you should find UTs graphics to surpass all the games currently
on the market apart from Quake3Arena. You will of course require
some beef to get the best and a VooDoo3000, TNT2, G400 or ATI
Rage Fury should certainly provide the right meat when combined
with a solid CPU. Owners of a Voodoo2 and downwards might find
themselves seeing some slowdown, so you have been warned. You
also might have heard that the retail CD is slower than the
demo, even without the 'SafeDisk' bug this is true and can't
be tweak so well without 'Advanced Options'.
of a thousand gun fires
support for A3D, EAX, Surround Sound, Direct Sound3D and normal
stereo you certainly can't say UT hasn't thought of everything
you ear could possibly want. From the wheezing noise of machine
guns clashing, rockets streaking past your head and lasers burning
their way through your teammates bodies are all unmistakable
with 3D Sound. It adds that extra level of interaction that
can't be reached by most other games.
consists of a rock, punk and various techno styles so I suggest
turning it off if you want to play the game and win, just plain
distracting. On the whole you can't really fault the sounds,
clearly a lot of work has been put into getting them just right.