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Creative Assembly push out a new update for Alien Isolation which will make it easier or harder depending on how brave you are.

A couple of new modes have been added to Alien Isolation to cater for players looking for a real challenge or players who want to be a little less stressed while avoiding our  alien chum in the dark corridors.

The Nightmare mode sounds horrendous because it comes with a broken motion tracker which is unreliable, a more authentic fuel burning flamethrower, less resources, reduced UI indicators, enemies are even more dangerous, a more hostile environment with a map system that’s offline, and an even more aggressive alien.

If that’s just a little too much and you want to save your underwear, there’s always the Novice mode which comes with a less aggressive alien, combat is “less dangerous”, and there’s more resources. Sounds like a walk in the park compared to Nightmare.

The update is available right now via steam and it’s completely free. Why not have a run around on¬†Nightmare, because let’s face it, you need to be even more terrified as the alien stomps looking for blood. Go on. You know you want to.

Paul Younger
Founder and Editor of PC Invasion. Founder of the world's first gaming cafe and Veteran PC gamer of over 22 years.

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