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Alien Arena: Mercury Edition has been released! After months upon months of work, the newest version of Alien Arena has been unleashed with a number of new features, graphical enhancements, and a much faster rendering game engine.

Posted by Irritant_new on Feb 8th, 2013

Alien Arena: Mercury Edition has been released!

After months upon months of work, the newest version of Alien Arena has been unleashed with a number of new features, graphical enhancements, and a much faster rendering game engine. This is a major enhancement, and players should see on average around a 300% increase in rendering speeds.

Some of the new features for this release include:

  • Major improvements in map rendering speed
  • HD lightmaps
  • IQM mesh animation now handled in GPU for major performance gains
  • Particle rendering optimizations
  • Fixed issues with ATI and shaders
  • Soft shadowmapping for vegetation and players
  • Cubemapping on mesh and map surfaces
  • New glass and water effects
  • Weapon switching has been made significantly faster
  • TCA now best two out of three
  • Various player models received poly increases for smoothness
  • New armor models

Complete changelog

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moddlord1
moddlord1 Feb 8 2013, 4:52pm says:

waz up! looking great

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Irritant_new Feb 9 2013, 10:36am says:

Thanks!

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ildamos
ildamos Feb 11 2013, 2:49pm says:

Those are just amazing screenies man! Keep it up! Greetings from IMBACORE!

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GamerKnight
GamerKnight Feb 12 2013, 10:26am says:

I have not played this game in so long, glad to see its still being actively developed.

I will have to give it a download and check out the new updates.

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