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Alien Syndrome

MobyRank MobyScore
Amstrad CPC
...
...
Commodore 64
72
3.2
Amiga
...
3.0
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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 All the ships that need helping.
Alien Syndrome Game Gear Map Screen
Alien Syndrome Amiga Final Boss
Alien Syndrome ZX Spectrum Stop the tape then press enter

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* (37818)
Sweet cooperative alien-blasting action NES Multimedia Mike (17464)
A close rendition of the original SEGA Master System James Evans (42)
Good game, tough bosses. SEGA Master System Ash_1 (55)

The Press Says

The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Jul, 1988 89 out of 100 89
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Nov, 1989 82 out of 100 82
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Nov, 1989 70 out of 100 70
ST Action Atari ST Sep, 1988 69 out of 100 69
Power Play Game Gear Jun, 1992 69 out of 100 69
Defunct Games NES Jun 05, 2012 B- 67
The Games Machine (UK) SEGA Master System Mar, 1988 61 out of 100 61
Video Game Den NES Jan 02, 2011 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Game Freaks 365 SEGA Master System Aug 30, 2005 3 out of 10 30
The Video Game Critic SEGA Master System Mar 13, 2005 D 25

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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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