Drop into the gripping journey of Aliens: Dark Descent, a squad-based, single-player action game in the iconic Alien franchise. Lead your soldiers in real-time to stop a new and terrifying kind of Xenomorph outbreak on Planet Lethe.
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Very Positive (9,420) - 89% of the 9,420 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Jun 19, 2023
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“Dark Descent is beautiful, engaging, and absolutely drips with authentically atmospheric Aliens goo”
RPS

“One of the most immersive and exciting tactical shooters I've played, and a worthy successor to James Cameron's masterpiece”
9/10 – GodisaGeek

“Arguably the best Aliens game around”
8.5/10 – WCCFTech

About This Game

In Aliens: Dark Descent, command a squad of hardened Colonial Marines to stop a terrifying Xenomorph outbreak on Planet 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?

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 5 starting Marines classes, with dozens of specializations, unique abilities and weapons.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Aliens: Dark Descent contains scenes involving violence, blood, gore and strong language.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 or 11
    • Processor: AMD FX-6300 / Intel Core i3-6100
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 3 GB VRAM, AMD Radeon R9 380 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 60 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 30 FPS, 1920x1080 in low
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 or 11
    • Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 1800X / Intel Core i7-9700K
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 6 GB VRAM, AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT / NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 60 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 60 FPS, 1920x1080 in epic. SSD Recommended

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