* GameBreaker: Linn Kurosawa's jumping downward stab/air throw. The stab can hit downed enemies off the ground, and can be done repeatedly while she's still in the air, resulting in a juggle combo. The Air throw allows her to pick up said juggled enemies and also lifts her a little higher in the air. See a pattern there? A skilled player can jump once, and kill some bosses without her feet touching the ground.
* InferredHolocaust: In order to finally destroy the alien hive in San Drad, California, Lt. Kurosawa sets the spaceship's autopilot to crash into it. She initiated a ColonyDrop in order to [[NukeEm nuke a Xenomorph hive]] only a few dozen miles from other human-occupied settlements. Then again, [[GodzillaThreshold it's better than letting the Xenomorphs breed...]]
** Plus, it's likely all those settlements were evacuated before the Xenos came...
* NoProblemWithLicensedGames: This is one of the most fondly remembered licensed games ever made.
* OddballInTheSeries: Not that this is a [[NoProblemWithLicensedGames bad thing]] mind you, but seeing KiAttacks, Predators speaking [[AliensSpeakingEnglish fluent English]]; and fighting along side cyborg ninjas is probably about as weird as the franchise has ever gotten.