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Starship Troopers (Windows)

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Description

Do your part in war against the bugs as Elite Marauder in mobile infantry. You are given weapons like a Morita rifle, plasma rifle, shotgun and even a nuke launcher. You also get the Marauder suit that makes you much stronger than normal grunts, but puts you against hundreds of bugs without support. Remember, service guarantees citizenship. Join now!

Marauder has a armor that reloads when not attacked, various weapons and support units from time to time. The main difference is number of enemies. There are usually hundreds of arachnids attacking and while most of them can be killed easily, there are some like tanker bugs which take huge amount of damage. Next to the action-based missions, there is also some infiltration.

The game takes place five years after the events of the second film. The bugs are still rampaging across the surface of planet Hesperus which is mostly a desert planet, and most fights take place in canyons or Federation bases. There aren't any vehicles you can use, but there are some mounted guns to occupy. The game includes clips from the film in cinematics and mission briefings.

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Starship Troopers Windows Blasted!
Starship Troopers Windows That was too close.
Starship Troopers Windows Late on your first day as marauder.
Starship Troopers Windows Some blocky MI apes charge up a hill.

Alternate Titles

  • "星河舰队" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Звездный десант" -- Russian spelling
  • "Starship Troopers: Żołnierze Kosmosu" -- Polish title

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The Press Says

GamesFire Nov 28, 2005 78 out of 100 78
Gamigo Nov 24, 2005 7.7 out of 10 77
GameStar (Germany) Dec, 2005 77 out of 100 77
Worth Playing Dec 16, 2005 7 out of 10 70
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jan, 2006 45 out of 100 45
Eurogamer.net (UK) Nov 04, 2005 4 out of 10 40
1UP Dec 14, 2005 4 out of 10 40
GameSpot Dec 01, 2005 3.8 out of 10 38
Strategy Informer Jan 13, 2006 3.2 out of 10 32
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 2006 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Trivia

Starship Troopers was named #2 Worst Game of the Year in the 2005 PC Game Awards issue of Computer Games Magazine (March 2006).

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Mr. Sefe (1017) added Starship Troopers (Windows) on Feb 23, 2006