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Rogue Trooper

Advertising Blurbs

Back of Keep Case - Windows (Germany):
    Auf dem von endlosen Kriegen gezeichneten Planeten Nu Earth ranken sich Legenden um einen einsamen Krieger. Er ist der ultimative Soldat, der einzige Überlebende des Quartz Zone-Massakers... ein Mann auf einem blutigen Rachefeldzug.

    Er ist der Rouge Trooper

  • TAKTISCHES GAMEPLAY.
  • Vertrauen Sie in den riesigen offenen Umgebungen auf Ihre Tarnung und modernste Waffensysteme.
  • ATEMBERAUBENDE ACTION.
  • Benutzen Sie Ihren Verstand und intelligente Hightech-Waffen, um Ihre Feinde in die Knie zu zwingen!
  • DER KRIEG DER ZUKUNFT.
  • Sehen Sie die Hölle des Krieges durch die Augen eines gnadenlosen Profis.
  • ONLINE MULTIPLAYER-ACTION.
  • Ziehen Sie online mit bis zu vier Spielern in die Schlacht.

    Contributed by jaXen (21411) on May 15, 2011.

www.xbox.com:
    Nu Earth is a poisoned planet where an endless war rages, a futile struggle on a hostile planet with no clear end in sight. Rogue Trooper™ is a third-person action game, requiring you to observe each situation and plan your assault using the environment and features at your disposal.

    • Sci-fi action: Experience intense third-person action on the battlefields of Nu Earth.
    • Helm, Gunnar, and Bagman: Rogue's friends are brought to life in his equipment, adding depth to the gaming experience.
    • Ammo creation: You have the ability to create the type of ammunition you want, when you want it.
    • Environmental advantage: Dynamically use the environment to your advantage, conform to objects and terrain, and fire from protected positions. Athletically climb over the environment to gain the advantage over your enemy. Run, leap, and dive for cover.
    • Equipment upgrades: Use the unique upgradeable abilities of your bio-chipped equipment to strategically outwit your foes.
    • Multiplayer action: Experience intense split-screen and online multiplayer action.

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (15388) on Oct 04, 2010.

Press release (8th February 2006):

    Rogue Trooper Release Date Confirmed

    rogue (r??g) NOUN : an animal of vicious character that has separated from the main herd and leads a solitary life

    Eidos Interactive, one of the world's leading developers and publishers of entertainment software, today confirms that ROGUE TROOPER™, a futuristic tactical action game based on the 2000 AD comic strip, will be released on April 21st on PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC in all European territories.

    A Genetic Infantryman (G.I.), Rogue is one of an elite regiment of biologically-engineered clone troops, created to overcome Nu Earth's hostile atmosphere and fight, unhindered, against the brutal Nort War machine. After witnessing the betrayal and annihilation of his entire regiment at the Quartz Zone Massacre, Rogue has gone AWOL, determined to hunt down the traitor general who sent his brothers-in-arms to their deaths.

    ROGUE TROOPER™ blends intense third person action and next generation stealth, as Rogue wreaks revenge armed with the very latest experimental weaponry. Rogue's arsenal offers him a unique advantage over his opponents; encoded bio-chips containing the digitised personalities of his fallen comrades are implanted in his gun (Gunnar), helmet (Helm) and backpack (Bagman), each offering their full military experience at the player's fingertips.

    Rogue Trooper features intense online gameplay modes, where gamers can experience up to four-player co-operative gameplay in all new maps or two player split screen action.

    For more information visit www.roguetrooper.com

    Contributed by Sciere (270454) on Apr 27, 2006.

Press release (18th May 2005):

    Rogue Trooper Game Summary

    Nu Earth: a poisoned planet where a seemingly endless war rages between the Norts and the Southers. A futile struggle on a hostile planet with no clear end in sight.

    But there are tales of a lone warrior. A man who can appear out of thin air and take out whole platoons, then disappear back into the shadows to which he belongs. A man who knows no allegiance but to his own mission and is hell-bent on revenge. He is the ultimate soldier, the last survivor of the massacred Genetic Infantrymen...

    ...the Rogue Trooper!

    Rogue Trooper will be available on PS2, PC and Xbox in Q1 2006, with an expected ESRB Teen (PEGI 16+) age rating.
    • Intense 3rd person action on the battlefields of Nu Earth


    • Use Helm, Gunnar and Bagman, Rogue's fallen comrades, to bring about the maximum amount of destruction


    • Truly freeform gameplay, incorporating an unlimited amount of routes and tactics with which to progress


    • Surprise your enemies and execute dramatic Kill-Moves at close range


    • Use the unique upgradeable abilities of your Bio-chipped equipment strategically to outwit your foes and set up colossal action sequences


    • Sophisticated hierarchical enemy AI


    • Intense split-screen and online multiplayer action

    Contributed by Sciere (270454) on Apr 27, 2006.

Press release (2nd September 2004):

    Rogue Trooper

    SCi Games is pleased to announce their new game due for release in autumn 2005, ROGUE TROOPER™.

    Set on the war-torn, poisoned atmosphere of Nu Earth, ROGUE TROOPER™ is a genetic infantryman (G.I.), one of an elite squad of biologically-engineered clone troops, created to overcome the planet's hostile atmosphere, unhindered in their fight against the enemy, the Nort Republic. After witnessing the betrayal and annihilation of his squad at the Quartz Zone Massacre, Rogue has gone AWOL, determined to hunt down the traitor who sent his brothers-in-arms to their deaths.

    Armed with the latest experimental weapons, Rogue's arsenal offers him one extra special advantage over his opponents; encoded bio-chips containing the digitised personalities of his fallen comrades are stored in his gun (Gunnar), helmet (Helm) and backpack (Bagman), each one offering their unique expertise and assistance, allowing Rogue to strategically outwit a sophisticated enemy.

    ROGUE TROOPER™ is a mix of intense 3rd person action and next generation stealth elements, with complex line-of-sight AI, multiple game paths, full tactical use of your bio-chip operated equipment and both single- and multiplayer online gameplay.

    Developed by UK developer REBELLION, and first appearing in the REBELLION owned 2000AD comic in 1981, ROGUE TROOPER™ rapidly established itself as one the most popular characters of all time and has appeared continually in the comic for over 22 years. This wealth of experience has added an unrivalled depth on which to base the game
    ROGUE TROOPER™ is scheduled for release in autumn 2005.

    Contributed by Sciere (270454) on Apr 27, 2006.