American McGee has always had a unique perspective on the world of games, and that vision is coming to life exclusively through GameTap with his first episodic endeavor, Grimm. The long-time id Software creative turned to Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 3 to tackle his new take on traditional fairy tales, which presents an accelerated production schedule for the game’s 24 episodes. The model requires that McGee’s Shanghai-based development studio, Spicy Horse, go from concept to shippable content in 12 months. In that regard, McGee said that UE3 works ideally because it allows his studio to prototype an innovative game concept, establish a unique art style, and build large amounts of content in a rapid and efficient way.
Undertow features a 15 level campaign for single-player or co-op and two robust multiplayer modes for up to 16 players. While many of the maps have level-specific goals, the core gameplay of Undertow centers on this maxim: Kill as many enemies as you can – and stay alive for as long as possible!
One of the most critically acclaimed role-playing games of 2007, Mass Effect, is the latest stellar game from the minds of BioWare. The developer, which was recently acquired by Electronic Arts, has perfected the art of deep story lines and engaging characters in interactive entertainment.
A demo version of Epic Games’ Unreal Tournament 3 is included with the Unreal Development Kit download. The demo ships with four levels, three weapons, four vehicles and one robot character for your sampling enjoyment.
The Unreal Tournament series brings to the masses a multiplayer first person shooter that combines the kill-or-be-killed experience of gladiatorial combat with cutting-edge technology. As the ultimate techno-gladiator of the future, players take their fates into their hands, battling against other players online in action-packed, frag-filled arenas.