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Gaming

Fox moves away from Sega for next Alien game set in persistent universe

Alien: Isolation gave the Alien franchise a new lease on life in the gaming world, and FoxNext is looking to leverage that with a brand-new game developed by Cold Iron Studios and set in a persistent world.
Movies & TV

Ridley Scott’s big idea for the next Alien film: Fewer aliens

While Ridley Scott's recent prequels to the Alien franchise, Prometheus and Alien: Covenant, have been divisive, his ideas for what the next Alien film may look like could make some chests burst. 
Emerging Tech

Want to see galaxies in full color from your backyard? Check out this telescope

The Unistellar telescope enhances the image of objects in the sky by accumulating and amplifying the light that they are emitting, according to its creators. It's being demonstrated this year at IFA 2017 in Berlin.
Virtual Reality

Fox is building a massive, free-roaming VR Alien experience

Walking around a 2,000 square foot set based in the Alien universe would be cool enough, but FoxNext's virtual reality development will give you haptic guns and hand tracking to take down the xenomorph menace.
Movies & TV

Angry fans inspired Ridley Scott to bring xenomorphs back for ‘Alien: Covenant’

If you disliked Prometheus, Ridley Scott knows he upset you. The directed opened up about how the fan response altered his approach to Alien: Covenant and the role of the xenomorphs.
Movies & TV

Every shadow is terrifying in the first red-band trailer for ‘Alien: Covenant’

20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for Alien: Covenant, the upcoming sequel to Prometheus that brings the prequel closer to the events of 1979's franchise-spawning film Alien.
Movies & TV

Put your admiration for Alien where your mouth is with facehugger ski mask

As it would happen, there's an entire day dedicated to the movie "Alien," and that day happens to be -- you guessed it -- today. And what better way to celebrate than with a Facehugger Ski Mask?
Gaming

New Mortal Kombat X DLC trailer shows Alien and Leatherface in action

A new trailer for the next Mortal Kombat X DLC roster expansion released Tuesday shows off the upcoming characters moves, including the Texas Chainsaw Massacre iconic villain Leatherface and the Alien series' legendary Xenomorph.
Movies & TV

Ryan Gosling cracks up in virtually every Saturday Night Live skit, and it’s hilarious

Ryan Gosling inaugural gig as host of Saturday Night Live was a success, but mainly due to the actor breaking character in virtually every skit in which he appeared, leading others to lose their cool as well.
Movies & TV

Here’s the new, official title and release date for the Prometheus sequel

The official title for Ridley Scott's much-anticipated Prometheus sequel will be Alien: Covenant and the film will hit theaters in October 2017, according to studio 20th Century Fox.
Emerging Tech

SETI is looking for alien signals around the mysteriously dim star KIC 8462852

The possibility of alien life in unusual star KIC 8462852 is compelling enough that SETI has decided to turn its Allen array towards the formation.
Emerging Tech

Astronomers think strangely behaving star could be surrounded by alien megastructures

An unusual cluster of objects in space is generating excitement among astronomers, some of whom believe the formation may be evidence of alien life in our galaxy.
Movies & TV

Ridley Scott says more Prometheus sequels are needed to connect with 1979’s Alien

While promoting his movie The Martian, filmmaker Ridley Scott said he envisions two or three more Prometheus sequels before that series' timeline connects withthe events of his 1979 franchise-starting film Alien.
Movies & TV

The new Aliens movie won’t affect the Prometheus sequel, says director

Chappie director Neill Blomkamp says his upcoming Aliens movie and Ridley Scott's sequel to Prometheus will co-exist in the sci-fi horror franchise, with Ridley Scott signed on as a producer.
Movies & TV

Chappie director’s Alien sequel will be set after Aliens and ignore the previous sequels

Chappie director Neill Blomkamp says his Alien sequel will be set after James Cameron's 1986 sequel Aliens and ignore the previous third and fourth films.
Movies & TV

Neill Blomkamp is now officially directing an Aliens sequel

District 9 and Chappie filmmaker Neill Blomkamp announces via Instagram that he is is now officially directing an upcoming sequel in the Aliens franchise. Blomkamp is a big Alien fan, who says this is his dream job.
Movies & TV

Is this Neill Blomkamp’s concept art from a never-made Alien movie?

A new gallery of online images may feature concept art from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp's never-made movie based on Ridley Scott's Alien franchise.
Gaming

Alien: Isolation set for a Halloween debut

Sega’s Alien: Isolation will be released on October 7, 2014, just in time for Halloween. The survival horror game will appear on PC, PS3, PS3, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.