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.

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The X-Files: Resist or Serve PlayStation 2 Scully must perform an autopsy to find the infection.
The X-Files: Resist or Serve PlayStation 2 Spooky lighting. The game is full of it.
The X-Files: Resist or Serve PlayStation 2 If that FBI gig doesn't work out, there might be two openings in S.T.A.R.S....
The X-Files: Resist or Serve PlayStation 2 Start of Episode 3. Mulder finds Tunguska no more inviting.

Alternate Titles

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

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I want to believe Terrence Bosky (5227) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game Captain Jul 03, 2004 81 out of 100 81
Silicon-Fusion.com Jun 10, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Next Level Gaming Apr 17, 2004 79 out of 100 79
UGO (UnderGroundOnline) Apr 18, 2004 B 75
GBase - The Gamer's Base Mar 10, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
4Players.de Jul 01, 2004 71 out of 100 71
Gamehelper Jun 05, 2004 6.8 out of 10 68
Just Adventure Aug 23, 2004 B- 67
GamingTrend Oct 28, 2005 345 out of 600 58
Gaming Target Jun 15, 2004 5.5 out of 10 55

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Trivia

Thomas "Tom" Schnauz, who wrote the script and dialogue for the game, was also a writer for the series and "The Lone Gunmen."

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Jeanne (75500) added The X-Files: Resist or Serve (PlayStation 2) on Jun 09, 2004