The grand prize winners in the Best Game Mod category ( all stand alone games- if you have a copy of UT3)

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First Place: The Haunted by Michael Hegemann and The Haunted TeamPrize: $50,000 + commercial license for Unreal Engine 3

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The Haunted is a fast paced thirdperson horror-action game with focus on a intense multiplayer experience that is all about making a stand and liberating cursed places from the minions of evil. The game features several multiplayer modes such as coop or demons .vs. humans where enemies are spawned and controlled by players.  The outstanding visuals lay a perfect tone for the gameplay.

  • Playing as human is action focused survival gameplay with a huge arsenal of weapons and melee attacks in the vein of Resident Evil, but with total freedom in movement and more intense, direct combat.
  • Undead humanoid monsters come in many variations and approach from everywhere to give you the feeling of a real fight for your life. There is no place to hide, together or alone. In addition to that, watch out for dangerous traps and environmental hazards.
  • Some multiplayer modes can have players taking control of vicious demon masters. Here you can spawn monsters and play them by yourself,  or place traps and trigger the environmental hazards to create a unpredictable threat for the humans.
  • The locations feature an almost mystical atmosphere, provided by awesome graphics and effects. Damage is shown on the characters with blood splatter, dirt and scars along with post processing effects and physical hit animations.
  • Solo Mode: The singleplayer mode pits one human against the forces of evil.
  • Coop Mode: Up to 4 human players have to make a stand against the undead.
    Send as much as possible back to hell and redeem the souls of fallen comrades.
  • Battle Mode: 4 Human players against 4 demons.
  • Demonizer: Similar to coop, but each dead human will turn into a demon until no one is left.

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 TheHaunted Teams Website                               The Haunted V3 Final Direct nervousENERGY download

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UT3_The_BallSecond Place: The Ball by Toltec Studios Prize: $40,000

The Ball offers an adventure that puts you in the boots of an explorer who gets stuck in a cavern and bumps onto an ancient complex holding a mysterious ball. While making your way through the internal workings of ancient ziggurats, golden cities, and huge caverns, your only companion is a giant gold and metal-shelled ball. A mysterious artifact in its own right, that you use to make your way through a series of rooms and caverns, and to crush enemies with. As you progress through the mod, slowly the real purpose of this gigantic complex becomes clear, and you are sucked into a thousands of years old story of betrayal and secrecy  The Ball Cahua- Direct nervousENERGYdownload

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ut3_Angels_FallThird Place: Angels Fall First: Planetstorm by the AFF: Planetstorm teamPrize: $30,000

Planetstorm is an objective based assault-style game played in two theaters, in space, and on the ground. in space you must engage fleets of massive warships, controlling vehicles in first person from ship interiors or launching fighters to engage in spectacular dogfights.

Angels Fall : nervousENERGYDirect download

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ut3_Prometheus Fourth Place: Prometheus by Rachel Cordone and The Prometheus team

Prize: $20,000

 A single player coop mod. Work with your past and future selves to complete your objective.

 

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Category: MSUC