Alien 8




Alien 8 is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Ultimate Play the Game ... The game is a spiritual successor to the best-selling Knight Lore, which was lauded by critics for its isometric graphics. In the game, the player takes control of a robot, Alien 8, whose job is to ensure that all of the cryogenically frozen passengers on board a starship remain viable during the ship's voyage. [Wikipedia]

Originally written by Chris and Tim Stamper for the Sinclair Spectrum. Converted to the BBC Micro by Paul Proctor.


TitleAlien 8
PublishersUltimate Play The Game
U.S. Gold (US Gold)
AuthorPaul Proctor
Release TypeCommercial Release
Primary genreArcade Adventure
Secondary genreIsometric
JoystickNot Supported
PlayersSingle Player
SaveNot Supported
CompatibilityA:✘ B:✔ Master: Untested
CompilationCosmic Battlezones



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Alternative Versions

This page is the entry for the canonical version of the game. For specific variants, see the list below.

Title Publisher Year
Alien 8 [pre-release?] [hack?] Ultimate Play The Game 1984