Comparison Spec of Arcade gamesEdit

Comparison between the Arcade games; Aliens: Arcade, Alien 3: The Gun, Alien vs. Predator: Arcade, Aliens Extermination and Aliens Armageddon.

The games are based around the films and the Alien and Predator franchises, the comparison includes story lines, differences from films, images and specifications.

Story linesEdit

Aliens: Arcade:

Aliens is an arcade game based on the horror movie of the same name. In the game the first player controls Ripley and the second player controls Corporal Hicks. The gameplay includes Hadley's Hope, APCs, Hive, Dropships, Sulaco and aliens from the film.

Alien 3: The Gun:

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.

Alien vs. Predator: Arcade:

Alien vs. Predator: Arcade introduces seven stages connected with cutscenes with four playable characters each with a combo fighting move. Set on Earth in the Alien Predator universe in the late 20th Century as San Drad, California is invaded by aliens.

Aliens Extermination:

Aliens: Extermination's story occurs years after the Aliens movie events when space marines go back to LV426 to exterminate the last creatures who might remain. Meanwhile, the Weyland-Yutani Corporation has set up laboratories in the complex to conceive new biologic weapons. They also created a cyborg army to protect their researches and destroy anybody who would interfere.

Aliens Armageddon:

The story follows as 2 combat marines, possibly USCMs, battle with help from a small contingency of troops and vehicles for support. They are armed for the most part with assault rifles rather than the usual pulse rifles which are equipped with scopes and combat torches but have access from their support team driving humvees with assault machine guns. The game is set on Earth in the Alien universe in the 21st Century after all major cities are destroyed.

Differences from filmEdit

Aliens: Arcade:
  • Areas follow the films plots but are sometimes different in design.
  • New forms of aliens are included.

Alien 3: The Gun:

  • 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.

Alien vs. Predator: Arcade:

  • Unlike the film and other games released about the same time with the same name, the arcade game is a beat'em up.
  • Areas and locations from other films are included.

Aliens Extermination:

  • Set after the destruction of facility on LV426.
  • The atmosphere buildings are still standing.

Aliens Armageddon:

  • Not following any set film in the franchise.
  • New forms of aliens are included.


AliensExerm 7
AliensExerm 4
Aliens Armageddon6
Aliens Armageddon7





Sound CPU

Sound Chip



Aliens: Arcade

052526 @ 3MHz (TMNT GX875)


YM-2151 / 007232



Alien 3: The Gun

NEC V60 @ 16.107950 MHz 32 bits RISC (Sega System 32)

Z80 @ 8.053975 MHz



320 x 224

Alien vs. Predator: Arcade

68000 @ 16 MHz (CP System II (CPS2))

Z80 @ 8 MHz

Q Sound @ 4 MHz

4094 32bit

384 x 224

Aliens Extermination

Pentium® 4 CPU-32bit (LGA 775)



32bit 16.9M

800x600 VGA

Aliens Armageddon

Intel® Celeron CPU G530 @ 2.4Ghz-64bit (LGA 1155, Socket H2)



32bit 16.9M


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