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Next patch is out!

January 26th, 2009

Two years after releasing the game, third patch is out. Some other reported bugs were fixed and new features were added or modified for better gameplay. Thanks to PetteriB and Ufo forum community.
Download the patch and enjoy your UFO: Afterlight!

Christmas gifts on Sprocket

December 9th, 2008

Try your luck and win out five IDEA Games's titles, including UFO: Afterlight. Join in here.

Patch 1.6 steamed

August 28th, 2008

Patch 1.6 for Steam online downloaded version is now available.
You can download it from Support section.

Patch 1.6 combined

May 14th, 2008

Patch 1.6 for both DVD and Sprocket downloaded versions is now available.
You can download it from Support section.

Patch 1.6

April 21st, 2008

The first UFO: Afterlight patch created outside of ALTAR is now available for download. It fixes a number of bugs and removes the copy protection. Read more about at 1C's website.
You can read about and download the patch 1.6 here.

Gameplay narrative

July 13th, 2007

"When I fought my way inside the mine, I found my way blocked by a wall of 'robot breeding chambers'. I had to blow the wall up with dynamite to proceed to the item. The room was absolutely crowded with robots! My technician had to run for his life back to the team!"
Read the full gameplay story of one of the players and compare to your experience with the game.

Winners of the modding contest

July 4th, 2007

Many skilled modders have worked hard over the last few months creating modifications for UFO: Afterlight. Finally the winners of the modding contest were picked. Read more in the Contest section.

90% on WorthPlaying!

June 11th, 2007

"About half of this multi-faceted game involves balancing your immediate and long-term needs against your available resources. The task is never really an easy one, and you will constantly have to make sacrifices in one area in order to achieve gains in another. Personally, I found this to be the most enjoyable and challenging aspect of UFO: Afterlight."
Read more in WorthPlaying's review
 

Solution for the patch installation problems

June 8th, 2007

Some errors with the patch 1.5 installation were reported. To solve this, we release the patch 1.5 in batch files, which don't need to be installed. You can download them from support section.

Modding contest beefed up!

May 8th, 2007

A month ago we announced the UFO: Afterlight modding contest. We’ve had some great contributions since then, but it’s hard to complete a modification in so short a time. Therefore we’ve decided to give the modders another month to complete their work, and to beef up the prizes even more! Details can be found here

Patch is out

April 13th, 2007

First patch upgrades version to 1.5. It fixes some bugs and makes many improvements in the game. You can read about and download the patch 1.5 here.

Modding contest announced

March 30th, 2007

We are honoured to announce the contest of modding the UFO: Afterlight game, in cooperation with StrategyCore, Cenega Publishing and Idea Games. More details or rules are put up in Contest section. Also you can read full press release.

Prepare for the modding contest

March 15th, 2007

A contest of the best mod will be announced soon! Prepare your own or cooperate with experienced modders - join the discussion at official modding forum. Also you can download most of finished mods here, thanks StrategyCore. Do not miss a link to a very useable model edit tool added in Fan section here, thanks Stucuk, as same as tips how to mod, thanks ShadoWarrior.

Taktikzone interview

March 3rd, 2007

"When the publisher came to us and wanted a sequel in one year, we agreed." … Read a full interview about the game in German or English at Taktizone site.

UFO: Afterlight Official German site

March 2rd, 2007

Morphicon, the German publisher of full localized version of UFO: Afterlight, publishing games labeled as Peter Games, launched the official site of this game at http://ufo-afterlight.de/.

90% for UFO: Afterlight

February 26th, 2007

"So, whereas things could have gone badly for ALTAR in UFO #3, where things like the unvaried AI that has most foes stand in the open and take pot-shots might rob some of an ultimate sense of challenge and the constantly-sprawling interfaces may leave learning gamers feeling lost and overwhelmed, things worked out great."
Read more in HonestGamers' review.

UFO: Afterlight available worldwide

February 22th, 2007

IDEA games announced the launching of the online distribution of UFO: Afterlight worldwide using its own internet server SprocketIdea where you can buy and download computer games developed by members of IDEA games. The online release date was set to February 26, 2007.

The game is out!

February 9th, 2007

UFO: Afterlight was released on the time as Cenega Publishing was announcing! Unfortunately not in all world regions; local versions will come in few weeks.
On the occasion of the release, there has been started modding support in the site section Fans and created three new posters; don't miss the one with Chief reticulan from the box.

EuroGamer review 8/10

February 5th, 2007

EuroGamer's reviewed UFO: Afterlight and likes the game at 8/10. "Those that have foolishly agreed to play nothing but Latvian games until 2008 should start beating their foreheads against a convenient wall or tabletop round about... now."
Read the complete EuroGamer's review.

More reviews!

January 22th, 2007

"Overall UFO: Afterlight provides a very worthwhile time investment as the reward you reap is a deep and intriguing strategy game with the kind of RPG elements that add a less geeky feel to it - a surprise hit with us."
Read more reviews!

Demo released!

January 18th, 2007

"The release date of UFO: Afterlight is coming up fast and the day has come when we let you smell the martian air for the first time. You can get to know the Afterlight team in the today revealed Public Demo."
What the demo allows you can read at the publisher's site.

New sections started up

January 17th, 2007

This site's sections Buy, Fans and Support have been started up to prepare for worlwide releasing of the game.
Remember - UFO: Afterlight is coming out on 9th February!

Review rating

January 11th, 2007

8.9

More previews!

December 18th, 2006

More and more previews are being released; this time at Pro-G's site: "Here, there is no retreat; no surrender. Your burgeoning colony is committed to taking Mars or dying in the attempt."
Read this and more in the Press section.

Trailer and gameplay video released

November 28th, 2006

The game's trailer and the gameplay video was released in the website's Download section. Watch the other sections for updates!

Worthplaying preview

November 24th, 2006

"If you're a fan of strategy gaming and you love science fiction, then this is a title you should definitely be keeping an eye on, whether or not you were a fan of the prior versions."
Read more at Worthplaying preview.

Games portal launched

November 21st, 2006

Previous titles UFO: Aftermath and UFO: Aftershock are available to purchase online through games portal Sprocket developed by IDEA games.
You can look forward to online distribution of UFO: Afterlight few weeks after hitting the shelves.

Release date announcement

November 1st, 2006

Cenega Publishing has announced the UFO: Afterlight's release date. The game will hit the shelves on 9th February 2007.
Read the full text in Cenega's press release.

New website section

September 13th, 2006

UFO: Afterlight website is enriched with a new section Team; with the line-up of the game's developers.

UFO: Afterlight first preview

September 6th, 2006

StrategyCore has taken a chance to release report of their playing the UFO: Afterlight's recent version. See the result in the form of a hands-on preview.

UFO: Afterlight presented at Game Convention

August 10th, 2006

1C Company and Cenega Publishing presents its lineup for this year’s Game Convention, the GC 2006, in Leipzig, Germany. UFO: Afterlight is one of their forthcoming titles.
Read the full text in Cenega's press release.

Game screenshots

July 28th, 2006

First real screenshots of the game was released in the website's gallery section. There is seen a first version of the graphical interface, though with some shortages yet. Watch the other sections for updates!

Forum skinned

July 11th, 2006

UFO forum has been dressed in a new appropriate skin. Besides, this website's sections Download and Gallery have been extended.

Website full version launched

May 31st, 2006

UFO: Afterlight website was launched with all its sections. News, gallery, press and download materials are available now. Watch the site for updates. You can send your comments and/or demands about website to info@altargames.com.

New graphical layout

May 12th, 2006

New graphical layout of the UFO: Afterlight website is designed and implemented. It highly follows the game's intended graphic user interface.

UFO: Afterlight presented at E3 Expo

May 4th, 2006

Cenega Publishing presents its lineup for this year’s Electronics Entertainment Expo, the E3 2006, in Los Angeles, California. One of their two forthcoming titles ready for presentation at the E3 is UFO: Afterlight.
Read the full text in Cenega's press release.

UFO: Afterlight will be published by Cenega Publishing

March 2nd, 2006

Cenega Publishing has signed a deal with ALTAR Games, founding member of IDEA Games (Independent Developers Association), for another forthcoming PC-CD ROM title from the UFO series, UFO: Afterlight, due to release in Q1 2007.
Read the full text in Cenega's press release.

Website online

January 16th, 2006

UFO: Afterlight website is online. Just a list of game's features is released for the present.

Development of the new sequel of UFO series started

December 1st, 2005

Reestablished game developer team ALTAR Games continues in his previous projects UFO: Aftermath and UFO: Aftershock with the next one. This UFO: Afterlight is bringing a new insight to the story of Aftershock, this time from the perspective of deported human inhabitants on Mars.
 

Shorts

Patch is out!

Patch 1.7 was released and is downloadable in the Support section.

Gameplay story

How is playing UFO: Afterlight? What is good or bad? You can read one of players' gameplay story. Enjoy and compare to your experience!

The contest has its winners!

Modding contest is over. See details and a list of winners in the Contest section.

Related websites

Altar Games (developer)
1C Publishing (publisher)
Idea Games (publisher)
Sprocket (buy UFO online)
ufo-afterlight.de (german site)
StrategyCore (the best fan site)
 

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