Alien Isolation – Developer Diary Lo-fi Sci-fi

To stay faithful to the original source, Alien: Isolation takes a retro look to the future with a design aesthetic which developer Creative Assembly describes as lo-fisci-fi. It’s clunky, it’s chunky, it’s push-button and analogue. There are no phasers or lasers, and the smartest weapons you find may be tied together with duct tape and string. A world very much of CRT not LCD, Alien: Isolation may be set in the future but it’s very much baked in the past.

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Avatar: Everything Old is New Again

Ok, so when we first viewed the Avatar trailer last summer, like most nerds, we thought: “Hmm, that looks a lot like ‘Dancing with Aliens of Ferngully.'” Continue reading “Avatar: Everything Old is New Again”