Alien Arena 2009 is a freeware online deathmatch game with fast and furious action for Windows and Linux! The game runs on the CRX engine, and features modern effects such as real-time per-pixel lighting and shadows, GLSL shaders, light bloom, reflective surfaces and much more, while still being able to run on even modest systems. The game includes a built in, as well as external server browser and chat client. Players can look up their stats online, chat with other players, and become part of a growing community.
Some of the new features in this release:
• Improved shadow volumes with self shadowing.
• Vertex buffer object management.
• Sound improvements/bugfixes.
• Security fixes.
• Anisitropic image filtering.
• New weather effects.
• Duplicate player renaming.
• Two new levels.
• Auto detection of settings on first run.
• Run time optimizations.
For maximum compatibility purposes, the graphical settings in Alien Arena have been set automatically on first run. Please use the video options in the game menu to adjust the settings to best suit your gaming system. Alien Arena employs an OpenAL sound system.