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Alien Isolation guide: mission 1

Your battle against the xenomorph begins here.


Alien: Isolation will have you assume the role of the iconic Ellen Ripley’s daughter, Amanda, whose wrinkled face you may have spotted if you picked up the special edition of Aliens. As Ellen floats through space in hypersleep, Ripley Jr. is starting a journey toward a close encounter of her own.

Alien Isolation guide mission 1: Closing the Book - Explore the Torrens

As soon as you’re handed the reigns, check in at the console on the wall with Amanda’s name above it, marked System Monitoring A, to get your objectives.

Get Dressed

Time to make yourself decent. Leave the area, take the first left along the corridor and follow the hall to the Bunk Room. Here you can take a shower and find Ripley’s locker across from the door, where her clothes are stashed. Pop these on to complete your first objective.

Speak to Taylor

Leave the Bunk Room and head back to the main corridor. To reach Taylor in the Galley, turn left and follow the hall to the intersection. Take the door to the right, follow this corridor to the end and into the Galley where you’ll find Taylor. Initiate a chat with her to complete the next objective. Note that on the wall in the Galley is a green light which you can interact with to pick up some items.

Speak to Samuels

Samuels is hanging out in the Med Bay, so leave the Galley via the route you came until you reach the intersection and head through the door on your right. Follow the corridor around, and the Med Bay will be the first room on your right. Speak to him to tick off the next objective.

Go to the Bridge for Briefing

After you’ve spoken to Samuels, you’ll be summoned to the Bridge. Follow Samuels, picking up Talor along the way, and listen to what Captain Verlaine has to say. When prompted, grab the briefing documents from the desk behind her to finish up the mission.

Head back to our Alien Isolation guide for the rest of the walkthrough.

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