Alien Isolation is coming to your cellphones and it could be… scary!

It’s announced, Alien Isolation released on iOS and Android from December 16, 2021. A news as eagerly awaited by the world of gamers as by fans of the survival horror genre. The game is suitable for touch screens with a customizable interface.

SEGA and Creative Assembly have collaborated to make this crazy idea come true and deliver an uncompromising smartphone gaming experience.

Ready for Alien Isolation on mobile?

Ellen Ripley prepares to leave for a space mission and promises his daughter to come home in time to celebrate her 11th birthday together. Unfortunately, she was never able to keep her promise.

It was only 15 years later that Amanda heard of her mother’s ship found in space. The young woman decides to go to the Sébastopol space station to shed light on her mother’s disappearance. Arriving on board, Amanda discovers a vision of horror. Completely destitute, the young woman must redouble her inventiveness to carry out the mission which has brought her so far from home. He must do everything to survive through the maze of rooms and endless corridors while keeping his goal in mind.

Mobile games: a 12% increase in one year

Mobile games are more popular than ever and their success is exploding year after year. A study by the NPD Group shows a 12% increase in the number of players on mobile games in 2020 compared to 2019.

The + 17% growth is particularly impressive for the over 45 age group. Casual games, or casual games in French like Bumpy Ball, are among the most downloaded games on mobile. Puzzles, card games or arcade games fall into the category of casual games. On Android, almost 60% of downloaded games are in this segment.

The share of the mobile segment is expected to rise from 18% in 2012 to nearly 60% by the end of 2021 of total gaming revenue worldwide.

The games that have been talked about in recent years

At the top of the ranking of the most popular games in the world (in 2019) on Android is placed Subway Surfers. The endless running game was first released by publisher Kiloo Games in 2012 and is available on all major mobile platforms. Several years after its launch, the application still achieves the feat of reaching around 30 million new downloads per month.

Candy Crush Saga ranks second, reaching over 19% of Android mobile device users. The legendary candy puzzle game first appeared on smartphone screens in 2012 and quickly became a global phenomenon. Although the game is free to play, players have the option of making purchases during the game to help them get through particularly difficult levels. Player spending on mobile gaming candy Crush reached over US $ 1.4 billion in 2018 globally. Other titles from the same developer, such as Pet Rescue Saga, have never had the same success.

Among the casual games, there are also slot machines. So the title Bonanza Megaways, available on mobile via online gaming platforms, was also talked about this year. The reason ? Its “Megaways” game mode which allows players to play on more than 100,000 paylines per spin.

Fallout Shelter is one of the most popular games on mobile. This game invites you to slip into the shoes of a nuclear shelter supervisor. This role-playing game in a scary and post-apocalyptic universe is very popular. Fallout Shelter is inspired by the design, music and ambiance of Vault boy. This gaming application is a hit on Android and iOS.

True social phenomenon, Fortnite Battle Royale is also available on mobile. The shooting game brings together nearly 250 million players in the world. Fortnite Battle Royale can be played solo, with two or in a team of four players. The players are disembarked by flying bus in an island strewn with enemies. We must find weapons, ammunition and resources as quickly as possible to defend ourselves and survive as long as possible.

To remain attractive, in the world of gaming, the creators no longer have a choice, it is necessary to offer an Android and iOS version for each game. This is what the designers of the survival horror masterpiece Alien Isolation have understood. The interface has been completely redesigned to fully adapt to the mobile gaming experience and thus capture the attention of many more potential players.


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