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08 - Alien vs Predator



Download or listen to the podcast episode at atarijaguargamebygame.libsyn.com/08-alien-vs-predator

Step into the role of the Alien, the Predator, and the Marine in this ambitious and atmospheric first person shooter from Rebellion.

General Links
Jaguar Game by Game Podcast Store
Podcast Episode Guide
Michael Current's Awesome Atari History Timelines

The Retro League

Game Links
Game on AtariAge
Game on MobyGames


Developer, Distributor, and Development
Dark Horse Presents #36 First Aliens vs. Predator crossover, February 1990
Atari 2600 Game by Game Podcast episode 5 (Activision history)
Alien vs. Predator (1993 SNES Game) Jorudan Co. (developer of SNES Alien vs. Predator
Alien vs Predator: The Last of His Clan (1993 GameBoy game)
Alien vs. Predator (1994 Capcom arcade game)
Retro Gamer Magazine issue 57 (The Making of Alien vs. Predator)
Retro Gamer Magazine: Extra interview content from issue 57
Images Software
Images Software corporate history
James "Purple" Hampton interview (from June 1994 issue of Video Games magazine)
Andrew Whittaker interview (from Alive)
Lance Lewis interview (from Good Deal Games)
Lance Lewis interview (from The Atari Times)
EDGE Magazine preview May, 1994
Prototype info (from Unseen64 and LostDragon, notes on Gamesmaster TV, frame rate, AI)
ROM and RAM usage (from AvP source code directory)




(April 8, 1994)
Max objects per level (from AvP source code directory)
Doom monster AI
AvP for PS1 (unreleased)

Gameplay & Graphics Notes
FAQ/Walkthrough by BHodges

TV/Movie/Game/Music/Book References
Alien (1979 motion picture)
Aliens (1986 motion picture)
Predator (1987 motion picture)
Predator 2 (1990 motion picture)
Predators (2010 motion picture)
Aliens FAQ (some lifecycle discussion)
Wolfenstein 3D
Not the Doom Aliens mod I mentioned (guess I need to dig out the old floppy disk and check it out again)
Final Countdown
Atari XEGS Cart by Cart Podcast
Atari 2600 Game by Game Podcast episode 5 (Activision history)
Atari 2600 Game by Game Podcast episode 15 (Adventure)

Review Crew summary
Jeff's Jaguar Jungle
Atari Explorer Online (excerpt)
Top 50 Scariest Video Games of All Time (#29)

High Scores





Storytime Notes
Magic Smoke

Files (courtesy of AtariAge user ARETHIUS)
AvP CD notes
AvP review from French magazine CONSOLES
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