How Aliens: Dark Descent’s Aliens Could Capture the Magic of Isolation

The Alien franchise has had a bit of a rocky history with video games. While there have been some pretty great games featuring the titular bugs, such as the classic arcade Aliens Vs. Predator titles, the 2010 AvP game, and a few others along the way, standout Alien video game experiences are pretty rare. In the last 10 years, there’s only really been one genuinely great Alien game: Alien: Isolation. But with Aliens: Dark Descent on the way, the franchise’s luck might just change.