Alien Swarm is an overhead view tactical squad-based shooter for UT2K4. Set in the the distant future, the players take the role of a Commander in the Interstellar Armed Forces. They must guide their squad of marines through Swarm infested colonies, overrun bases and outposts, to achieve a variety of objectives.

Alien Swarm features:

  • Unique blend of action and strategy.
  • 1-8 players co-operative play.
  • Single mission or Campaign mode.
  • Large array of equipment for your marines, including Assault rifles, Shotguns, SynTek SmartEye Autoguns, Flamethrowers, Pistols, Incendiary Mines, Flares, Stim Packs, Ammo Bags, Sentry Guns, Medkits and more!
  • Four marine classes: Explosives, Special Weapons, Medic and Technical
  • Skill and experience system allowing your marines to improve as they progress through the campaign.

  • Full tutorial to teach you how to play and to use the equipment at your disposal.
  • 8 unique marines with portaits, personality, skills and background.
  • Easy to use emote system for team communication.
  • Full character speech for each marine which adapts to the current situation.
  • Alien parasites which infest your marines and hatch from inside them.
  • A variety of mission objectives.
  • High scores, kill records and medals.
  • A range of difficulty settings and unlockable map variations.
  • Leader and voting system for online play.
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MjrHuRTz has just released the Phalanx Campaign for Alien Swarm! Alien Swarm is a co-operative squad-based tactical shooter from Black Cat Games, built on top of UT2004. The Phalanx Campaign gives you 6 new missions, ranging from a Greenhouse facility to heavily infested living quarters.

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Head on over to the Alien Swarm site for more details and screenshots!

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Bugs invade March's MOTM

Bugs invade March's MOTM

10 years ago Feature 21 comments

Alien Swarm is an exciting mod, whereas it changes the style from First Person Shooter, to a hybrid of Real Time Strategy and 3rd Person shooter.

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AlienSwarm 1.3 to 1.34 Patch zip

AlienSwarm 1.3 to 1.34 Patch zip

4 years ago Patch 0 comments

Alien Swarm 1.34 Patch 31st January 2010 Here's a small patch which adds widescreen support to Alien Swarm: * Widescreen resolutions available in the...

Alien Swarm v1.32 Patch

Alien Swarm v1.32 Patch

6 years ago Full Version 0 comments

This patch requires Alien Swarm 1.3 or 1.31 to already be installed. To upgrade, extract this patch .zip to your UT2004 folder.

Alien Swarm v1.3

Alien Swarm v1.3

6 years ago Full Version 2 comments

Alien Swarm requires UT2004 (if you're looking for the recently announced Alien Swarm: Infested, that is still in development. Stay tuned to the site...

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undeadbobop Feb 1 2011 buried:


wow valve stole this...
that is probably why its free

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defragen1 Mar 23 2012 replied:

derp, the people that made this mod got hired by valve

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Newbez Aug 5 2010 says:

really good, i really like the fact a mod team managed to become so succesful, will definatley try this mod

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bioswat Aug 4 2010 says:

Its like alien swarm on source?

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Slench Aug 4 2010 replied:

the source version is based on this one so... yeah..

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bXmMusic Dec 26 2010 replied:

It's so ******* stupid. Valve is always like "LOL TEAM FORTRESS FROM QUAKE? LOL MINE NOW. Ooooo ALIEN SWARM UT2K4 :3 OURS TOO" Takin' ****.

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RyanW2413 Apr 29 2011 replied:

For Alien Swarm: "Alien Swarm is a game and Source SDK release from a group of talented designers at Valve who were hired from the Mod community. Available free of charge, the game thrusts players into an epic bug hunt featuring a unique blend of co-op play and squad-level tactics. With your friends, form a squad of four distinct IAF Marine classes. Plan y..." -Valve
You should really look at info before you criticize games.

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Mr_Cookies Jan 20 2011 replied:

and also left 4 dead,counter strike and day of defeat.
Valve always pick a game that ins is from them, let the game smoother (bcause i think that the games before valve pickup is more,hmm,more "curt",in my opnion) and change about 40% of it,and this 40% is always good OR bad,never is always good,see left 4 dead beta vids and you will know :P

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ashton93 Mar 24 2011 replied:

You guys are pretty retarded. Valve hired the old mod teams and then they created the Source versions of the games

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MCGONN Aug 3 2010 says:

Well, I can't run AS:S so I might as well play this version.

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r4y98 Mar 31 2011 replied:

he he ***

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