Not to be confused with the Atari 2600, DOS or ZX81 games of 1982 called Alien
Loosely based on the movie of the same name, you must find the alien aboard your ship and use the right strategy to defeat it. Requires joystick or paddle for orders inputs.
From back of box
Slowly the U.F.P. Reseach Vessel Thrasybulus breaks orbit. The planet below shows on the screens as a seething hostile mass of browns and greys. You relax as your crew starts the procedure to prepare the ship for the long voyage through interstellar space.
Suddenly an alarm rings. You quickly call all crew to the pridge, where Professor De Vries reports that the alien creature found on the planet below escaped while she was running smoe tests on it. In the confussion of its escape, several of the lab anumals also got away. It is imperative that the creature be recaptured, and you quickly give orderes to search the ship.