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Unreal Tournament 2004: Editor's Choice Edition

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From demo to a series

Unreal Tournament series began life as a technological demo, which showed the graphics capabilities of the Epic Games’ engine Unreal. It was first shown in 1998 together with the first game of the series. The fourth part of the game uses version 2.5 and is the sequel to Unreal Tournament 2003.

The story

Famous designer Cliff Bleszinski led the team of developers on this one. He is known for such games as Jack The Jazz Rabbit and Gears of War. The game takes place in a fictional universe where people are involved in an endless war with aliens named Skaarj. For the moral support of the colonists, who need to restore their home planet, the Liandri Corporation came up with a gladiatorial tournament where miners compete with each other. The action of Unreal Tournament 2004 begins in the tenth anniversary year, in which the Skaarj Empire sent its representatives to participate.

Key features

Gameplay-wise game is a first-person shooter, with the ability to participate in single battles and in multiplayer matches. The game has more than a hundred maps and ten game modes, which at the time when the game was released made it almost the most massive of all online shooters. Vehicles also appeared in UT2004, - to get around huge open maps.

Release date
Epic Games
Epic Games, Inc.
Age rating
17+ Mature

System requirements for PC

  • Supported OS: Windows 2000/XP
  • Processor: Pentium III 1.0 GHz or AMD Athlon 1.0 GHz or faster (Pentium® or AMD 1.2GHz or greater recommended)
  • Memory: 128MB RAM (256MB RAM or greater recommended)
  • Graphics: 32 MB video card required (64 MB NVIDIA or ATI hardware T&L card recommended)
  • Sound: Windows-compatible sound card
  • DirectX: DirectX 9.0b
  • Hard Disk Space: 5.5 GB Free
  • Multiplayer: Internet (TCP/IP) and LAN (TCP/IP) play supported. Internet play requires a 33.6 kbps or faster modem (broadband recommended)
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Unreal Tournament 2004: Editor's Choice Edition reviews and comments

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Microsoft from French
UT, I think it is no longer to present.. A must-have of its kind!
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Microsoft from Spain
Excellent game. The only problem is the lack of Latin American servers, there are servers from other regions peron the ping is high
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Microsoft from French
This game has lost nothing of its charm, nor of its brilliance. It remains for me one of the best FPS of the last 10 years. I recommend it without hesitation!
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Microsoft from Spain
Good gameplay, excellent IA, good graphics for your time, your sountrack leaves me without words of the best shooters I've played in my life, even after so many years is still my favorite 10/10.
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Microsoft from Spain
I Can't believe there are Servers with so many people. Excellent Game. (It is Not accepting the Control, they wondered) Run in a microwave, so don't worry. FX-4100 3.6 GHz 8Gb Ram 1Gb AMD Radeon HD 6900
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Microsoft from French
Unreal Tournament 2004, a timeless taulier for 14 years, to many servers still active today, and thousands of maps and models created by the community all over the net, to keep you in suspense another 10 years more!
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Microsoft from Dutch
Had to buy this game on steam just for the sake of having it again. Played this game more than a 1000 hours long ago, and never had any regret about it. I still think this is the best Unreal experience available. But that could also be the nostalgia talking.
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Microsoft from Spain
Unreal Tournament, the game where "fragear" multiple enemies and hear the voice of the announcer is most satisfying that can exist in a arena shooter. Also, today is a complete classic that still has active servers, you may not be as active as in your golden days, but after 13 years is still fun!
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Microsoft from French
FPS solo and multi, sequel to UT2k3, UT2k4 is one of the (if not the) best of the series, the tournament resumes with talented participants. Many game modes (assault, CTF, deathmatch, etc...), hours of fun, weapons and various vehicles, the game is taking, especially solo. Good playability, music and very neat graphics. I recommend it. Warning: steam version in English, provide a patch fr.
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Microsoft from French
Extraordinary FPS extremely easy to gameplay, but with a huge improvement opportunity (in agility and precision). Graphics not too bad, but mostly very light, the most important for a FPS. The world is very sympathetic, the maps and the modes of games very numerous, offering a large panel of possiblité. Many servers still filled with world (and nice people in addition). And very strong bots for an AI:D One of the best FPS in my opinion PS: do not count on the scenario of this game, it is limited to a tournament on the official maps of the different modes.
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