The franchise of Extraterrestrial marked a before and after in the history of science fiction cinema. With a unique aesthetic and such an iconic “villain” as the Xenomorph, it only made sense that Sooner or later, Ridley Scott’s work would end up transcending the medium and serving as the inspiration for many video games.. From horror games to action games, games based on the franchise have been hugely popular among sci-fi fans and gamers. In this article, I propose to go back and tell you which are in my opinion the 5 best Alien games released to date.

5. The Alien Resurrection (2000)

  • alien resurrection it’s a shooter First-person shooter developed by Argonaut Games and published by Fox Interactive in 2000.
  • The game follows Ripley 8, a clone of Ellen Ripley, as she battles xenomorphs on the USM Auriga spaceship.
  • The game features solid gameplay and a variety of weapons and enemies. The graphics are impressive for the time and create a tense and scary atmosphere. The game also features an interesting story that expands on the mythology of the franchise.
  • Even if Alien Resurrection never became as popular as other “Alien” games.It’s still a great shooter that any fan of the cinematic saga should play no matter what.

4. Alien Trilogy (1996)

  • Alien Trilogy is a first-person shooter game (logically the Alien theme lends itself a lot to this genre) developed by Probe Entertainment and released in 1996.
  • As the name suggests, the game follows the events of the first three Alien movies and features gameplay where players have to fight against xenomorphs and other enemies while exploring various locations.
  • The game was a huge success upon release and is considered one of the best “Alien” games ever made. The game features a variety of weapons and enemies and provides a fast-paced and challenging gameplay experience. The graphics and sound design are excellent and create a tense and creepy atmosphere.
  • Alien Trilogy is a classic “Alien” game that’s still a great first-person shooter.

3.Alien 3 (1992)

  • Alien 3 is an action platform game developed by Probe Entertainment and released in 1992.
  • The game follows Ellen Ripley as she battles xenomorphs in the Fiorina 161 prison. Players must navigate through various well-designed levels and face a wide variety of enemies.
  • Alien 3 features solid gameplay and a variety of weapons more than adequate. The graphics and sound design are excellent for a game that turned 30 last year, and they create an incredibly tense atmosphere.
  • Although the game is not as popular as other “Alien” games, it is definitely still a solid game that is great fun to play.

2. Aliens (1990)

  • Aliens it’s a shooter Third-person arcade game developed by Konami and released in 1990. The game features cooperative gameplay in which two players can control the main characters from the movie “Aliens”: Ellen Ripley and Cpl. Dwayne Hicks.
  • Players must battle hordes of xenomorphs as they progress through different locations. It’s a great adaptation of the movie and offers a brutal and challenging gameplay experience. As you can imagine, the game has a variety of weapons and enemies.
  • Aliens is a classic from the era of arcade games and It’s still a great “Alien” game to this day.

1. Alien: Isolation (2014)

  • I am sure that You all assumed that Alien: Isolation would be at the top of this list, and it is indeed.
  • For those of you who have lived in a cave for the past decade, Alien: Isolation is a first-person horror game developed by Creative Assembly and published by Sega in 2014.
  • The game follows Amanda Ripley, Ellen Ripley’s daughter, as she searches for answers about her mother’s disappearance on a space station. Amanda must deal with a deadly xenomorph while trying to escape the station.
  • The game is an immersive horror experience that does a great job of capturing the tension and dread of the original film. The xenomorph in the game is extremely intelligent. and it can appear at any time, creating a constant sense of danger. The graphics and sound design are excellent and help create an incredibly tense atmosphere.
  • Without a doubt, Alien: Isolation is the best Alien franchise video game ever made.and I would even say that it is one of the best horror games overall.

Besides, the alien franchise it inspired other horror and survival games, becoming a benchmark and source of inspiration for developers around the world. Games like Dead Space or The Last of Us, for example, were directly influenced by the Alien saga. His legacy continues to inspire developers and gamers around the world.

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