How much time do you spend in each single session when you play games?

Alien³

MobyRank MobyScore
Commodore 64
...
2.3
Game Gear
...
2.2
SEGA Master System
...
3.7
Not an American user?

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 Stage 08
Alien³ Commodore 64 Loader
Alien³ Game Gear Short intro
Alien³ Amiga Tip: Pick one of the drums up, then throw it at the alien

Alternate Titles

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

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

You aliens are all the same, too forward Genesis *Katakis* (37818)
No One Can Hear You Scream Genesis ETJB (447)

The Press Says

Commodore Force Commodore 64 Nov, 1993 93 out of 100 93
The Video Game Critic Genesis Jun 01, 2002 B+ 83
Génération 4 Amiga Dec, 1993 81 out of 100 81
GamePro (US) Game Gear Dec, 1992 4 out of 5 80
Amiga Dream Amiga Dec, 1993 74 out of 100 74
Megablast SEGA Master System 1993 70 out of 100 70
Amiga Games Amiga Mar, 1993 70 out of 100 70
All Game Guide Genesis 1999 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Pelit Amiga Aug, 1993 70 out of 100 70
Thunderbolt Games Genesis Sep 20, 2010 6 out of 10 60

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

There is no trivia on file for this game.


Contributed to by RKL (5614), Freeman (16984), *Katakis* (37818) and quizzley7 (21210)