It's Been 8 Years And No Horror Game Has Even Come Close To Alien: Isolation

Alien: Isolation is the scariest horror game ever made, and it both surprises and baffles me how, since it launched way back in 2014, nothing has come close. Creative Assembly set a new standard for the genre, but it seems it was too high a standard. No developer, no matter how talented, has managed to match it in terms of pure, nerve-shredding terror—and I don't think anyone ever will. Isolation increasingly feels like a true one-off. A singular, special moment in video games that will never truly be replicated. But why does it work so well?

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ArchangelMike60d ago

It's such a travesty that we don't have Alien Isolation 2.

MadLad60d ago

Alien Isolation is a great game, but it's not the end all be all since its release. We've had many great horror games come out since.

Clonetrooper113960d ago

Critics did not like this one, either. I bought Callisto Protocol today. 👌

Ramboforlife59d ago

Yep, the best horror game I've ever played. I can't think of a close 2nd. Dead Space I guess, but that's a very different experience.