You can sign up to get a daily email of our articles, see the Mailing List page!

Oil Rush ââ

Posted by , | Views: 1,791
The creators behind the Unigine Engine have announced their own cross-platform RTS game!

It's great to see a Linux friendly developer studio really push their game engine into the spotlight with what looks like could be a massively popular game!

QuoteKey Features
      High-end graphics
      Multi-player over LAN and Internet
      Multi-platform:
      Windows
      Linux
      PlayStation 3
      Explosive gameplay with rushing swarms of furious enemies
      Various environments
      Mod SDK available


Game Play

OilRush is a real-time strategy game based on the group control. It offers mechanics of a classical RTS combined with a Tower Wars genre: control the construction and upgrade of production platforms along with their defence forces, and send battle groups of naval and air units to capture enemy's platforms and oil rigs.

The game can be played with your friends over LAN or Internet.
Setting

In the post-apocalyptic flooded world there are two things running short: oil and time. The last survivors in a desperate desire to seize control and dominate the enemy have started the naval warfare that made the whole world one large battlefield. In these harsh and cruel times, the oil is thicker than blood.
Oil

Oil that is pumped by oil rigs is the main resource in the OilRush world. In exchange for oil you can buy additional defence turrets and make high technology researches.
Oil Rigs

Oil rigs cannot defend themselves. Controlling them is an extremely important and difficult task.
Production Platforms

Platforms build attack units of a specific type. You can also equip them with defence turrets to fight against enemy attacks. Casting special abilities to the platform affects all units close to it.
Units

Battle groups are formed of several unit types: various ships, aircrafts and submarines. Choose them wisely since you will be struggling against different kinds of enemy defence.
Technology Tree

Making special technology researches brings you more advanced defence and more powerful attack weaponry, including nukes.
Current State

The game is currently at the end of production stage. Digital release of PC version is planned for Q4 2010.


[item]69[/item]

YouTube videos require cookies, you must accept their cookies to view. View cookie preferences.
Show & Accept Cookies   Direct Link
Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
0 Likes
We do often include affiliate links to earn us some pennies. We are currently affiliated with GOG, Humble Store and Paradox Interactive. See more information here.
The comments on this article are closed.
While you're here, please consider supporting GamingOnLinux on Patreon, Liberapay or Paypal. We have no adverts, no paywalls, no timed exclusive articles. Just good, fresh content. Without your continued support, we simply could not continue!

You can find even more ways to support us on this dedicated page any time. If you already are, thank you!
Livestreams & Videos
Community Livestreams
See more!
Popular this week
View by Category
Contact
Latest Comments
Latest Forum Posts