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Alien Blackout backlash shows fans and creators see mobile very differently

5 monthes ago   |   By The Next Web

Fans and game makers are clashing over a newly revealed mobile game, Alien Blackout. A continuation of the Alien series, revived so spectacularly with 2014's Alien Isolation, the game has fans crying foul and developers raising a confused eyebrow. Two very different attitudes towards mobile gaming are starting to meet - one which focuses on the genre's potential, and the other which sees it as the domain of low-effort cash grabs. On the face of it, it doesn't sound like such a big deal. While mobile games aren't necessarily as long or as detailed as console or PC games, they're a...
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Don't Panic About Alien: Blackout

Don't Panic About Alien: Blackout

5 monthes ago   |   By IGN

On the news that the next video game set in the Alien universe was to be on mobile devices, there was some understandable vocal disappointment. We haven't had an Alien game since 2014's Alien: Isolation, and that game was good enough to leave fans hungry for more of that idiosyncratic cat-and-mouse tension. The good news is, then, that Alien: Blackout is going all in on delivering that tension; albeit on smaller platforms and on a smaller scale.
Set between Alien: Isolation and 1986's Aliens - it's not a direct sequel to Isolation but it does take place some time after it - FoxNext and D3...
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