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The Mary Sue Review: The Video Game That Makes You the Star of a Horror Film, Alien: Isolation

Final report of geek journalist, Jill Pantozzi.

Don't breathe. Don't move. Don't even think. Survive. If you can.

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Sigourney Weaver on the Legacy of Ellen Ripley, Women in Games, and Her Return in Alien: Isolation

Be my mom. Please. (Sorry, mom.)

A magical thing happened a few months ago. I spoke with Sigourney Weaver on the phone. I'm not fully recovered. Find out what the actress, soon to be heard reprising her Ellen Ripley role in the video game Alien: Isolation, had to say about women inĀ film, women in games, her sci-fi legacy, and Ripley's daughter.

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Shogun: Total War 2 Screenshots Arrive: Ninja Archers, Flaming Castles, and So Forth

Creative Assembly is churning Total War games out at a serious clip! The upcoming Shogun 2: Total War represents the seventh entry in the series, which for those of you who don't know, blends grand, continent-wide military strategy with brutal, small-scale tactical battles where you can see individual little figures crushed by elephants, and blown apart by cannons, and so on. Anyway -- onto the screenshots!

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Will Shogun II Be the Next Total War Game? [Update: Yes.]

Creative Assembly's Total War series remains a high-water mark in PC gaming and strategy gaming: Of the six games released since the series began in 2000 with Shogun: Total War, not a one has gotten lower than 84% on Metacritic. But only one of the Total War games has gotten a sequel: 2002's Medieval: Total War was followed by 2006's Medieval II. Soon, that may change: According to a leaked press release, the authenticity of which has not been confirmed, the series may be returning to its beginnings in its next game: it claims thatĀ Shogun II: Total War will be next in line.

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