Alien Syndrome

Critic Score User Score
Arcade
...
3.6
Atari ST
71
...
ZX Spectrum
...
3.4
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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 Amiga Final Boss
Alien Syndrome ZX Spectrum The bomb is set
Alien Syndrome Arcade Title Screen.
Alien Syndrome Amstrad CPC At a junction

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* (37875)
Sweet cooperative alien-blasting action NES Multimedia Mike (17555)
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
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Nov, 1989 79 out of 100 79
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Nov, 1989 70 out of 100 70
Power Play SEGA Master System Feb, 1988 7 out of 10 70
ST Action Atari ST Sep, 1988 69 out of 100 69
Power Play Game Gear Jun, 1992 69 out of 100 69
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Nov, 1989 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Defunct Games Game Gear May 07, 2006 57 out of 100 57
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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