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)