Alien Isolation 2 hearsay gently shot down, which is a little bit of a bummer on Alien Day

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It’s nonetheless Alien Day within the US, however one in all at present’s information bites isn’t an excellent one for franchise followers.


Alien Isolation 2 isn’t occurring, apparently.

Earlier this week an OPM hearsay did the rounds suggesting Creative Assembly would begin work on an Alien game after wrapping Halo Wars 2. The considered Alien Isolation 2 gladdened hearts and fired loins, because the tense psychological horror stays among the finest video games of the era – to not point out one of many few really good Alien video games in a reasonably hit or miss collection of diversifications.

Unfortunately, it’s not trying seemingly. Eurogamer‘s usually dependable sources point out that whereas Creative Assembly does have new initiatives within the works past Halo Wars 2 and Total War Warhammer 2, Alien Isolation 2 is just not amongst them, and neither is anything Alien-flavoured.

The web site did a little bit of digging and famous that a lot of the staff who labored on Alien Isolation have since left Creative Assembly. It additionally identified that Alien Isolation wasn’t as commercially profitable as Sega expects from multiplatform huge funds video games.

None of this provides as much as an official denial, however it in all probability means we received’t see Alien Isolation 2 any time quickly. There goes one valuable little E3 2017 hope, hey.

The excellent news is FOX has gone a bit trigger-happy with Alien Covenant advertising and marketing to rejoice Alien Day, so you may get your repair elsewhere – at present no less than.