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Alien 3 (SNES)
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Alien 3 (SNES)
Developer:
Probe Entertainment
Publisher:
LJN
Release date:
1993
Genre:
2D Side-scrolling, Platform
Game modes:
singleplayer
Rating:
n/a
Media:
Platform:
Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Media:
cartridge
Game engine:




Contents

Release


Release date for the game Alien 3 (SNES);


North America May 1993
Japan 9th July 1993
Europe 28th October 1993

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 1992 Alien 3 for the Sega Master System and Mega Drive which was also developed by Probe and ported to other systems, and different from the Game Boy titles developed by Bits Studios.

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, and unlike the Alien 3 version available on the Mega Drive (1992), Amiga (1992), Commodore 64 (1992), Game Gear (1994), Genesis (1992) and SEGA Master System (1992) were not timed levels.

Game modes


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


Single Player/Co-op Maps


Level 1

Hunt or be hunted
Pressure point
Heat it up
Power link-up
Crossed wires!
Closed doors
Power plus+
Total control

Level 2

Power to the people
Depths of despair
360 degree action
Mercy mission
On a short fuse
Mission impossible
Watch your back

Level 3

Ready and waiting
Operation rescue
Slaughter 'em high
Operation neptune
System failure
Down town

Level 4

Machine mania
Free and fry
Super search
Electric storm
Salvage and scorch
Fit to burst
Hot toast

Level 5

Multi-rescue
Electro-shock
Burning desire
Tip for special
Hunt high and low
Amp cramp

Level 6

Black out
Rapid rescue
Rescue and torch
Smash and gare
Confused
Red hot


Walkthrough


Fiorina 'Fury' 161

Class C Prison Unit

Report EEV unit 2650 crash

Lt.Ellen Ripley

85156170...........Survivor

Unidentified woman

Approx 12 years old...........Dead

CPL Dwayne Hicks

L55321.................Dead

Bishop 341-B

Synthetic Humanoid.....Negative Capability


To: Fiorina 'Fury' 161

Class C Prison Unit 12057154

From: Network Comm 01500

Weyland Yutani

- Message Received. -


Level 1

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Alien corridor 1
Weapons room 11
Assembly hall 1
Cell block 3/4
Bug wash 12
Medic bay 8/9
Waste area 2/3
Mine area 22

Level 2

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Medic bay 3
Furnace 6/7
Bug wash 8
Cell block 5
Assembly hall 2
Hanger bay 4
Alien corridor 2
Weapons room 8

Level 3

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Surface area 6/7
Cell block 6
Bug wash 14
Medic bay 5
Weapons room 11
Alien corridor 4
Mine area 3
Assembly hall 7


Level 4

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Mine area 18
Waste area 11
Assembly hall 4
Weapons room 14
Cell block 10
Alien corridor 5
Surface area 2
Bug wash 19
Medic bay 1

Level 5

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Assembly hall 5
Medic bay 15
Alien corridor 6
Furnace area 8
Cell block 12
Mine area 2
Waste area 10
Bug wash 15
Weapons room 10
Surface area 9


Level 6

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Weapons room 20
Furnace area 1
Alien corridor 7/8
Assembly hall 10
Waste area 15
Hanger bay 2
Mine area 5
Surface area 10
Medic bay 12


Weapons


Pulse Rifle, Grenade Launcher, Flame thrower.

Equipment


Motion tracker, Health bonus, Grenade ammo, Machine gun ammo, Flame thrower ammo.

Powerups


Health.

Aliens


Eggs, Face Huggers, Chest Bursters, Warriors, Aliens, Queen.


Vehicles


Publishers


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.

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


Codes


Maps for Alien 3 (game).

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), Game Boy Colour (1993) and SEGA Master System (1992).

Patches


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

Reception


Gamrreview.com 7.4/10

References

Citations

Alien 3 (SNES)

Footnotes

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