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Alien Soldier

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Alien Soldier is a side-scrolling action game in which the player takes the role of Epsilon-Eagle, the former leader of the Scarlet mutant group. The mutants are now lead by the evil Xi-Tiger who had turned them to terrorism, and one of their goals is to kill Epsilon-Eagle...

At the start of the game the player chooses four out of six weapons - each with special advantages or disadvantages against certain enemies. As mutant Epsilon-Eagle also has other special powers, e.g. teleporting across the screen or (with full health) morphing into a powerful phoenix destroying everything in his way.

The 25 levels consist of short side-scrolling sequences and a few boss fights. In fact the bosses take on the majority of the game and the side-scrolling sequences are mostly used to give the player opportunity to collect ammo boxes. Bosses have their own patterns and weaknesses.


  • エイリアンソルジャー - Japanese spelling

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Credits (Genesis version)

13 People

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Background Arts
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Sound Effects
Computer Designed by
  • Treasure
Presented by
  • ©SEGA 1995



1001 Video Games

The Mega Drive version of Alien Soldier appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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Related Sites +

  • Alien Soldier Finally Sees US Cart Release
    an article about a home made US genesis release of the game, on GameSetWatch (17th June 2009)
  • Steam
    The game's Steam page, where the Windows version can be downloaded using the Steam client.

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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by Kohler 86.

Windows added by Titan10. Nintendo Switch added by Rik Hideto. Wii added by Sciere. Linux, Macintosh added by Foxhack.

Additional contributors: Sciere, j.raido 【雷堂嬢太朗】, Titan10, FatherJack.

Last modified March 5th, 2023.