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Alien: Isolation dev diary shows off clunky, retro sci-fi technology

alien-isolation-logoSega and Creative Assembly are certainly checking all the boxes with Alien: Isolation so far. The look and feel of the game experience is shaping up to be a super authentic take on the original Alien movie, even down to what they term "lo-fi sci-fi" technology.

The latest Developer Diary video goes in-depth on creating such retro tech on high tech gaming platforms.

Check it out.

Alien: Isolation Developer Diary — "Lo-fi Sci-fi":

To stay faithful to the original source, Alien: Isolation takes a retro look to the future with a design aesthetic which developer Creative Assembly describes as lo-fi sci-fi. It's clunky, it's chunky, it's push-button and analogue. There are no phasers or lasers, and the smartest weapons you find may be tied together with duct tape and string. A world very much of CRT not LCD, Alien: Isolation may be set in the future but it's very much baked in the past.

Alien: Isolation is scheduled for an October 7th, 2014 release on the PS4, PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC.



Alien: Isolation - PlayStation 4 (Video Game)

Manufacturer: Sega Of America, Inc.
ESRB Rating: Mature
Platform: PlayStation 4
Genre: action-game-genre

PS4 ALIEN: ISOLATION
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Release date October 7, 2014.