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Prerelease:Alien Soldier

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This page details prerelease information and/or media for Alien Soldier.

SEGA Magazine Issue #4

Segamag issue4 aliensoldier proto.jpg

Differences:

  • Main hero looks like human.
  • Boss looks slightly diffirent.


Beep! MegaDrive September-October 1994

Beep! Mega Drive - September-October 1994 1.jpg

Differences:

  • Epsilon looks diffirent, reminding hero from prototype.
  • HUD is diffirent.
  • Numbers on bottom. Benchmark info?
  • Weapon selecting menu style looks more simple and seems only 4 weapons avaliable.


Beep! Mega Drive - September-October 1994 4.jpg

Differences:

  • Main hero looks nearly as released version, but still not same look.
  • Even more new looking HUD.
  • Other transformations of 7th force.


Beep! MegaDrive November 1994

D'OH BeepMD 11-1994 109.jpg

A preview of Alien Soldier.

Differences:

  • The title screen uses an earlier "ALIEN SOLDIER" logo, and has entirely different text that reads:

AD2010.THE SKULLANDCROSSGUNS,

HAVE COME FROM SPACE TO INVATION.

AND,WE CRIED FOR HELP TO OTHER STARS.

WORLD OF THE SF COMBAT SHOOTING

HE WILL COME WE ARE THE EARTH.

"SKULLANDCROSSGUNS" is derived from the original title of the game: Blade Slasher VS Skull and Cross Guns.

  • The font used throughout the game is different.
  • The "STATUS WINDOW" and "EXIT" text is yellow.
  • Flame Force is humorously misspelled as "Frame Force".
  • Homing Force is called "Homer Force".

Beep! MegaDrive December 1994

BeepMD 12-1994 50.jpg BeepMD 12-1994 51.jpg

Pages 50-51 of Beep! MegaDrive's December 1994 issue preview an early build of Alien Soldier containing numerous content that was cut from the final game.

Beep! MegaDrive January 1995

BeepMD 01-1995 46.jpg BeepMD 01-1995 47.jpg

A late preview of Alien Soldier, mere weeks away from the game's release.

Differences:

  • The title screen has a spelling error in CUSTUM, a blue SEGA graphic, and the date reads "1996" instead of "1995".
  • "CONTROL TEST" is white instead of yellow.
  • The Jampan boss is encountered in an area not seen in the final game.