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Alien³ (Genesis)

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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 Genesis Title Screen
Alien³ Genesis Any deadly life up there?
Alien³ Genesis Grenade launcher good, fire BAD.
Alien³ Genesis Aliens have taken over here.

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 *Katakis* (37809) 3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars
No One Can Hear You Scream ETJB (447) 3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars

The Press Says

Joypad Oct, 1992 94 out of 100 94
GameFan Magazine Oct, 1992 92 out of 100 92
Hobby Consolas Oct, 1992 91 out of 100 91
Joystick (French) Nov, 1992 91 out of 100 91
Sega Force Jan, 1993 83 out of 100 83
The Video Game Critic Jun 01, 2002 B+ 83
Sega-16.com Mar 12, 2009 7 out of 10 70
All Game Guide 1999 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Power Play Oct, 1992 66 out of 100 66
Thunderbolt Games Sep 20, 2010 6 out of 10 60

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quizzley7 (21211) added Alien³ (Genesis) on Sep 24, 2002
Other platforms contributed by RKL (5614), Freeman (16824) and *Katakis* (37809)