Alien Blackout is a new mobile game starring Isolation's Amanda Ripley

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Developed by Rival Games and Theory Interactive, Fox describes Alien: Blackout as a "premium survival horror mobile game" where players try to hold onto their lives as well as save others on a downed Weyland-Yutani space station.

FoxNext Games' studio, Cold Iron Studios, is also now at work on a massively multiplayer online shooter set in the Alien cinematic universe for consoles and PC.

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Spotted on the D3 Go! page (first noticed by Variety), the Alien: Blackout game was confirmed to be a survivor horror title starring Amanda Ripley's crew.

Alien: Blackout will be available for Android and IOS. Outsmart the ideal hunter by making perilous choices.

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After the critically acclaimed Alien: Isolation, it seems that the powers that be have made the incredibly wise and sure-to-be-beloved decision of continuing the Alien gaming world on mobile devices with Alien: Blackout. Great news, especially for fans of the original game.

FoxNext Games' studio, Cold Iron Studios, is also now at work on a massively multiplayer online shooter set in the Alien cinematic universe for consoles and PC. If you want a "proper" sequel to Isolation, you're shit outta luck. Players will make "perilous choices", according to the official site, while guiding the survivors through tasks using only the station's emergency systems. Though to be fair, we did already know via an Aliens deleted scene that Amanda lived long enough to die of cancer at 66, so it's not like her ultimate fate was ever in question.

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A NEW CHAPTER IN THE ALIEN FRANCHISE A new chapter in the Alien franchise following the saga of Amanda Ripley, Ellen Ripley's daughter, between the films Alien and Aliens. The uncertainty and unpredictability of both the alien and her crew can impose total defeat for Amanda and the entire station. For those of you more interested in upcoming Alien games, you can check out Alien: Blackout's reveal trailer below. Given I write about mobile games, I suppose I'm a little excited.

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