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Alien 3: The Gun
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Alien 3: The Gun
Developer:
Sega
Publisher:
Sega
Release date:
1993
Genre:
Lightgun shooter
Game modes:
singleplayer
Rating:
n/a
Media:
Platform:
Arcade
Media:
CPS-2
Game engine:




Contents

Release


Release date for the game Alien 3: The Gun (Arcade);


North America 1993

Plot


Based on the 1992 film Alien 3 and set in Fiorina 'Fury' 161 Class C Prison Unit 12037154, you play as Ripley with standard but limited marine weapons.

This is a different game from the 1992 Alien 3 for the Sega Master System which was also developed by Probe and ported to other systems, and different from the Game Boy title developed by Bits Studios.

Differences from film


The character starts aboard the Sulaco and descends in the EEV but unlike the film isn't in a stasis unit.
There are many more aliens of all sizes and the battle starts immediately, the aliens though are from the film.
A tank like enemy appears.
Prisoners are not called by name.
An Unidentified Man appears and asks for the alien specimen just before W-Y Commandos appear.

Game modes


You can play in the following modes;
Singleplayer, co-op.

Single Player/Co-op


Stage 1 Inside of the space ship "Sulaco"

Inside of the space ship

From inside a hanger gameplay continues through the different corridors and then into the waiting EEV, a Super Face Hugger must be defeated to continue.




Stage 2 (Act 1) Fiorina "Fury" 161

Fiorina act1

Emerging from the landed EEV, gameplay continues across the surface and towards the installation, just before reaching it a large Iron Tortoise must be defeated.




Stage 2 (Act 2) Fiorina "Fury" 161

Fiorina act2

Through the surface installation and pass a perimeter fence, soon infrared lighting is activated as you continue, the route leads into the installation and a large Alien must be defeated.




Stage 3 Prison

Prison

As you enter you go along many corridors into a lift which then leads on to level B2 and into the canteen. Through the canteen avoiding prisoners as they escape and across a gantry into further corridors and were a Super Dog Buster must be defeated.




Stage 4 Tunnel

Tunnel

As the tunnels are being sealed the aliens are being funneled towards the area they set alight, more corridors lead into a vent and out onto a gantry and an Alien must be defeated.




Stage 5 Blast Furnace

Blast Furnace

Through the furnace and along gantries, multiple aliens and synthetics attack as prisoners escape. Finally the last Alien appears and must be defeated.




Stage 6 Final Struggle

Final Struggle

Killing the alien with molten lead leads into a room where a company man asks for alien samples, he becomes the enemy and must be defeated, as soon as he dies the room fills with W-Y Commando.




Bosses


Super Face Hugger
Iron Tortoise
Alien
Super Dog Buster
Alien
Alien
An Unidentified Man

Weapons


Pulse Rifle
Grenade Launcher
Flame thrower

Equipment


Lives
Medi kits

Powerups


Enemies


Alien bots
Motorised Weyland-Yutani alien bots
Xenoborgs
Weyland-Yutani guards
Colony inmates
Face Huggers
Aliens
Unidentified Man

Aliens


Aliens
Face Huggers
Chest Bursters
Runners
Praetorian

Vehicles


Iron Tortoise
USS Sulaco
EEV

Publishers


Sega Corporation, usually styled as SEGA, is a multinational video game software developer and an arcade software and hardware development company headquartered in Ota, Tokyo, Japan, with various offices around the world.

Developers


Sega Corporation, usually styled as SEGA, is a multinational video game software developer and an arcade software and hardware development company headquartered in Ota, Tokyo, Japan, with various offices around the world.

Achievements

A military rank as award.

Awards

Enemies
Prisoners
Damage
Score

Releases


Reception


References

Citations

Alien 3: The Gun

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