Jake2 Alternatives

    Jake2 is described as 'Java 3D game engine. It is a port of the GPL’d Quake2 game engine from id Software. To use the Jake2 engine you need either the data files from the original game or from the demo version that is available for download from ftp://ftp.idsoftware.com'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Jake2 for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Steam and Playstation. The best alternative is Counter-Strike, which is free. Other great apps like Jake2 are Doom (Paid), Quake (Paid), Cube 2: Sauerbraten (Free, Open Source) and Dead Space (Paid).

    This page was last updated Dec 6, 2021

    1. Counter-Strike (CS) is a series of multiplayer first-person shooter video games, in which teams of terrorists battle to perpetrate an act of terror (bombing, hostage-taking, assassination) and counter-terrorists try to prevent it (bomb defusal, hostage rescue).
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    2. Doom (Series)

      • Windows
      • Steam
      • Nintendo Switch Online
      • Xbox
      • Stadia
      Doom is a science fiction horror-themed first-person shooter video game in which players assume the role of a space marine, popularly known as "Doomguy", who must fight his way through the hordes of invading demons from Hell. Represent entire series of Doom games including Doom , Doom II: Hell on Earth, Final Doom, Doom 64, Doom 3, Doom (2016), Doom Eternal.
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    3. Quake (Series)

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Steam
      Quake is a series of first-person shooter video games released by id Software. In the game, players must find their way out of various maze-like, medieval environments while battling a variety of monsters using a wide array of guns. The successor to id’s... Represent entire series of Quake games.
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    4. Cube 2: Sauerbraten is a free multiplayer/singleplayer first person shooter, built as a major redesign of the Cube FPS.
    5. Dead Space (Series)

      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Wine
      Dead Space is a survival horror third-person shooter video game for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Represent entire series of Dead Space games.
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    6. Red Eclipse is a fun-filled new take on the first person arena shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2, which lends itself toward a balanced gameplay, with a general theme of agility in a variety of environments.
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    7. Urban Terror started as a realism based "total conversion" mod for Quake III Arena.
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    8. AssaultCube is a free, multiplayer, first-person shooter game, based on the CUBE engine. Taking place in realistic environments, with fast, arcade gameplay, it's addictive and fun!.

      Discontinued

      No more updates since Nov 2013 : http://assault.cubers.net/ (like Alien Arena, also noticed discontinued)

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    9. The game is inspired by such classic titles as Quake and Doom, with the emphasis on killing large numbers of monsters. The game is divided into five chapters, each about five levels long. Represent entire series of Painkiller games.
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    10. Zandronum is a multiplayer oriented port, based off Skulltag, for Doom and Doom II by id Software.
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