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Alien³

MobyRank MobyScore
Genesis
80
3.3
Amiga
74
3.5
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 Commodore 64 In the Vent
Alien³ SEGA Master System Enemies everywhere
Alien³ SEGA Master System
Alien³ Commodore 64 Guardian Two

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* (37493)
No One Can Hear You Scream Genesis ETJB (394)

The Press Says

Sega Force SEGA Master System Mar 18, 1993 95 out of 100 95
Joypad Genesis Oct, 1992 94 out of 100 94
GameFan Magazine Genesis Oct, 1992 92 out of 100 92
Mean Machines Genesis Sep, 1992 89 out of 100 89
SegaFan.com SEGA Master System Jul 26, 2004 8.4 out of 10 84
The Video Game Critic Genesis Jun 01, 2002 B+ 83
Amiga Dream Amiga Dec, 1993 74 out of 100 74
Amiga Games Amiga Mar, 1993 70 out of 100 70
Sega-16.com Genesis Mar 12, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Power Play Amiga Nov, 1993 56 out of 100 56

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Contributed to by RKL (5614), Freeman (16369), *Katakis* (37493) and quizzley7 (21221)