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I Am Alive
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Release Date (US):
April 3rd, 2012
Release Date (UK):
April 4th, 2012
Online Players:
M [Mature]
PSU Rank:
214 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
186 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on Xbox 360 and PC

About I Am Alive

I Am Alive takes place during the aftermath of a large-scale disaster in Chicago, USA, with players assuming control of fellow survivor Adam Collins.



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A gripping survival adventure packed with solid puzzle design and meaningful decision-making.

We like

  • Great voice acting
  • A believable world that truly instills a sense of dread
  • Managing scarce supplies makes for intense decision-making

We dislike

  • Sketchy controls
  • Fragmented, muddy visuals sometimes break the immersion
  • HUD would be better off hidden

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In this latest offering from Ubisoft, the player is thrust into the role of a survivor of a city-wide disaster. Quite what it is exactly you survived remains a mystery, but it was a helluva “EVENT,” which is what you will hear it referred to throughout the game. Likewise your name is also kept under wraps, at least for a while. When you load up the game, you are introduced to your protagonist through a mini camcord...

I Am Alive News

  • Sony reveals top PSN, digital Vita game sellers for April

    I Am Alive, Journey, and SkullGirls took the top spots on PSN sales for April. TellTale’s The Walking Dead—Episode 1: New Day took the fourth spot, while The House of the Dead 4 came in at fifth. The full list of best selling PSN games for April is available below. In addition, Escape Pl...

  • I Am Alive gets new trailer

    Ubisoft’s unveiled a brief trailer for upcoming survival title I Am Alive for your consumption. Check it out below. Originally a retail release before making the transition to a digital-only download title, I Am Alive has players struggling in a post-apocalyptic setting, wh...

  • Ubisoft Shanghai 'started from scratch' on I Am Alive

    Ubisoft Shanghai has revealed that work on I Am Alive started from scratch when it took over the development reins from Darkworks last year. The game was originally unveiled at E3 2008 as a full retail release before remerging as a download-only title. However, while development has shifted from Da...

  • Ubisoft's post-apocalyptic 'I Am Alive' re-announced, coming to PSN

    Ubisoft today announced that I Am Alive, a title that had previously been assumed canceled, has indeed survived, and will be seeing release this Winter.   I Am Alive has been “totally re-engineered” at the start of 2010, according to Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot, which ...

  • ESRB turns up new I Am Alive details

    Fresh details on Ubisoft’s MIA actioner I Am Alive have surfaced on the ESRB’s official website (via Destructoid). The U.S. ratings body has slapped an ‘M’ for Mature rating on the game, noting it contains many adult-themed elements, including blood, intense violence, sexual...

  • I Am Alive, Beyond Good & Evil 2 still in the works

    Ubisoft’s confirmed that I Am Alive and Beyond Good & Evil 2 have been spared the chop following news that the publisher had canned a number of projects as part of a new restructuring initiative. Both games are still in development, with the cancelled titles in question relating to una...

  • Rumor: I Am Alive now a PSN/XBL game only

    Ubisoft’s long-delayed disaster romp I Am Alive has apparently been dressed down from a physical release and is now suited and booted for a digital-only debut later this year. That's according to a video on JeuxVideo (spotted by NeoGAF), where Ubisoft bigwig Jade Raymond confirmed that the ...

  • I Am Alive trailer shakes things up

    A sumptuous trailer for Ubisoft’s forthcoming I Am Alive has been released. This cinematic trailer shows off the events that set the stage for the game – a massive earthquake in Chicago. For starters, we are glad to see Chicago used as the backdrop for this title, but we can’t help...

  • Multiplayer mode in works for I Am Alive?

    The chaps at Blend Games have uncovered further evidence that disaster romp I Am Alive may support some form of multiplayer functionality. Info comes by way of a LinkedIn profile for Ubisoft Game Designer Paul Robinson, which states, “We are doing some exciting stuff, and if you are a leap ...

  • [UPDATE] Rumor: Ubisoft cans PS3 version of I Am Alive?

    UPDATE: Turns out this was a simple error after all -- the website now displays the PS3 version alongside its PC and Xbox 360 counterparts. Thanks to VG247 for the heads up. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: With the release date of Ubisoft’s I Am Alive still ambiguous (latest reports have the game pinned ...

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