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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 SEGA Master System empty room
Alien Syndrome NES Level cleared
Alien Syndrome NES Rescue your comrades
Alien Syndrome SEGA Master System The Time Bomb is Set!

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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 | カタキス (39505)
Sweet cooperative alien-blasting action NES Multimedia Mike (19807)
A close rendition of the original SEGA Master System James Evans (42)
Good game, tough bosses. SEGA Master System Ash_1 (76)

Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum Oct, 1988 90 out of 100 90
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Jul, 1988 89 out of 100 89
Zero Atari ST Dec, 1989 83 out of 100 83
Computer and Video Games (CVG) SEGA Master System Apr, 1988 8 out of 10 80
Defunct Games SEGA Master System Sep 17, 2005 79 out of 100 79
Power Play Atari ST Jul, 1988 7.5 out of 10 75
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Nov, 1989 70 out of 100 70
NES Player NES 2001 3 out of 5 60
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amstrad CPC Nov, 1989 51 out of 100 51
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Aug, 1988 499 out of 1000 50

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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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