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Alien 3 (MD)
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Alien 3 (MD)
Developer:
Probe Entertainment
Entertainment Software
Publisher:
Arena Entertainment, Acclaim Entertainment, LJN, Virgin Interactive, Tectoy
Release date:
1992
Genre:
2D Side-scrolling, Platform
Game modes:
singleplayer
Rating:
n/a
Media:
Platform:
Sega Master System
Genesis
Media:
cartridge
Game engine:




Contents

Release


Release date for the game Alien 3 (MD);


North America 1992
Europe 1992
Brazil 1992
Japan 27th May 1994


Plot


Based on the 1992 film Alien 3, set on 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 1993 Alien 3 for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System which was also developed by Probe, and different from the Game Boy titles developed by Bits Studios.

Developed by Probe Entertainment and Eden Entertainment Software. Published In North America, Europe, and Japan by Arena Entertainment, Acclaim Entertainment, LJN, and Virgin Interactive, and in Brazil by Tectoy.

Similiar Alien 3 game versions were available on the Amiga (1992), Commodore 64 (1992), Game Gear (1994), Genesis (1992) and SEGA Master System (1992).


Gameplay


The player controls Ripley through a number of platform levels. She must not only defend herself against hordes of aliens and find the exit, but also save a number of prisoners, all within a time limit of only a few minutes per level.


Game modes


You can play in the following modes;
Easy.
Normal.
Hard.


Single Player Maps


stage 1
stage 2
stage 3
level Guardian
stage 4
stage 5 mayhem
stage 6
level Guardian
stage 7
stage 8 rescue
stage 9
stage 10
stage 11
stage 12
stage 13 rescue
stage 14
stage 15

Walkthrough


Weapons


Machine gun, Flame thrower, Grenade Launcher.

Equipment


Motion tracker, medi kits.

Aliens


Aliens, Xenomorphs, Face Huggers, Chest Bursters, Praetorians, Alien Queen.

Vehicles


Publishers


Acclaim Entertainment was an American video game developer and publisher. It developed, published, marketed and distributed interactive entertainment software for a variety of hardware platforms, including Sega's Mega Drive/Genesis, Saturn, Dreamcast, and Game Gear, Nintendo's NES, SNES, Nintendo 64, GameCube, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance, Sony's PlayStation and PlayStation 2, Microsoft's Xbox, and, to a lesser extent, personal computer systems and arcade games. It also released video games for the Sega Master System in Europe.

Virgin Interactive was a British video game publisher. It was formed as Virgin Games Ltd. in 1981. The company became much larger after purchasing the budget label, Mastertronic in 1987. It was part of the Virgin Group. In 1994 it was renamed Virgin Interactive.

LJN was an American toy company and video game publisher. It created toy lines and video games based on movies, television shows, and celebrities. It was headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, and later in Lyndhurst, New Jersey.

Tectoy (known as Tec Toy before late 2007) is a Brazilian videogame and electronics company. They are best known for publishing and distributing Sega's consoles and video games in that country. The company stock is also traded at Bovespa. The company is headquartered in São Paulo.


Developers


Acclaim Cheltenham was a game studio in Cheltenham, England that was founded in 1984. They were acquired by Acclaim Entertainment on October 10, 1995. They made Extreme-G 3 and XGRA: Extreme-G Racing Association before Acclaim declared bankruptcy in 2004.

Probe Software (later Probe Entertainment, and ultimately Acclaim Cheltenham) was a British videogame developer founded in 1984 and acquired by Acclaim Entertainment. In 2001, Probe Entertainment became Acclaim Studios London. It was responsible for developing Mortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat II for the Sega Mega Drive and Extreme-G and Extreme-G 2 for Nintendo 64. They were also well known for successful licensed games like Die Hard Trilogy and Alien Trilogy.


Achievements


Prisoners
Time
Pulse rifle ammo
Flame thrower fuel
Hand grenade
Grenade launcher
No hit bonus

Codes


Releases


Alien 3 video game available on NES (1992), SNES (1993), Mega Drive (1992), Amiga (1992), Commodore 64 (1992), Game Gear (1994), Genesis (1992), Game Boy (1992) and SEGA Master System (1992).


Patches


Alien 3 PC Rom download for Alien 3 (SNES) and Alien 3 (MD).

Reception


gamespot's Rating: 7.7/10

References

Citations

Alien 3 (MD)

Footnotes

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