Alien Sky

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Alien Sky
Alien Sky cover
Developers
KraiSoft Entertainment
Release dates
Windows March 8, 2004
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Top-down view
Controls Direct control
Genres Arcade
Vehicles Space flight
Art styles Pre-rendered graphics
Themes Space
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Alien Sky is a singleplayer top-down view arcade game.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
Requires online activation
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\MP.cdf[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\Save.cdf

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
The game is most likely locked on 60 FPS, judging from how smooth the in-game animations are.
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Ray tracing

Input[edit]

Remap settings, including the volume slider
Remap settings, including the volume slider

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
The game allows all actions to be remapped (left and right movement, fire and extra weapon fire.)
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
The game allows mouse control for ship movement
Mouse input in menus
The game has its own custom cursor
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
The game has a separate slider for Sound and Music
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 25 MB of free space
Video card (GPU) 8 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.0 compatible

Notes

  1. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References