Unreal Tournament is a commercial, cross-platform and multiplayer FPS (first-person shooter) game, the ultimate sport of kill-or-be-killed. It offers a mind-blowing and explosive experience that introduces new ways to move and annihilate enemies.
Features at a glance
Key features include various modes (Assault Mode or Onslaught Mode), live voice chat with 3D audio support, live text chat, support for handling virtually indestructible tanks, support for creating mods, war machines, gut-twisting space fighters, as well as the ability to fight infamous characters, including Xan Kriegor and Skaarj.
The demo contains seven maps: AS-Convoy, ONS-Torlan, ONS-Primeval, DM-Rankin, CTF-BridgeOfFate, CTF-Face Classic, BR-Colossus), 7 game modes (Assault, Onslaught, Deathmatch, Capture The Flag, Team Deathmatch, Bombing Run and Instagib CTF.
Supported operating systems and hardware requirements
The game is officially supported on all mainstream operating systems, including various GNU/Linux flavors, as well as the Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. Being such an old game, its requirements are quite low for today’s hardware.
To play the Unreal Tournament game on your GNU/Linux computer, you must have at least a Pentium III at 1.0 GHz or AMD Athlon at 1.0 GHz or faster (1.2 GHz or faster recommended) processor, at least 128MB of RAM (256MB or higher recommended for smoothness play), at least 5.5GB or free disk space, a 6X speed CD/DVD-ROM, fast Internet connection or LAN, as well as compatible sound and video cards.
It’s no longer under active development
2004 is the version number of the game, which means that it was officially released 10 years ago at the moment of writing this review. The developers didn’t updated the game since then, which means that its graphics are pretty old compared with today’s technologies. However, it is still playable and preferred by many FPS gamers around the world.