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Chrome (Windows)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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As a freelance mercenary, Bolt Logan has been to some tough planets and had some tough jobs. In fact, one year ago his partner betrayed him and alerted the soldiers to take care of him. But Logan survived with the aid of another person, and worked hard to rebuild his credit supply. Now, a year after that incident, the freelancer has a new ship, new implants, a new partner and is looking for some new jobs. It's a good time too - since the corporations and individuals of the galaxy are all in a virtual gold rush looking for the rare terraforming compound, Chrome.

Chrome is a story-driven first-person shooter spread over various types of terrain and scenery. Missions are self-contained, and the plot follows the player's progress between and during them. Most of the stages are fairly large and can be completed using different approaches. There are various weapons and vehicles to try out. Bolt Logan is equipped with armor, a motion detector and a selection of implants that will allow him to specialize towards the mission profile.


Chrome Windows Minigun in vehicle is.... stunning. :D
Chrome Windows Loading...
Chrome Windows If only this guard had been paying more attention... perhaps he wouldn't have been shot.
Chrome Windows Random Industrial Workings

Alternate Titles

  • "合金战士" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Хром" -- Russian spelling

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User Reviews

The landscape is so beautiful that it's a real shame they made a game out of it. kbmb (399) unrated
This is what Halo should have been like Mattias Kreku (424) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

The Press Says

GameStar (Germany) Sep, 2003 82 out of 100 82
PC Games (Germany) Sep 15, 2003 82 out of 100 82 Oct 06, 2003 78 out of 100 78
Stratos Group Dec 08, 2003 3.8 out of 5 76 Oct 20, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Armchair Empire, The Mar 11, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Absolute Games ( Oct 08, 2003 65 out of 100 65
Play (Poland) Aug, 2003 6.2 out of 10 62
GameSpy Nov 03, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Joystick (French) Oct, 2003 5 out of 10 50


Topic # Posts Last Post
Why is walking so hard in this game? 7 Rola (6592)
Apr 20, 2012


German version

In the German version all blood effects and ragdoll effects on corpses were removed. The German Gold Edition is uncensored.


The game features music only at storyline-specific moments, but "DF players" can be found in various levels. Each player comes with one tune from a selection of adrenaline-pumping looping samples. Some downsides: the samples are quite short, the players take up inventory space, and the enemies can hear the music.

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WildKard (12157) added Chrome (Windows) on Sep 29, 2003