This Story Posted:
July 21st, 1999

The Weekly Spotlight
The Back Page - Our Love-Hate Realtionship With Apple
Ask Dave - Desktop Files Explained and B&W G3s
Computing With Bifocals - Building An Easy Web Page II, Basic HTML
The Name of the Game - Free Games On The Web At Shockwave.com
Today's News
Yesterday's News
News Archives
Reviews
MacOS News Around The Web
Awards
Contact Us
Home
 
 

[1:53 PM]
MACWORLD Expo: From The Floor - Eyes-On Unreal Tournament
by Kyle D'Addario
MacSoft is demonstrating and taking pre-orders for the upcoming release, Unreal Tournament. Unreal Tournament is the follow-up release of the mega-hit, Unreal. Following along the same lines as Quake III Arena, Tournament is based around a "deathmatch" type scenario in which a team of humans has to evade aliens, work together, and capture the prize. The game is geared toward multiplayer mode, but MacSoft representatives said that it is very playable in single player mode as well.

Tournament is being demonstrated at Macworld on a stock Blue and White G3/400 with 128MB of RAM, and is steadily showing frame rates of 50-70 frames/second. As far as looks and playability goes, Unreal Tournament is stunning. Many of the people checking out the demo were very impressed and this game will no doubt be a big hit.

There are a slew of new weapons, with one being the Sniper Rifle. This weapon is similar to the rifle in the original Unreal, with the difference being a zoom scope allowing one to zoom in on a player at almost unimaginable distances. The fun factor for this weapon is very high. :-)

MacSoft expects Unreal Tournament to ship in September for the suggested list price of $49.99.

Check out our MACWORLD Expo Special Report for all of our MACWORLD Expo stories.

MacSoft



Headlines For Friday, September 10th

Today's News
Yesterday's News
News Archives
Reviews
MacOS News Around The Web
Awards
Contact Us
Home

© All information presented on this site is copyrighted by The Mac Observer except where otherwise noted. No portion of this site may be copied without express written consent. Other sites are invited to link to any aspect of this site provided that all content is presented in its original form and is not placed within another frame.