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Alien

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A sci-fi horror movie series featuring the famed Xenomorph aliens and Ellen Ripley.

The first video game about Alien was released in 1982.

Sega, Electric Dreams and Acclaim Entertainment has published most of these games

Groups:
* Weyland-Yutani Corporation (originally Weylan-Yutani)
* United States Colonial Marine Corps (USCMC, USCM)
* United Systems Military (USM)

Spacecraft:
* USCSS Nostromo
* USS Sulaco
* USM Auriga

Timeline:
* 2012 - Weyland Industries/Corp established (Prometheus)
* 2093 - Prometheus' mission to LV-223 (Prometheus)
* 209x - Weyland-Yutani merger (Prometheus)
* 2122 - Nostromo's crew inspect the Derelict on LV-426 (Alien)
* 2179 - Ripley is revived from cryosleep and goes back to LV-426 where Hadley's Hope colony had been set up (Aliens)
* 2179 - Ripley crashlands on Fury 161 (Alien 3)
* 23xx - Ripley is cloned (Alien Resurrection)

Graphically designed by H. R. Giger. Except for the chestburster, for which Giger produced a "plucked chicken"-like concept.
Implied:
* Aliens (xenomorphs)
* Parasites (chestbursters)

Common:
* Androids

Parent group

Movie tie-in

Child groups

Aliens versus Predator franchise, LV-426, Fury 161

Most popular characters

Ellen Ripley, Lt. Linn Kurosawa, Private Hudson, Annalee Call, Private Vasquez, Rebecca "Newt" Jordan, Private Frost, Corporal Dietrich, Cpt. Dallas, Carter Burke, Brett, DiStephano, Lambert, Andrews, Elgyn
(view all the 42 "Alien" characters)

Platforms

Windows 10
Linux 4
Arcade 4
ZX Spectrum 3
X360 3
PS3 3
C64 3
Amstrad CPC 3
Mac OS X 2
PS 2
MS-DOS 2
SNES 2
NES 2
GB 2
PS2 2
Master System 1
Mac OS Classic 1
Mega Drive 1
GBC 1
Saturn 1
Lynx 1
Amiga 1
PSP 1
Nintendo DS 1
Game Gear 1
Wii U 1
C16/Plus4 1
MSX 1
Xbox One 1
Jaguar 1

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