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NS2 Q&A #2
Natural Selection 2

NS2 Q&A #2

Feb 10, 2011 Natural Selection 2 3 comments

Max answers some of the most frequently asked questions about NS2 development.

Build 157 and 158 Released
Natural Selection 2

Build 157 and 158 Released

Dec 5, 2010 Natural Selection 2 24 comments

The Beta is coming along well. With each patch, the game is getting closer to release. And you can help!

NS2 closed beta released...and how we got here
Natural Selection 2

NS2 closed beta released...and how we got here

Nov 24, 2010 Natural Selection 2 25 comments

Finally, the closed beta is available to those who preorded NS2. Not only that, but the Fade is now playable!

Alpha Build 154 Released
Natural Selection 2

Alpha Build 154 Released

Nov 16, 2010 Natural Selection 2 7 comments

Build 154 has been released on Steam - Havok physics, noticeable game frame-rate improvements!

Power Nodes
Natural Selection 2

Power Nodes

Nov 8, 2010 Natural Selection 2 31 comments

Power nodes are a new feature in Natural Selection 2. They control the lighting for rooms and power for marine structures. Their use is a prime example...

The Whip - Reveal
Natural Selection 2

The Whip - Reveal

Oct 16, 2010 Natural Selection 2 9 comments

The Whip is the structure that the Commander will want to build when employing a more offensive strategy.

The Flamethrower - Gameplay Video
Natural Selection 2

The Flamethrower - Gameplay Video

Oct 1, 2010 Natural Selection 2 32 comments

We wanted to put together a quick update showing off one of the new weapon classes that is in NS2 - the Flamethrower.

"The Crag" Reveal
Natural Selection 2

"The Crag" Reveal

Aug 19, 2010 Natural Selection 2 47 comments

For this update we wanted to talk about the Crag, the first of four different alien structures the alien commander will be able to build in NS2. It will...

NS2 Alpha Patch #2 released (Build 151)
Natural Selection 2

NS2 Alpha Patch #2 released (Build 151)

Aug 13, 2010 Natural Selection 2 7 comments

We are making good progress with physics, animation and networking bugs in the alpha and have many improvements and fixes in our new patch.

NS2 Alpha Patch Released
Natural Selection 2

NS2 Alpha Patch Released

Jul 31, 2010 Natural Selection 2 4 comments

We've been busy triaging reports and fixing them as fast as we can and today we're releasing a patch with the first group of these.

NS2 Alpha Released!
Natural Selection 2

NS2 Alpha Released!

Jul 27, 2010 Natural Selection 2 53 comments

It's been an utterly insane couple of months of work here at Unknown Worlds and tonight many of you will get your first game of NS2!

Decoda and Cinematic Editor Update on Steam
Natural Selection 2

Decoda and Cinematic Editor Update on Steam

May 23, 2010 Natural Selection 2 10 comments

As we mentioned last week, the newest build of NS2 on Steam includes a special version of Decoda and our very own Cinematics Editor.

Lua Debugger "Decoda" Update
Natural Selection 2

Lua Debugger "Decoda" Update

May 19, 2010 Natural Selection 2 5 comments

It's hard to believe that it's been over a year since the last update to Decoda.

NS2 Engine Test and Tools Just Launched on Steam!
Natural Selection 2

NS2 Engine Test and Tools Just Launched on Steam!

May 8, 2010 Natural Selection 2 15 comments

As we get close to the Natural Selection 2 alpha release, we're switching to distributing all of the updates to the tools and engine through Steam.

Engine Progress - SgtBarlow's Map
Natural Selection 2

Engine Progress - SgtBarlow's Map

Apr 24, 2010 Natural Selection 2 23 comments

We've been keeping a close eye on the community's modding projects and we have a few things planned for the next patch to make life a little bit better...

Engine Test Follow-Up and Custom Mods
Natural Selection 2

Engine Test Follow-Up and Custom Mods

Apr 20, 2010 Natural Selection 2 43 comments

We're catching our breath after the Engine Test release last Friday. We are excited to see you guys already modding the game, adding things like sprinting...

NS2 Engine Test released!
Natural Selection 2

NS2 Engine Test released!

Apr 10, 2010 Natural Selection 2 39 comments

Today is a big milestone for Unknown Worlds: we've just released the NS2 "Engine Test" to everyone that has pre-ordered the game!

Engine Test Release Date Set - Friday, April 9th!
Natural Selection 2

Engine Test Release Date Set - Friday, April 9th!

Mar 30, 2010 Natural Selection 2 20 comments

The engine test is a runnable version of the engine designed to help us tune the performance, compatibility, and networking prior to the release of the...

Alien Harvest Reveal / Spark Q&A Part 2
Natural Selection 2

Alien Harvest Reveal / Spark Q&A Part 2

Feb 14, 2010 Natural Selection 2 21 comments

The first of the new Alien structures, The Harvester, is revealed! Also, Max continues his Q&A with fans, this time discussing the Cinematic Editor...

NS2 Wins Indie Game of the Year! Pre-Alpha Footage Released
Natural Selection 2

NS2 Wins Indie Game of the Year! Pre-Alpha Footage Released

Feb 9, 2010 Natural Selection 2 46 comments

Natural Selection 2 just won ModDB's Indie Game of the Year! There you'll see the first game footage of the skulk, marine, gorge, command station, the...

Spark Engine Questions and Answers #1
Natural Selection 2

Spark Engine Questions and Answers #1

Feb 4, 2010 Natural Selection 2 15 comments

Many people seemed interested to learn more about the Spark Engine. Is it just the Editor? Or the entire game? Lead engine programmer Max answers these...

Prop Artist Bill and Spark Editor Update (Build 135)
Natural Selection 2

Prop Artist Bill and Spark Editor Update (Build 135)

Jan 31, 2010 Natural Selection 2 6 comments

Along with this week's patch we'd like to give some credit to one of the more unsung heroes of the development team, Bill Smith. He joined the team last...

Level Editor "Spark" Released
Natural Selection 2

Level Editor "Spark" Released

Nov 26, 2009 Natural Selection 2 21 comments

Today we're releasing the Spark level editor to everyone who pre-ordered Natural Selection 2. This is a tool we've designed and built from the ground...

Anatomy of a Scene
Natural Selection 2

Anatomy of a Scene

Oct 3, 2009 Natural Selection 2 18 comments

Two weeks ago we we posted some screen shots of the new marines in Natural Selection 2. We were really happy to hear the overwhelmingly positive response...

Eleminis - Cute and Addictive Game released for iPhone
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Eleminis - Cute and Addictive Game released for iPhone

Sep 20, 2009 9 comments

Like puzzle games? Then you'll love Eleminis! The stars of the popular Facebook application are now available for iPhone. Mix and match the miniature...

New NS2 Interview at NS2Player.Net
Natural Selection 2

New NS2 Interview at NS2Player.Net

Jul 20, 2009 Natural Selection 2 1 comment

New NS2 interview posted! Covers lots of competitive gameplay stuff.

Interview with NS2 Level Designer KungFuSquirrel
Natural Selection 2

Interview with NS2 Level Designer KungFuSquirrel

Apr 17, 2009 Natural Selection 2 3 comments

I made a previous post announcing KungFuSquirrel's (Andrew Weldon) joining the Unknown Worlds team. An avid fan of his previous work, I was more than...

KungFuSquirrel is officially working on NS2!
Natural Selection 2

KungFuSquirrel is officially working on NS2!

Feb 2, 2009 Natural Selection 2 5 comments

He's back and he's bringing the nuts to level design with him.