Aliens versus Predator

Date Released: April 1999
Publisher: Fox Interactive
Developers: Rebellion
Formats: PC
Genre: First-Person-Shooter

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Aliens versus Predator

Cover Art Aliens versus Predator (PC)

This 3D shooter gives you the opportunity to choose among 3 races in the struggle for your life control. You can pick deadly Aliens, that has very piercing claws and striking tail, beside the double mouths that can pierce the enemy skull. You can also be a Predator, also an alien race that came here to hunt, and by that he uses chameleon transparent cover, many vision modes, easy to locate anything that breaths or moves, with one gun mounted on his shoulder, and add-on knife-alike pack on his arm fist. He also uses other weapons, and can easily zoom any enemy even to 8x. Last race is Humans, to be specific, a Marine. Without weapons he’s fairly weak, but that’s why his weapon arsenal is huge, flamethrowers, miniguns, machineguns, bazookas, etc. and beside that he can watch in night-vision mode, or use his flares to enter the dark. However, flares are limited to five at the time. So pick a race and demonstrate your abilities, either as a human, alien or predator.


  • 3 Different Species Play 3 different species: Each with different strengths, weapons, physical abilities and objectives.
  • Many Unique Areas Over 40 different levels in environments including Spaceships, Alien Temples and Underground Caverns.
  • Deformable Environments Scorch walls and surroundings with a flame thrower and write your name on the wall with a Pulse Rifle!
  • Multiplayer 10 Multiplayer modes which include: Species War, Co-op, Deathmatch, Tag, and more.
  • Particles and Dynamics System Stunningly real smoke, steam, sparks, fire and muzzle flashes!
  • Total Freedom of Movement Look up and down, jump, crouch and climb.
  • Dynamic Lighting Shoot out lights and the world plunges into darkness, fire a flare down a corridor and see it light up the walls as it goes.
  • Full Physics Model Objects can bounce and spin.

System Requirements

OS: Windows 98
Processor: 200 MHz
Memory: 32MB
DirectX: DirectX 6.0
Hard Drive: 64MB

Sega Saturn and Playstation 1 Ports

Alien vs Predator was originally announced for Sega Saturn, Playstation 1 and PC with a Christmas 1997 release date. The PC version was pushed back to 1999 and the console versions were scrapped altogether. Early code was show off at E3 1997. You can view a scan below from Playstation Plus magazine (thanks to Ross Sillifant for the scan) which shows some screenshots of the PS1 version. They said the game looked a whole lot better than the Jaguar version with better 3D environments.

 Aliens versus Predator (PC)

From Playstation Plus Magazine.


AvP (US Cover)
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Magazine Articles

Playstation Plus
PC Zone (August 1998)
PC Accelerator (December 1998)
GamesMaster (January 1999)
PC Zone (February 1999)
PC Accelerator (March 1999)
PC Zone (May 1999)
GamesMaster (May 1999)
CVG (May 1999)
CVG (June 1999)
Next Generation (June 1999)
PC Accelerator (July 1999)


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Millenium Expansion Pack

An expansion pack for AvP called the Millenium Expansion Pack was released which included nine new multiplayer levels, two new weapons and a save game feature.

AvP Gold

 Aliens versus Predator (PC)

Name: Aliens versus Predator: Gold Edition
Released: July 28, 2000
Publisher: Fox Interactive
Developer: Rebellion

This Gold Edition includes the original game, the Millennium Add-on Pack, and the Aliens Versus Predator: Prima’s Official Strategy Guide.





Aliens versus Predator Classic 2000

 Aliens versus Predator (PC)Name: Aliens versus Predator Classic 2000
Released: January 15, 2010
Publisher: Fox Interactive
Developer: Rebellion

The game was re-released under the title Aliens vs Predator Classic 2000 in January 2010 on Steam. It features the Colonial Marine, Alien and Predator Campaigns and the frenetic single-player Skirmish mode from the original title: Alien Versus Predator Gold Edition, which was released to massive acclaim in 2000.  The game has been updated to run on modern PCs and laptops using DirectX 9.0c and includes support for Xbox 360 Controller for Windows.


  • Three campaigns: Colonial Marine, Alien and Predator
  • Includes all the levels from the original AvP Gold Edition plus the Millennium Expansion Pack
  • Skirmish mode against infinite Alien hordes
  • Bonus Episodes
  • Unique abilities, weapons and equipment for each species
  • Scale walls and elevator shafts as an ALIEN with frightening speed as you attack and devour your victims
  • Stalk your prey as the deadly PREDATOR using wrist blades, shoulder cannons and stealth mode
  • Lock and load as a COLONIAL MARINE using motion trackers, grenade launchers and flame-throwers to exterminate your foes
  • Supports Xbox 360 Controller for Windows
  • Music from the original soundtrack CD

System Requirements

OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Processor: Pentium II 400 MMX
Memory: 128MB
Graphics: DirectX compatible graphics card
DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
Hard Drive: 500MB
Sound: DirectX compatible sound card
Controller Support: XBox 360 Controller for Windows
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