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Storm United, Online FPS Shows First Real Game-play Video, First Alpha Due Soon

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Storm United is a beautiful FPS game running on the Unreal Engine that will have full Linux support, and they have shown off their first real game-play video. The game was originally built in Unity, but it was dropped in favour of Unreal Engine which performs far better for this type of game.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=if-peNysfbQ

I think it not only looks good, but the game-play for a first alpha release looks pretty fluid already.

For the initial release they are planning to have at least these features ready:
- 5 game modes: FreezeTag, Demolition, Capture The Flag, Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch
- 6 Maps
- 1 Vehicles: A buggy
- Basic clanmap features
- A clan manager
- Cross server chat allows clan members to talk with each other no matter if they are in the clanmap or on distant battlefield.
- 15 different weapons
- 2 playable classes: the guardian and the shadow
- Physically based super smooth weapons and camera movements
- The United Development HUB (more about it will be described in a future post)
- Much more to come

Anyone else excited for this to release? Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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Lapinopl 22 January 2015 at 10:30 am UTC
I got the alpha key. Still windows only
linux_gamer 22 January 2015 at 10:52 am UTC
Seems to be a great game. To me it looks much like Halo with a touch of Xonotic
GBee 22 January 2015 at 11:27 am UTC
It is indeed very beautiful, shame that it's a multiplayer fragfest though, hasn't that been done to death?
Liam Dawe 22 January 2015 at 11:50 am UTC
LapinoplI got the alpha key. Still windows only

They just said to me on their forum it will be a week or so for the Linux client
Lapinopl 22 January 2015 at 11:56 am UTC
liamdawe
LapinoplI got the alpha key. Still windows only

They just said to me on their forum it will be a week or so for the Linux client

Its been a while since I've checked the forum. Great to hear
coryrj19951 22 January 2015 at 2:26 pm UTC
The graphics are just amazing, but does the "Guardian" character look a little too familiar to any one else?
Skully 22 January 2015 at 2:43 pm UTC
At least they were smart enough to drop Unity engine and change to Unreal. The game will be way better for it.
EKRboi 22 January 2015 at 3:01 pm UTC
QuoteThe game was originally built in Unity, but it was dropped in favour of Unreal Engine

Awesome, that is exactly what I have wanted to hear for a while! Unity can go jump off a very tall bridge with no water below.
loggfreak 22 January 2015 at 3:19 pm UTC
did the video seriously say "your team has the enemies bing" ?
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zimplex1 22 January 2015 at 4:24 pm UTC
It's interesting but I want to see the team play aspects... I don't like the call of duty run and gun lone wolf style/formula. I want good team play... So I hope they showcase that in some other videos.
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