Life is fleeting in this pair of new trailers for Alien: Isolation, showing some of what does and does not work when trying to fool a xenomorph.

This pair of short vignettes demonstrates that it's not enough to be a one-trick pony in the game if you hope to survive. Situations develop rapidly, and having a few strategies and plans at hand can keep you alive.

Alien: Isolation comes out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC on October 7.

For more on the game, take a look at this primer dealing with the movie and the game, as well as three more ways to eat it.