Alien Virus (DOS)

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Alien Virus is a point-and-click adventure with a sci-fi setting and SVGA graphics. The player uses the command bar (with the four verbs "use", "take", "use" and "close") to interact with the environment. The puzzles are inventory based. Conversations take a minor role.

The player is cast as starship pilot Joshua Stone, who is returning to the space station Zeus to meet his girlfriend Cara after delivering some cargo. Upon arrival, he finds the station to be completely abandoned. Hence curious and bewildered, he wants to find out what happened.


Alien Virus DOS Totally burned room with the melted alien on the floor
Alien Virus DOS Going back to dark stock where I found the dynamite
Alien Virus DOS Starting location is hangar on the space station Zeus
Alien Virus DOS I have discovered first living although wounded person

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Critic Reviews

Joystick (French) Jan, 1996 86 out of 100 86
PC Games (Germany) Jan, 1996 68 out of 100 68
Game Zero 1995 15 out of 25 60
PC Joker Dec, 1995 59 out of 100 59
PC Player (Germany) Jan, 1996 54 out of 100 54
Power Play Feb, 1996 46 out of 100 46
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jul, 1995 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Quandary Sep, 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Just Adventure 2000 D 25
High Score Mar, 1996 1 out of 5 20


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Cancelled Port

A PlayStation version was made and 100% ready to be shipped. It was already reviewed by at least one gaming magazine but according to was never released.

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Roger Wilco (1098) added Alien Virus (DOS) on Mar 26, 2002