Windows 8.1 Alien Isolation

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  1. kemical

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    Ref:
    http://www.gamesradar.com/alien-isolation-review/

    I'm only a few hours into what seems a very rare beast nowadays.... A decent and original game.
    Sure I've yet to finish the game and am biased being a huge fan of not only HR Giger but the original Alien film too. I don't say 'franchise' anymore as the gaming aspect at least has been awful...Until now.
    Now we seem to have a game to rival the quality of the first film and it shows.
    Every button click, whirr and door swish have been faithfully reproduced. The graphics whilst not excessively demanding are used incredibly well and a medium based gaming machine would run this game maxed out detail wise no problem. The sound track is also one of the stars and every hiss and click are timed to almost perfection... You feel like your in the movie, this world created back in 1979 has new life and it feels oh so real...
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    Screenshot from the DLC 'Crew Expendable'.. The Nostromo

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    Corridor detail

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    Lighting detail

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    Another screenshot from the DLC 'Crew Expendable'. The Medical lab and facehugger

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    Xenomorph

    Oh and this is being played on Windows 10 Tech Preview... (not 8.1 as the thread editor shows)
     
  2. kemical

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    Just purchased Alien Isolation: Last Survivor DLC.
    The crew are dead and the last survivor, Ripley, needs to blow up the ship and then escape (remember the movie?). This DLC gives you the chance to replay those last moments in the film and having played a small portion (I've yet to finish the main story) it's extremely accurate to the film. The tight dark corridors filled with escaping coolant is almost exactly like the visuals we see in the film. The attention to detail is excellent and is a treat for any fan of the franchise.
    Highly recommended!
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    Truly terrifying.
     

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