20th Century Fox have officially unveiled that the previously unknown, mysteriously titled Alien project known as Alien: Blackout is in fact, to the dismay of many hopeful Alien fans, a mobile game. Unfortunately for those who were hoping for a sequel to Alien: Isolation, the wait continues. This seems to be especially frustrating for some fans due to the fact that the marketing for Alien: Blackout has referenced Amanda Ripley, the protagonist from Creative Assembly's Alien: Isolation - which many assumed meant a return of the iconic character in a (console / PC based) Alien: Isolation sequel.
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Of course, we should try and give this game the benefit of the doubt and remain hopeful that Fox have more up their sleeves for the Alien franchise this year, but it is rather disappointing that the big unveiling was not something more profound and larger in scale.
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About Alien: Covenant 2 / Alien Awakening
The state of the Alien: Covenant sequel continues to remain uncertain. Ridley Scott has mentioned previously that they have a story already in place and know exactly where the sequel to Covenant will go, however the recent acquisition of 20th Century Fox film properties by Disney have potentially put the rumored-to-be-titled Alien: Awakening on hold for the time being. As new details arise concerning Alien: Covenant 2 we will be your premiere source and you can find information on the Covenant sequel by visiting the About Alien: Awakening page here.
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