FoxNext Games Announces Alien: Blackout Mobile Game and

Isaac Cain
January 8, 2019

Aliens fans, we've got some good and some bad news. In Blackout, Amanda Ripley, the daughter of Ellen Ripley, is trapped on a crippled Weyland-Yutani space station that's carrying a Xenomorph creature. Players will have to guide the crew through increasingly challenging tasks using only the station's emergency systems. It appears your choices will affect how the narrative unfolds in each playthrough. While we still don't have much information to go on or even a title, we at least now know that the game is still actively in development and unrelated to recently announced Alien: Blackout. "Outsmart the ideal hunter by making perilous choices", says D3 Go's offical site for the game.

In Alien: Blackout, you play as Ripley as she tries to keep her crew members safe while guiding them through the space station from the security monitoring room using cameras and other defense mechanisms, but power is limited and the Xenomorph is always lurking. It's coming to iOS and Android and is developed by FoxNext Games, D3 Go!, and Rival Games, as reported by Variety.

FoxNext Games' studio, Cold Iron Studios, is also now at work on a massively multiplayer online shooter set in the Alien cinematic universe for consoles and PC.

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The terror of Alien is brought to life in Alien: Blackout.

While I'm always willing to give something a shot, seeing an incredibly atmospheric concept like this (especially after the fantastic Isolation already proved the idea works) on a mobile device is troubling.

Rather than being a sequel to Alien Isolation, it was reported to be a squad-based shooter of some sort. Whatever you might think of the final product, David Fincher's feature film directorial debut swung for the fences in many ways, and some of those things worked....and some, well, didn't. This reveal follows one of many teasers shared by the official Alien Twitter account such as the one below that directly mentioned Amanda Ripley's story that would take place in 2019.

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