The best games inspired by the 'Alien' franchise, ranked

Get the Full StoryThe arrival of Alien Covenant in theaters today is the perfect time to celebrate the various forms of nightmarish gifts Ridley Scott’s seminal horror franchise has bestowed upon us. Aside from the scarring image of an alien scorpion baby bursting through a human chest cavity, the franchise’s influence spreads far, wide, and across many mediums.

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So join us on our express elevator to hell, for a list of the best Alien-inspired games of all time. Rankings, it should be noted, are based on a combination of the game’s greatness and success in capturing the spirit of the franchise an Alien vs. Greatness ranking, if you will . We’ll start with the very best and work our way down. Read more...More about Entertainment, Gaming, Alien, Entertainment, and Gaming