The famous Ultimate ZX Spectrum game, converted skilfully to the Amstrad CPC and eclipsing the original in the process. More colour – less slowdown! 🙂
Alien 8 is a serious challenge, and another reason why Ultimate Play The Game made the best games.
More: Alien 8 on Wikipedia
The Alien 8 cover art is clearly influenced by the opening of the film Alien.
I can only see the top half of the clockwork mouse up there.
You have to jump to the top to reach that item, but the blocks disappear when you touch them.
Another essential item, perched above some deadly spikes.
The d-pad on the floor allows you to control the robotic disc.
Need to push those blocks in the middle towards the teleport,
Mmm. The eggshell things at the top will drop on me if I stand under them. How to solve this?
Touch any of those broken eggshell things and it’s curtains for Alien 8.
Judging where to jump is not always easy. In fact: it’s quite hard.
There may be trouble ahead…
I just know something horrible is going to happen here.
I need to collect that circuit part and return it to the right location. Fat chance.
Have to time the run under these things right, or I’m dead.
Death surrounds Alien 8. I must be careful what I touch.