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The X-Files: Resist or Serve (PlayStation 2)

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Description

Based upon the successful television series The X-Files, Resist or Serve acts as 3 new episodes in the show's 7th season. The game features music from the series as well as voice acting by the show's stars.

As is routine for the team of paranormal investigators, Fox Mulder and Dana Scully travel to a small town in the Rocky Mountains to dig into the source of some strange and unexplained murders. The two prime suspects are girls accused of practicing witchcraft, but Mulder believes there's more to the story. Each episode has two acts, and takes players from secret facilities, to FBI headquarters, to a remote location in Siberia in search of the truth.

Gameplay is similar to the Resident Evil series. A fixed camera tracks the player and changes angles at specified points in the room. Control is similar, and players lock on to enemies to fire, and cannot move while shooting. Each episode can be played as either Mulder or Scully, with a few different locations and challenges (such as autopsies and puzzles for Scully) for each side of the story.

Bonus content includes brief videos of the dialogue recordings and concept art for the game.

Screenshots

The X-Files: Resist or Serve PlayStation 2 Followed by a video of the show's full opening.
The X-Files: Resist or Serve PlayStation 2 Unlockable bonuses include videos of the cast recording their lines for the game.
The X-Files: Resist or Serve PlayStation 2 Inventory screen.
The X-Files: Resist or Serve PlayStation 2 Defending ourselves from a zombie.

Alternate Titles

  • "Akte X: Resist or Serve" -- German title

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User Reviews

I want to believe Terrence Bosky (5232) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars

The Press Says

Sci-Fi Online (The Sci-Fi Channel) 2004 9 out of 10 90
Game Chronicles Apr 06, 2004 7.9 out of 10 79
Gamers.at Aug 02, 2004 79 out of 100 79
IC-Games Jun 05, 2004 75 out of 100 75
GBase - The Gamer's Base Mar 10, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
UGO (UnderGroundOnline) Apr 18, 2004 B 75
Gamers' Temple, The Jun 02, 2004 69 out of 100 69
Bordersdown Mar 26, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Entertainment Depot, The Apr 13, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Game Infowire May 26, 2004 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

According to an April 1, 2004 Official U.S. Playstation Magazine article, "The Power of X," Gillian Anderson's dialogue was recorded separately from David Duchovny's.

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Jeanne (75589) added The X-Files: Resist or Serve (PlayStation 2) on Jun 09, 2004