Advent Rising

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Official overview

Advent Rising is a third person perspective action adventure game in which you play as Gideon Wyeth – a rookie space pilot. Having a loving fiancee and a promising life he is chosen to participate in one of the most important missions in the history of humanity – first contact with an alien race. Although the humans were greeted with honor, the aliens also gave them a warning – there is another vicious race, known as “The Seekers”, dedicated to eradicating the human species. Soon after receiving that information the invasion and Gideon's adventure begin.

In this game you will witness the advent of humanity as written by a master of science-fiction - Orson Scott Card. With 12 unique weapons and 8 superhuman powers you will not only crash through hordes of aliens but also watch one of the best stories ever told in video games! What else do you need to get convinced?

Release information


Patches and modifications

Official patches

Unofficial patches


Language Packs: [Hungarian] [German]

Known issues

Official compatibility

Windows 7

Windows Vista

Windows XP

Unofficial compatibility

Netbook playability

Mac compatibility

Linux compatibility




Widescreen Support

Overall Ratings

   Widescreen: B
   Multi-Monitor: B 

Screen change: Hor+

Widescreen Method: .ini edit

Hud Stretch: Stretched

Multi-monitor Method: .ini edit

Multi-monitor HUD: HUD Positioning Affects Gameplay

Rendered cut-scenes: N/A

FMV cut-scenes: Stretch

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