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UFO Afterlight Box
Developer: ALTAR Games
Publisher: TopWare Interactive


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UFO Afterlight


UFO: Afterlight is the next instalment in the UFO: Aftermath and UFO: Aftershock series, bringing you a completely new insight to the story of Aftershock, this time from the perspective of lonely human inhabitants on Mars."

The third game in the series sees the action change location from Earth to Mars, where a team of terraformers begin transforming the Red Planet into a more habitable world. However, they are not alone...



  • combination of global strategy and tactical missions
  • completely new story built on the events from UFO: Aftershock
  • large number of new technologies, weapons and equipment to develop
  • completely new environments on a different planet than Earth
  • highly replayable game because of the player’s key decisions on diplomacy and research
  • strong RPG elements, the player knows his team by names


  • new enemies and new alien races with variable weapons and battle tactics
  • several character classes with different attributes, skills and trainings
  • diplomacy has strong influence on the game story
  • research enables terraforming of the planet in later stages of the game
  • improved and transparent construction and building management
  • friendly interface and easy orientation in the game, useful information available at time and place where needed


  • advanced tactical part of the game with the possibility to enter buildings, thermo visions and more
  • player may use different height and destructible elements of environment to his advantage
  • tactical missions controlled by intelligent scripts guarantee reasonable behavior of enemies
  • authentic physical model
  • player must adapt his tactics during the game as the enemies change and grow stronger, hardly two missions are the same
  • aliens and robots in your team
  • hostile environment requiring the use of different types of spacesuits
  • opportunity to mind-control your enemies and use psionic abilities