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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 Amiga Damaged by a fan
Alien³ Commodore 64 Loader
Alien³ SEGA Master System
Alien³ Genesis Aliens have taken over here.

Promo Images

Alien³ Concept Art
Alien³ Concept Art
Alien³ Concept Art
Alien³ Concept Art

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* (38292)
No One Can Hear You Scream Genesis ETJB (447)
It's passable with an emulator Genesis Charlie Chase (6)

Critic Reviews

Sega Force SEGA Master System Mar 18, 1993 95 out of 100 95
GameFan Magazine Genesis Oct, 1992 92 out of 100 92
Hobby Consolas Genesis Oct, 1992 91 out of 100 91
Joystick (French) Genesis Nov, 1992 91 out of 100 91
Sega Pro (Germany) SEGA Master System Nov, 1992 87 out of 100 87
Play Time Genesis Nov, 1992 82 out of 100 82
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Oct, 1993 78 out of 100 78
Pelit Amiga Aug, 1993 70 out of 100 70
All Game Guide Genesis 1999 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
All Game Guide Game Gear 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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