Alien Breed

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Alien Breed
Alien Breed cover
Release dates
DOS 1993
Windows (DOSBox) January 10, 2012[1]
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Alien Breed on Wikipedia
Alien Breed
Alien Breed 1993
Alien Breed: Tower Assault 1994
Alien Breed: Impact 2010
Alien Breed 2: Assault 2010
Alien Breed 3: Descent 2010

Key points

To start the game once in menu, press RShift or the button bound to fire.
The original 1991 version was released only for Amiga, with an updated version on 1992 called Alien Breed: Special Edition 92. The PC version is based on the Special Edition, including all 12 original levels and 6 new levels.[2]
The sound quality of the PC version is inferior to the Amiga version.

General information

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Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Prompts for answers from manual, code wheel, etc.
Manual lookup copy protection (removed for the version). Use DOSBox.
Bundled together with Alien Breed: Tower Assault. Pre-packaged with DOSBox.[3]
On the version the copy protection has been bypassed, simply write anything and push Enter in order to start the game.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game> (mounted in DOSBox)[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings ( version)
Graphics settings ( version)

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.0
Processor (CPU) 80286
System memory (RAM) 640 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Extended memory is required under DOS (or DOSBox) for digitized sound
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB


  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within the installation folder reflects the path(s) listed for DOS and/or PC booter game data.