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Alien³

MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
74
3.5
Genesis
80
3.3
Commodore 64
...
2.3
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Description

Alien³ is a video game based on the movie of the same name. The plot of the movie picks up directly after the end of Aliens. Ellen Ripley, the main character of the Alien series, is in cryo-sleep aboard the space ship Sulaco. Unfortunately, an alien or two has stowed away on the Sulaco, and wreaked havoc within the ship. Thus, it crash lands on the prison colony planet Fiorina 161. Ripley and the unarmed prisoners have to figure out a way to survive the aliens terrorizing the colony until help arrives.

The gameplay of the various Alien³ conversions varies from platform to platform. This version is a side-scrolling action game with large maze-like levels. In each level, you have to rescue all the trapped prisoners and then make your way to the exit, all while surviving multiple alien attacks.

Screenshots

Alien³ SEGA Master System
Alien³ Amiga Crawling through another vent
Alien³ Commodore 64 Stage 02
Alien³ Game Gear Got into the room, only to be attacked by the blue beast

Alternate Titles

  • "Alien 3" -- Alternative spelling
  • "エイリアン3" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

You aliens are all the same, too forward Genesis *Katakis* (37744)
No One Can Hear You Scream Genesis ETJB (447)

The Press Says

Sega Force SEGA Master System Mar 18, 1993 95 out of 100 95
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Nov, 1993 93 out of 100 93
GameFan Magazine Genesis Oct, 1992 92 out of 100 92
Hobby Consolas Genesis Oct, 1992 91 out of 100 91
Génération 4 Amiga Dec, 1993 81 out of 100 81
Amiga Joker Amiga Mar, 1993 72 out of 100 72
Power Play Genesis Oct, 1992 66 out of 100 66
Thunderbolt Games Genesis Sep 20, 2010 6 out of 10 60
All Game Guide Game Gear 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Power Play Amiga Nov, 1993 56 out of 100 56

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Contributed to by RKL (5614), Freeman (16691), *Katakis* (37744) and quizzley7 (21214)