Shadow Ops: Red Mercury

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Shadow Ops is an Unreal engine powered, action-driven first person shooter set in the near future. As the player, you get to play a delta force operative who has to stop the creation of nuclear weapons by tracing a substance called Red Mercury.

The gameplay is driven by action and scripted events, trying to give the player the feeling being part of a hollywood movie. The surround sound effects made by Soundelux, who also did the sound effects for the Black Hawk Down movie, add to this. The Xbox version can be played on Xbox Live with up to 16 players.


Shadow Ops: Red Mercury Windows Machine guns are useless, I need to get rockets...
Shadow Ops: Red Mercury Windows Taking the cargo lift.
Shadow Ops: Red Mercury Windows Main menu
Shadow Ops: Red Mercury Windows He's rubbing his eyes because he got extinguisher fumes on them. Either that or he was on that computer for way too long.

Alternate Titles

  • "影子行动:红色水银" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Hollywood production is right... Windows Depeche Mike (17191)
High quality, my butt!!! Xbox Strangemodule (12)

Critic Reviews Xbox Jul 02, 2004 78 out of 100 78
Shooterplanet Windows Nov 06, 2004 76 out of 100 76
GameZone Xbox Jul 05, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
GamePro (US) Xbox Jul 02, 2004 3.5 out of 5 70
PC Games (Germany) Windows Nov 04, 2004 69 out of 100 69
GameSpot Windows Sep 23, 2004 6.2 out of 10 62
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Nov, 2004 61 out of 100 61
1UP Windows Dec 15, 2004 5 out of 10 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Dec, 2004 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Withingames Xbox Sep 07, 2004 2 out of 5 40


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