Alien Vault opens a portal into the making of the legendary film Alien, tracing its path from embryonic concept to fully fledged box office phenomenon. Previously published in 2011, the new edition includes an additional chapter tracing the path of Ridley Scott’s return to the Alien saga with Prometheus and Alien: Covenant. For 40 years, audiences have been simultaneously captivated and appalled […]

Here’s how Disney+ and the Jim Henson Co. describe it: the comedy follows Ned, a blue-skinned alien, and his lieutenant Cornelius, who were sent to scout Earth for an eventual invasion — but instead became obsessed with popular culture. Now they host a talk show, broadcast from the bridge of their spaceship hidden deep underground, where they interview our most precious commodity — […]

By James A. Moore, Titan Books is releasing an action-packed prequel to the new IllFonic video game PREDATOR: HUNTING GROUNDS – revealing deeply buried secrets in the battle between the ultimate hunters and their human prey. “This official prequel novel leads into the new PlayStation 4 video game from IllFonic. PREDATOR: STALKING SHADOWS is the bridge between Predator 2 and the […]

Deadfall is a research station studying the mechanics and processes involved in Terraforming. The world is an Earth-sized planet with a good temperature, but little atmosphere or surface water, and minimal volcanic activity. This static situation has made it an ideal laboratory for studies of atmospheric development and volcanic activity. To promote volcanic activity, asteroids […]

This is an extremely fertile world, with thousands of species of plant/animal hybrids that use the sun’s energy and the rich carbon dioxide/oxygen atmosphere for growth. Although it holds great promise, it is now the site of a major crisis for the ICC. Tartarus was discovered only a generation ago, but it was already habitable […]

This is a science outpost on a planet with a toxic atmosphere and low gravity (1/12 Earth) where two dozen researchers are working on metallurgy. They are being assisted by nearly 50 Synthetics of the latest design, and new techniques are being developed for the use of Synthetics in research. The manufacturers of the Synthetics, […]

Most of this world is covered by ocean, with only a single landmass rising above its surface. This area is at a very high elevation (15,000 feet above sea level), and contains the Colony. Since the atmosphere is moderately toxic, the Colony exists in four domes, and Atmosphere Processors are slowly adjusting the air. Until […]