.
[Source: IGN via YouTube]