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Alien Day readies itself to burst back into the universe on April 26th

You might want to charge your thermal scanners and polish your re-enforced chest armor, because the third annual fan-focused celebration of the ALIEN franchise is once again looking to burst into the public consciousness with a series of sweepstakes, a pinball tournament, all-new merchandise, and reveals concerning upcoming ALIEN-related projects that are currently in the works! The momentous event is scheduled to take place on April 26th, and will serve as a global celebration of the legendary science-fiction franchise that rose to popularity with Ridley Scott's 1979 horror masterpiece, ALIEN.

Some of the highlights of the event can be found below:

- Beginning today, Shop.FoxMovies.com  unveils all-new apparel commemorating Dark Horse’s upcoming Aliens: Dust to Dust comic series which launches later this month. In preparation for ALIEN DAY fans can shop from a wide selection of never-before-available Alien merchandise on Shop.FoxMovies.com. Additionally, the first 50 customers to purchase select ALIEN merchandise will receive the FIRST copies of Aliens: Dust to Dust #1.

- Leading up to ALIEN DAY, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will make every film in the ALIEN franchise available to own digitally for $4.99 through the “Movie of the Day” app. This includes Alien (4/21), Aliens (4/22), Alien3(4/23), Alien: Resurrection (4/24), Prometheus (4/25) and Alien: Covenant (4/26).

- Gamers can win Alien franchise movies on Blu-ray and other fantastic prizes by competing in Zen Studios’ Aliens Pinball FX3 tournament! Everyone who plays the Aliens table on Five-Minute Mode between April 26 and May 3 is eligible, with the best prizes going to those who top the leaderboards. Players can download Pinball FX3 for free on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Windows 10 or Steam. The Aliens table is part of a three-pack known as Aliens vs. Pinball, which also includes tables based on Alien vs. Predator and Alien: Isolation.

- Immerse yourself in the horrors of the ALIEN Universe from the safety of your home. Binge your own ALIEN marathon as HBO On Demand, HBO GO, and HBO NOW will offer a special presentation of the franchise films including Alien (Director’s Cut), Aliens, Alien3, Alien: Resurrection, and Alien: Covenant.

- Plus, fans should stay tuned for special merchandise announcements, limited edition releases, giveaways and exciting unveils to take place on and in the days leading up to ALIEN DAY. Among the key licensees returning to the ALIEN DAY celebration include Dark Horse, Eaglemoss, The Loyal Subjects, Fright Rags, Geek Fuel, Mattel, Super 7, Diamond Select, Wonderdice, Park Agencies, Heighway Pinball Limited, Titan, NECA, Mondo, Prime 1, Trevco, Changes, Funko and more.

In additon to all that jazz, Fox Consumer Products is also partnering with multiple retailers including Books-A-Million, 2nd & Charles, and ThinkGeek which will showcase exclusive ALIEN franchise merchandise, celebrating the day with in-store activations, and social media sweepstakes.

If you feel the need to secure more information about the event than that, you can hop on over to www.AlienUniverse.com for more information, including how to be a part of the social media aspects of the celebration.

How do you plan to enjoy ALIEN DAY, this year? Will you host a movie marathon? Seek out an arcade that has an Aliens: Extermination cabinet, and play it until management kicks you out? Or, will you be looking to attend the big hulabaloo by way of one of the activations listed above? Let us know in the comments section below!

Source: Joblo

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