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New prequel novel for the upcoming Alien shooter game by Cold Iron Studios announced!

New prequel novel for the upcoming Alien shooter game by Cold Iron Studios announced!

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A new Alien novel has been announced by Titan Books and will act as a prequel to Cold Iron Studios' upcoming untitled Alien game! The title of the new Titan novel is Alien: Infiltrator and according to a pre-order listing on Amazon, the synopsis involves the following:

The official prequel to the huge new Alien video game from Cold Iron Studios, as a Weyland-Yutani scientist arrives at Pala Station and finds the researchers there courting disaster… of the Xenomorph kind.

Dr. Timothy Hoenikker arrives on Pala Station, a Weyland-Yutani facility. Lured there by the promise of alien artifacts, instead he finds a warped bureaucracy and staff of misfits testing the effects of Xenomorph bio-materials on living creatures. Unbeknownst to the personnel, however, there is an infiltrator among them whose actions could spell disaster. Also on staff is Victor Rawlings, a former marine who gathers together other veterans to prepare for the worst. As the personnel receive a delivery of alien eggs, the experiments spin out of control, and only the former Colonial Marines can stand between the humans and certain death.

Alien: Infiltrator is scheduled to ship out July 28th, 2020.

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Written by ChrisPublished on 2019-11-04 12:28:10

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5 Fan responses to New prequel novel for the upcoming Alien shooter game by Cold Iron Studios announced!

BigDave

DeaconMember10325 XPNov-05-2019 3:06 PM

Hopefully it means the Novel and Games would give us something thats a little different to the Standard Xenomorph that we see in the Franchise... i think Alien 3 and Alien Resurrection was Interesting as far as the Aesthetic being a LITTLE different, i would like to see other more Extreme Differences though.

cuponator3000

ChestbursterMember839 XPNov-06-2019 10:15 AM

REALLY excited for both the game and the novel! Alien: Isolation will probably forever be my favorite game, but having , "massive," Alien shooter offers promise. I think it is wild that Disney allowed it to continue being made after The Merger, considering the profit issue of Isolation. A shooter may attract a wider audience though. 

 

The novel sounds... Promising, but the recent Alien novels have either been great or awful imo, so I can't be too excited until I read it. It does get old at times reading about all of these (seemingly countless) outposts with Alien specimens and outbreaks, but I just love the franchise and want more. So,yeah. Hopefully both the novel and game live up to my hype!

hox

FacehuggerMember457 XPJun-03-2021 8:38 AM

@BlackAnt, correction: Ash says "polarised silicon", not "polarised silicone". I know it says silicone in the subtitles, but I'm English, I hear what he says, and he says "silicon". If he'd said silicone, it would have rhymed with cone, not cun.

hox

FacehuggerMember457 XPJun-03-2021 8:43 AM

^^ Sorry, wrong thread. 

BigDave

DeaconMember10325 XPJun-03-2021 9:29 AM

Ha Ha HOX!

Thanks for the Bump though ;)

Seems some of the PLOT to this Novel could be taking some Elements from the ALIEN V: RED HARVEST Project?

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