Nexuiz (2012 video game)

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This article is about the 2012 commercial game. For the original free game, see Nexuiz.
Developer(s) Illfonic
Publisher(s) THQ
Engine CryEngine 3
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360
Release date(s) Microsoft Windows (Steam)
NA 20120503May 3, 2012
EU 20120510May 10, 2012
Xbox 360 (XBLA)
NA 20120229February 29, 2012
Genre(s) First-person shooter
Mode(s) Multiplayer
Distribution Digital download

Nexuiz is a first-person shooter developed by Illfonic and published by THQ for Microsoft Windows (through Steam) and Xbox Live Arcade. It uses CryEngine 3 and it is based on the original free game called Nexuiz (which is described as Nexuiz Classic by IllFonic[1]), developed by Alientrap. It is a fast-paced arena first-person shooter in futuristic, Victorian style theme.[2] The servers for the Xbox 360 and PC versions were taken offline in February 2013 due to the closure of THQ.[3]


Nexuiz has received mixed to negative reviews.

Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 53.33%[4]
Metacritic 54[5]
Review scores
Publication Score
GameSpot 8.0[6]
IGN 8.0[7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Nexuiz Classic". May 9, 2011. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Nexuiz: Game Information". May 9, 2011. [dead link]
  3. ^ Tach, Dave (27 February 2013). "Nexuiz Xbox 360 servers taken offline". Polygon. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Nexuiz for PC". GameRankings. April 9, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Nexuiz for PC Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More". Metacritic. October 28, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Nexuiz Review". GameSpot. 
  7. ^ "Nexuiz - Xbox 360". IGN. 

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