Alien Syndrome

Critic Score User Score
Amiga
...
2.9
Atari ST
71
...
Arcade
...
3.6
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Description

Alien Syndrome is a scrolling shooter arcade conversion.

Your job is to run around and rescue all the captives and make it to the escape hatch before the time bomb explodes. Then face the mother alien at the end of the level.

You can play as a single player or two people, taking turns (Player 2 starts the game after Player 1 dies and vice versa).

Screenshots

Alien Syndrome Arcade Blast the Aliens.
Alien Syndrome Game Gear Map Screen
Alien Syndrome Arcade Ricky or Mary?
Alien Syndrome Amiga Round 1

Alternate Titles

  • "エイリアンシンドローム" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Run around the spaceship, rescue your friends, and shoot the alien bastards SEGA Master System *Katakis* (37865)
Sweet cooperative alien-blasting action NES Multimedia Mike (17486)
A close rendition of the original SEGA Master System James Evans (42)
Good game, tough bosses. SEGA Master System Ash_1 (55)

Critic Reviews

Zzap! Commodore 64 Jun, 1988 90 out of 100 90
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Jul, 1988 89 out of 100 89
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Nov, 1988 84 out of 100 84
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Nov, 1989 82 out of 100 82
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Nov, 1988 8 out of 10 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) SEGA Master System Apr, 1988 8 out of 10 80
Power Play SEGA Master System Feb, 1988 7 out of 10 70
Video Game Den NES Jan 02, 2011 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Aug, 1988 511 out of 1000 51
Game Freaks 365 SEGA Master System Aug 30, 2005 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

Sound effect

The opening screen of Alien Syndrome features a digitized sound effect through the PC Speaker. However, the 1-bit method used to reproduce the sound effect is so poor that you can't discern what the sound is supposed to be.
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