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Aliens: Dark Descent Arrives June 20 for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, Xbox One, and PC

Aliens: Dark Descent Arrives June 20 for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, Xbox One, and PC - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 21 March 2023 / 1,399 Views

Publisher Focus Entertainment and developer Tindalos Interactive announced the RTS, Aliens: Dark Descent, will launch for the PlayStation 5Xbox Series X|SPlayStation 4Xbox One, and PC via Steam on June 20.

View the gameplay release date trailer below:

Read details on the game below:

In Aliens: Dark Descent, command a squad of hardened Colonial Marines to stop a terrifying Xenomorph outbreak on Moon Lethe. Lead your soldiers in real-time combat against iconic Xenomorphs, rogue operatives from the insatiable Weyland-Yutani Corporation, and a host of horrifying creatures new to the Alien franchise.

You are the commander. They are your weapon.

Infiltrate large open levels and annihilate enemies with your squad, dispatching orders strategically and intuitively at the touch of a button. Tread carefully, as your foes will adapt their tactics to your actions while hunting you down because death is permanent. Forge unique paths for survival, uncovering shortcuts, creating safe zones, and setting up motion trackers in a persistent world where your actions impact levels forever.

Customize your squad with a selection of different classes. Level up and specialize your soldiers with unique abilities and an arsenal of weapons, armor, and perks, for high stakes missions in treacherous territory. Develop your base to research new tech and improve your squad even further.

Manage your resources wisely and take calculated risks to outsmart the deadliest creature mankind has ever faced. Can you and your squad stop the outbreak before it’s too late?

Key Features:

  • Face off in a gripping original Alien story against iconic Xenomorph creatures ranging from Facehuggers to Praetorians, Alien Queens and many more, including rogue human commandos and a brand-new threat unique to this Alien storyline.
  • Lead strategically and change squad tactics from mission to mission, carefully managing your soldiers’ health, resources, and sanity, to avoid permanent team losses and mental breakdowns.
  • Forge unique paths for survival in a persistent world, uncovering shortcuts, creating safe zones and setting up motion trackers to stay one step ahead of these creatures.
  • Assemble and level up squads composed of five starting Marines classes, with dozens of specializations, unique abilities, and weapons.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Vengeance1138 (on 21 March 2023)

Not sure about that permadeath mechanic... can wounded marines atleast be healed in combat before potentially dying?

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KratosLives (on 23 March 2023)

Is this a sequel to alien isolation?

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Chazore (on 22 March 2023)

Kinda surprised they didn't just do what everyone else is doing and just make it another XCOM clone.

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Spike0503 (on 21 March 2023)

I'm a huge fan of the Alien franchise so I'm definitely going to give this one a shot. Maybe if this game does well they could introduce Predators or even Engineers in a sequel! They've done comics like that and they're really good.

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