Alien: Isolation is a fantastic game. Creative Assembly managed to craft such an atmospheric and believable environment onboard Sevastopol that actually might be too tense and unbearable. The claustrophobic interiors of the space station together with the constant threat from the xenomorph and androids will make you truly terrified at times.
Sure you have your handy ’78 motion tracker and a couple of other craftable gadgets and gear but that won’t stop the horrific screeches and scrapes in the walls around you signaling imminent horror or most likely brutal death. Or both. The Save system only adds to the tension in the game, making you locate and manually save your progress. At least you don’t have to find consumable items like in Resident Evil in order to save the game!
So maybe it shouldn’t come as such a big surprise, but only 15.4% of gamers playing the game on PS3 or PS4 have finished it as seen on the currently rare trophy called “Ripley, Signing Off”.
Pro-tip: Just imagine that the Alien is your cuddly pet called Stan. Trust me, it works!