O~3 Entertainment today announced that Alien Hominid, is shipping to retail stores throughout North America, with the game expected to be on shelves as early as this coming weekend. Developed by The Behemoth, Alien Hominid is available for the PlayStation 2 and Nintendo GameCube.

"Alien Hominid is the epitome of what we're trying to do at O~3," stated Bill Gardner, CEO of O~3. "Our mission is to find the best independently developed games in the world, and bring them to market."

While joy riding in its new spaceship, Alien Hominid crash lands in front of FBI headquarters, and narrowly escapes with only its alien hide. Alien Hominid must find its spaceship and get off this rock before its vicious human enemies find it and cart it off to Area 51. Along the way Alien Hominid relies on its deadly melee skills and advanced weapons to out smart the ever-cunning enemies who want to probe it for alien secrets.

The game features original, hand drawn art, 16 multi-player levels, and even bonus games. Not bad for a 2D, platforming shooter.