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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 spaceship Sulaco. Unfortunately, an alien or two has stowed away on the Sulaco and wreaked havoc within the ship. Thus, it crashes 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. At each level, you have to rescue all the trapped prisoners and then make your way to the exit, all while surviving multiple alien attacks.


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.

Promo Images

Alien³ Concept Art
Alien³ Concept Art
Alien³ Concept Art
Alien³ Logo

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 | カタキス (42793) 3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars
No One Can Hear You Scream ETJB (480) 3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars
It's passable with an emulator Charlie Chase (6) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars

Critic Reviews

Joypad Oct, 1992 94 out of 100 94
GameFan Magazine Oct, 1992 92 out of 100 92
Joystick (French) Nov, 1992 91 out of 100 91
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Oct, 1992 90 out of 100 90
Supersonic Nov, 1992 88 out of 100 88
Sega Force Jan, 1993 83 out of 100 83
The Video Game Critic Jun 01, 2002 B+ 83 Mar 12, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Power Play Oct, 1992 66 out of 100 66
Mega Drive Advanced Gaming Nov, 1992 62 out of 100 62


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quizzley7 (21707) added Alien³ (Genesis) on Sep 24, 2002
Other platforms contributed by RKL (5735), Freeman (65665) and Katakis | カタキス (42793)
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