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New World Order (Windows)

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Description

New World Order is a single and multiplayer first person shooter in a near-future setting. A terrorist organization wants to take over the world and an official anti-terror team has to prevent it. The development team Termite Games made NWO especially for multiplayer sessions, where you also can play the singleplayer missions in co-op mode with a friend. The multiplayer mode features the usual game modes (deatchmatch, ctf,...) but is also a bit different from other games. At the beginning of a game, you have some weapons to choose from, but the more guys you kill, the better weapons you can buy!

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New World Order Windows With this many enemies on the screen, you're almost guaranteed an endless stream of "message queue overflow" alarms (upper left).
New World Order Windows In a move that greatly lengthens "gameplay", NWO reloads the entire level each time you die.
New World Order Windows Each bad guy has a name.  That won't stop anyone from shooting Adolf in the back though.
New World Order Windows I always seem to run out of ammunition at the worst possible moment.

Alternate Titles

  • "Новый Мировой Порядок" -- Russian spelling
  • "NWO" -- Common abbreviation

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The Press Says

Worth Playing May 25, 2003 8 out of 10 80
PC Games (Germany) Dec 11, 2002 74 out of 100 74
JeuxVideoPC.com Apr 29, 2006 14 out of 20 70
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jan, 2003 49 out of 100 49
GameStar (Germany) Dec, 2002 49 out of 100 49
ActionTrip Nov 25, 2002 41 out of 100 41
Fragland.net Feb 12, 2003 38.3 out of 100 38
GameSpot Apr 02, 2003 2.1 out of 10 21
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jul, 2003 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Eurogamer.net (UK) May 12, 2003 1 out of 10 10

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Trivia

Development

The roots of the game is a project started by Insomnia Software in the late 1990s called Decay. To be published by Interplay, it was planned as a complex, Thief-like stealth shooter. In October 2000, they announced that they had to rename to Termite Games due to copyright problems. They added that Decay had been cancelled but they were working on a team-based online multiplayer game New World Order, using some content developed for Decay.

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Felix Knoke (136) added New World Order (Windows) on Dec 05, 2002