Zax: The Alien Hunter

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Zax: The Alien Hunter
Zax: The Alien Hunter cover
Developers
Reflexive Entertainment
Publishers
JoWood Productions
Release dates
Windows September 28, 2001
Reception
Metacritic 70
IGDB 80
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Isometric
Controls Direct control
Genres Action
Themes Sci-fi
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Warnings

GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows

Demo[edit]

A demo is available here.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Zax.CFG[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\SaveGames\[Note 1]

Video[edit]

Video options.
Video options.

Input[edit]

Input options.
Input options.

Audio[edit]

Audio options.
Audio options.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Dialogue is displayed in text boxes that pause gameplay.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
16 Versus
Online play
16 Versus
GameSpy services have been shut down;[1] see GameSpy for workarounds.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95,98
Processor (CPU) Pentium II 266 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 240 MB
Video card (GPU) 4 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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