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Gene Troopers

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PlayStation 2
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Windows
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2.9
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Description

A long war has ended and the Galactic Empire has grown but it isn't stable. Rebel groups still fight the regime but with the invention of genetic transformation, a normal civilian can be transformed into a mindless, easy to command but strong fighting unit. These civilians weren't asked, they were forced to undergo the procedure. You play one of these civilians. First they took your daughter and then they came for you. But before the procedure was completed, you were rescued by the rebels. Now it's your turn to fight back.

Gene Troopers is basically a shooter but it lets you build and upgrade your weapons with stuff you find lying around. You can also extract the genes of an enemy to upgrade your own. With these codes you can choose in which direction you want to go with your character. This means you can either choose to upgrade your stealth abilities or to devote them to becoming a fighter.

The game takes you to 6 different planets including a jungle world. There are drivable vehicles and team members to help you with your task.

Screenshots

Gene Troopers Windows Some of the enemies you encounter: alien space pirates and robots.
Gene Troopers Windows A futuristic sewer.
Gene Troopers Windows Strange devices in the Gene Trooper Labs. The labs are a recurring setting in the game.
Gene Troopers Windows Bare knuckles.

Alternate Titles

  • "Gene Troopers: Совершенные Убийцы" -- Russian spelling

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The Press Says

PC Powerplay Windows Nov, 2005 72 out of 100 72
PC Games (Germany) Windows Oct 24, 2005 71 out of 100 71
Shooterplanet Windows Jan 14, 2006 68 out of 100 68
Worth Playing Windows May 30, 2006 6 out of 10 60
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Feb, 2006 59 out of 100 59
Gamezone (Germany) Xbox Jan 10, 2006 5.2 out of 10 52
Loadedinc. Windows 2006 50 out of 100 50
GameStar (Germany) Windows Oct, 2005 39 out of 100 39
PC Zone Windows Apr 21, 2006 3 out of 10 30
Eurogamer.net (UK) PlayStation 2 Feb 20, 2006 1 out of 10 10

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