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A New Video Highlighting Unigine's OilRush Game

Gaming

Published on 30 December 2010 09:13 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
18 Comments

Two weeks back we published an exclusive preview of Unigine's OilRush as we happen to have access to the internal builds of this upcoming multi-platform, real-time strategy game. Besides that preview article where plenty of screenshots can be found, we also recorded a quick video of this oil-themed game. Now though Unigine Corp has put out a much longer (12 minutes) video that goes over this visually-intense game that will premiere with a native Linux client.

As we have already talked about OilRush a fair amount, see our posts about it if you aren't already familiar with Unigine's inaugural game. Embedded below is the twelve minute video going over the OilRush game-play using the latest pre-release.


As we shared already, Unigine Corp will allow the community to beta test the game for those who pre-order the title. Details will be announced early next year for those who want to pre-order and gain beta access. The official release of OilRush should come in March. As long as your computer hardware and graphics hardware can handle this demanding OpenGL-based engine, this is a Linux game worth checking out.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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