Alien vs. Predator was released on May 20, 1994 in Japan. It was known as the 4th CPS-II game.
Known export releases:
"Alien vs. Predator [Blue Board]
"Alien vs. Predator [Grey Board]
"Alien vs. Predator [Orange Board]
This game is based on the Dark Horse comics: Aliens vs. Predator (1989-1990) (5 comics). Also, it combines enemies from the two Twentieth Century Fox films entitled Alien and Predator. This is the first title to ever combine elements from two separate, non-related films into a single game.
Lieutenant Linn Kurosawa made a cameo appearance in the background of Ken's stage in "Street Fighter Alpha 2
Chad Johnson holds the record for this game with 3074408 points.
Comics published after the release of the game :
Aliens vs. Predator - Booty (1996) (1 comic)
Aliens vs. Predator - Eternal (1999) (4 comics)
Aliens vs. Predator - Xenogenesis (1999) (4 comics)
Aliens vs. Predator - Thrill of the Hunt (2004) (1 comic)