If you needed another reason to be frightened this Nerdoween, the wonderful world of video games is getting ready to deliver quite a few scares within the next several weeks. On the frontiers of this impending tidal wave of terror is the upcoming survival horror title Alien Isolation.
The Creative Assembly and Sega’s latest foray in the Alien universe has had many– including our very own Armi Lyn– raving about its immensely terrifying gameplay. Jessica, Dan and I decided not only to see what all the talk is about, but to do so by locking ourselves in a pitch black room. What ensued was a series of epic freak-outs (especially from Jessica), plenty of panicked screaming, and some heavy intervention from the EMT staff on site. That’s right: there was a professional EMT on hand taking our blood pressure and making sure that it wasn’t game over, man, game over for your intrepid heroes. So turn off your lights, put on your surround sound, and prepare watch us desperately try not to pee ourselves playing Alien: Isolation.
The game is set to hit stores tomorrow on October 7 for the PS4, PS3, Xbox One, 360 and Windows PC. Does Alien: Isolation look like the Alien game you’ve been waiting for? Let us know in the comments below.