Alien Swarm

created and published by Black Cat Games in 2004-05-28, running on Windows
type: action/reflex, strategy
genre: Science Fiction, Tactical
series: Alien Swarm
perspective: bird's-eye push-scroll
player options: single player, LAN, Internet
game engine: Unreal Engine 2
languages: eng

Official description

Alien Swarm is an overhead view tactical squad-based shooter for UT2K4. Set in the the distant future, the players take the role of a Commander in the Interstellar Armed Forces. They must guide their squad of marines through Swarm infested colonies, overrun bases and outposts, to achieve a variety of objectives. Featuring Assault Rifles, Heat Tracking Guns, Sentry Guns, Flamethrowers and more. Supports co-operative multiplayer.

Game Features
Alien Swarm is a total conversion for Unreal Tournament 2004, featuring:
* Unique blend of action and strategy.
* 1-8 players co-operative play.
* Single mission or Campaign mode.
* Large array of equipment for your marines, including Assault rifles, Shotguns, SynTek SmartEye Autoguns, Flamethrowers, Pistols, Incendiary Mines, Flares, Stim Packs, Ammo Bags, Sentry Guns, Medkits and more!
* Four marine classes: Explosives, Special Weapons, Medic and Technical
* Skill and experience system allowing your marines to improve as they progress through the campaign.
* Full tutorial to teach you how to play and to use the equipment at your disposal.
* 8 unique marines with portaits, personality, skills and background.
* Easy to use emote system for team communication.
* Full character speech for each marine which adapts to the current situation.
* Alien parasites which infest your marines and hatch from inside them.
* A variety of mission objectives.
* High scores, kill records and medals.
* A range of difficulty settings and unlockable map variations.
* Leader and voting system for online play.

Requirements: Unreal Tournament 2004. Alien Swarm has been tested on Windows, Linux and Mac.
# 2010-03-12 11:04:17 - official description - source


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Sanguine # 2010-03-14 13:31:03

Technical specs

display: textured polygons

Editor note

Latest version: 1.34 (as of 2010-01-31)
# 2010-03-12 10:49:38

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