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Cold Zero: No Mercy (Windows)

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Description

Take the role of private detective John McAffrey and step into a world of trouble in Cold Zero. A deal-gone-wrong has the hero indebted to the mob. He is asked to put his skills of stealth and tactics to use for his underworld overseers. His first mission has him sneaking inside a bioresearch facility and stealing a virus known as "Cold Zero." But what exactly is this virus? Is delivering it to the mob the smart thing to do? Players must find out for themselves as they play through this dark adventure.

The missions can be completed using stealth or full out combat. There are 100's of different weapons including melee weapons. You can also pick up objects from dead bodies which you can pawn for cash.

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Cold Zero: No Mercy Windows Sell your junk at the pawn shop
Cold Zero: No Mercy Windows Credit Card found!
Cold Zero: No Mercy Windows They noticed me!
Cold Zero: No Mercy Windows Five bodies later

Alternate Titles

  • "零度:最后抵抗" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Cold Zero: Финальный отсчет" -- Russian spelling
  • "Cold Zero: The Last Stand" -- European title
  • "Cold Zero: Ostatni Sprawiedliwy" -- Polish title
  • "Cold Zero: Der Agenten-Thriller" -- German re-release title

User Reviews

Too frustrating to even bother. kbmb (399) 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars

The Press Says

Gamesmania May 02, 2003 81 out of 100 81
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Jun 16, 2003 80 out of 100 80
GameSpot Aug 22, 2003 7.3 out of 10 73
Digital Entertainment News (den) Sep 23, 2003 7.1 out of 10 71
IGN Sep 15, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Thunderbolt Games Sep 19, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Nov 12, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
JeuxVideoPC.com Feb 17, 2006 10 out of 20 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
GameSpy Sep 15, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

Title

Ever wondered what "Cold Zero" actually means? It is a marksman term for the first shot from a calibrated rifle. The rifle barrel is cold (and straight), and the rifle has been zero-ed in already. A shot from a zero-ed rifle is called a "zero", and thus, a shot from a cold zero-ed rifle is "cold zero".

Related Web Sites

  • Cold Zero (Official Website (German + English))
The Ring Hawk (654) added Cold Zero: No Mercy (Windows) on Aug 21, 2003