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Alien Syndrome (home computers)

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Alien Syndrome
Publisher: Mindscape (US) ACE (UK, DE) Dro Soft (ES)
Developer:
System(s): Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Commodore Amiga
US
$39.95[1] ?
Commodore Amiga
UK
£19.99[2][3] ?
Commodore Amiga
UK (Rad)
£9.99[4] ?
Atari ST
US
$39.95[1] ?
Atari ST
UK
£19.99[2][3] ?
Atari ST
UK (Rad)
£9.99[5][4] ?
Amstrad CPC
UK (Cassette)
£9.99[2][3] ?
Amstrad CPC
UK (Rad)
£1.99[5] ?
Commodore 64
US (Disk)
$? ?
Commodore 64
UK (Cassette)
£9.99[3] ?
Commodore 64
UK (Disk)
£11.99[3] ?
Commodore 64
UK (Rad)
£1.99[5] ?
ZX Spectrum
UK (Cassette)
£8.99[3] ?
ZX Spectrum
UK (Rad)
£1.99[5] ?
IBM PC compatibles
US
$? ?
MSX
ES
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The Western home computer conversions of Alien Syndrome were released for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, IBM PC compatibles and ZX Spectrum computers.

Production credits

Artwork

Magazine articles

Main article: Alien Syndrome (home computers)/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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<div style="width:Expression error: Unexpected < operator.px; padding-left:2px; padding-top:9px; padding-right:2px;">Print advert in
Computer & Video Games (UK) #81: "July 1988" (1988-06-xx)
</div>
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<div style="width:Expression error: Unexpected < operator.px; padding-left:2px; padding-top:9px; padding-right:2px;">Print advert in
ACE (UK) #13: "October 1988" (1988-xx-xx)
</div>

Physical scans

Amiga version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
92 №5, p42
83 №2, p94[4]
Commodore Amiga
88
Based on
2 reviews

Amiga, US

Amiga, US (alt)

Amiga, UK
AlienSyndrome Amiga EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
Amiga, UK (RAD rerelease)

Amiga, DE

Amstrad CPC version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
51 №96, p74[5]
Amstrad CPC
51
Based on
1 review

Amstrad CPC, DE (disk)
AlienSyndrome CPC DE Box Disk Ace.jpg
Cover
Amstrad CPC, UK
(RAD rerelease)
AlienSyndrome CPC UK Box Cassette Rad.jpg
Cover
Amstrad CPC, ES
(cassette)
AlienSyndrome CPC ES Box Cassette DroSoft.jpg
Cover
Amstrad CPC, ES
(cassette) (alt)
AlienSyndrome CPC ES Box Cassette DroSoft Alt.jpg
Cover
Amstrad CPC, ES (disk)
AlienSyndrome CPC ES Box Disk DroSoft.jpg
Cover

Atari ST version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
51 №11, p46[6]
79 №96, p74[5]
92 №8, p59[7]
92 №5, p42
75 №6, p26[8]
69 №5, p84/85[9]
83 №2, p94[4]
Atari ST
77
Based on
7 reviews

Atari ST, US

Atari ST, UK

Atari ST, DE
AlienSyndrome AtariST DE Box.jpg
Cover

Commodore 64 version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
50 №11, p46[6]
80 №1989-10, p66
80 №1988-05, p42
75 №79, p60/61[2]
82 №96, p74[5]
89 №8, p59[7]
70 №6, p26[8]
90 №38, p80/81
Commodore 64
77
Based on
8 reviews

Commodore 64, US
AlienSyndrome C64 US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngAlienSyndrome C64 US Box Front.jpg
Cover
AlienSyndrome C64 US Disk.jpg
Disk
Commodore 64, UK (cassette)
AlienSyndrome C64 UK Box Cassette.jpg
Cover
Commodore 64, UK (RAD release)
AlienSyndrome C64 EU Box.jpg
Cover
Commodore 64, DE (disk)
AlienSyndrome C64 DE Box Disk.jpg
Cover
Commodore 64, ES (cassette)
AlienSyndrome C64 ES Box Cassette.jpg
Cover

DOS version

DOS, US (3½-inch)
AlienSyndrome DOS US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngAlienSyndrome DOS US Box Front.jpg
Cover
DOS, US (5¼-inch)

MSX version

MSX, ES
AlienSyndrome MSX ES Box.jpg
Cover

ZX Spectrum version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
90 №57, p84/85[10]
84 №69, p49[11]
70 №96, p74[5]
84 №12, p50/51[12]
80 №35, p75[13]
ZX Spectrum
82
Based on
5 reviews

ZX Spectrum, UK
Alien Syndrome Spectrum EU ACE Box.jpg
Cover
ZX Spectrum, UK (RAD release)
AlienSyndrome Spectrum EU Box RAD.jpg
Cover
ZX Spectrum, ES
Alien Syndrome Spectrum ES Dro Box.jpg
Cover

References


Games in the Alien Syndrome Series
Arcade
Sega Master System
Alien Syndrome (1987)
Nintendo Entertainment System
Alien Syndrome (1988)
Commodore Amiga
Atari ST
Amstrad CPC
Commodore 64
MSX
ZX Spectrum
Alien Syndrome (1988)
IBM PC compatibles
Alien Syndrome (1989)
Sega Game Gear
Alien Syndrome (1992)
Sharp X68000
Alien Syndrome (1992)
Sony PlayStation 2
Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. 14: Alien Syndrome (2004)
Sony PlayStation Portable
Nintendo Wii
Alien Syndrome (2007)