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The Alien Twitter account posted a pair of tweets over the weekend that hinted at a new Alien project, Alien: Blackout, which will arrive in 2019.
The Alien Twitter account posted a pair of tweets over the weekend that seemingly hint at a new Alien project seeing the light of day in 2019. The tweets focus on Isolation protagonist Amanda Ripley, saying “her story deserves to be told,” and calling her “Daughter. Insurgent. Hero.”
A second tweet makes use of footage from the unique movie and divulges that the undertaking will concentrate on the secrets and techniques the crew of the Nostromo “left behind” after the occasions of the unique movie. One figures that no matter secrets and techniques are concerned will closely contain Amanda’s mom Ellen Ripley; Ellen, performed by Sigourney Weaver within the authentic 4 movies and Isolation, is in stasis through the time interval the place Amanda is the central character.
FoxNext Video games was reported to be engaged on a shooter set within the Alien universe with a “robust on-line element,” in addition to a trademark submitting for “Alien: Blackout.” It seems that’s precisely what these teasers had been about, as Selection studies that title, developed by FoxNext Video games, D3 Go!, and Rival Video games, will see Amanda search to keep away from the alien aboard the Weyland-Yutani area station on January 24.
Whereas there have been murmurs of an MMO, this can be a survival sport the place you could sacrifice members of your crew to change the endings. If the sport actually does happen 40 years after the Nostromo’s disappearance, Alien: Blackout will happen 25 years after Isolation and towards the tip of Amanda’s life. In Aliens, Ellen learns that she has been in stasis for 57 years and that Amanda has grown up, married and died within the interim.
The “Learn. Play. Watch.” tagline may be pointing at a mixed-media undertaking just like Trion Worlds’ Defiance, which tied a TV present into an MMO. We’re nonetheless holding out on some kind of comedian guide or one other third pillar to this multimedia franchise.