Aliens (US Version)
Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Apple II
Also Known As: Aliens – US Version (In Europe)
Commodore 64: NA: 1986 | EU: 1986
Apple II: NA: 1987
ZX Spectrum: EU: 1990
Publisher: Activision (Electric Dreams in UK for Spectrum/C64)
Aliens: The Computer Game was a 1986 game based on James Cameron’s Aliens film, released for Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and Apple II. It was developed by Activision. In America, it was published by Activision while in Europe it was published by Electric Dreams. In Europe, the game is known as Aliens US Version as Electric Dreams released their own Aliens game.
Aliens: The Computer Game contains six mini-games which include action sequences like piloting a Dropship from the Sulaco, find a way through an airduct, fighting Aliens and battling the Queen.
Upon its release, Aliens: The Computer Game received mixed reviews from critics. Commodore Format gave it a positive 85%: “D’ya know how some licenses are successful on every turn? Alien is one of them.” Computer & Video Games gave it 8/10 saying: “…there is sufficient variation, challenge and gameplay to keep most gamers happy and frustrated for many a long night.” Zzap scored it 60% and said it was graphically really good but it’s a tough game: “Frustration is a swift and deadly opponent. A pity ‘coz this game could have been a winner.”
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