Alien: Isolation

Rating Summary

Based on 105 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

80

Top Critic Average

75%

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8 / 10
Oct 2, 2014

A shorter, sharper campaign would condense the high points more potently, and some better characterisation would make the plot twists hit harder. But if you're looking for a game that really sinks its teeth into what makes this iconic movie monster endure, look no further.

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93 / 100
Oct 3, 2014

The game the Alien series has always deserved. A deep, fun stealth game set in an evocatively realised sci-fi world.

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5.9 / 10.0
Oct 3, 2014

Alien: Isolation erases the memory of Colonial Marines, but it's still not the great Alien game we were hoping for.

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Oct 3, 2014

Deep, intelligent, intense, and utterly unlike any experience before it, Alien: Isolation presents all that's truly great about AAA, and also its evolution.

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7 / 10
Oct 2, 2014

Pacing problems and a lack of variety take their toll, but in its best most moments this is the most successful big budget survival horror in a decade.

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7.8 / 10.0
Oct 3, 2014

This is the closest a game has come to capturing the promise of the Alien franchise, even if its story doesn't add much to the lore

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6 / 10
Oct 2, 2014

Alien: Isolation harbors legitimate frights, but they're nestled between endless stretches of bland lever-pulling and button-pressing.

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6.5 / 10.0
Oct 2, 2014

Isolation isn't the worst Alien game, but it is the most disappointing

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Yes
Oct 7, 2014

Functions equally well as an intense horror game and a heartfelt tribute to the first Alien film.

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Oct 5, 2014

It's been a while since the xenomorph was worth being scared of, and while Alien: Isolation runs a little long, it's a hellacious ride.

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