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Japanese title: エイリアン2
Release date: mid-1987
Publisher: Square
Developer: Square
Platform: MSX Computer System

A look at Aliens for the MSX, a game based on one of the greatest films ever made that also happens to be one of RPG giant Square’s earliest titles, developed and published just before Final Fantasy saved the company from likely financial doom. Huge thanks to @RewindMike for his help covering the unreleased Famicom Disk System port! Check out his channel and subscribe (please)!

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Gameplay was captured using the Elgato Game Capture HD from both an MSX2 and MSX Turbo R unit, upscaled via a Framemeister, and video/audio was edited using Sony Movie Studio Platinum Suite, Version 12. And I did indeed use the Blue MSX emulator to capture the ending, as mentioned in the video.

Video Sources for Aliens The Computer Game footage:
https://youtu.be/1NgoJUzmVsY
https://youtu.be/hWJc0AO0Op4
https://youtu.be/9TC8KyNWfAs

Alien, Aliens and Alien 3 movie clips are copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox, used here under fair use and for review/education purposes.

Music used in this video comes from the featured game as well as the following: Aliens: Colonial Marines (Sega, Xbox 360/PS3/PC), Alien Trilogy (Acclaim, PS1/SAT/PC), Aliens The Computer Game (Electric Dreams Software, ZX Spectrum), Aliens the Arcade Game (Konami, arcade), Aliens Vs. Predator (Fox Interactive, PC), Aliens Vs. Predator (Capcom, arcade), Alien 3 (Acclaim, Genesis), Parasite Eve (Square, PS1) and Final Fantasy IV (Square, SFC).

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