DescriptionIn the year 2044 the UN established MARSCORP (Martian Security and Economics Committee). Its president Samuel Longwood gradually became unpopular with other companies by acquiring a considerable amount of wealth from dubious sources. Meanwhile, a man named John Chaser, wakes up on board the spaceship H.M.S. Majestic. He does not remember who he is, but after a very short time he finds himself fighting for his life, persecuted by mysterious men in black uniforms. Chaser must survive, regain his memory, and regain the dark secrets of Earth and Mars.
Chaser is a traditional cutscene-driven first-person shooter with some sneaking and submarine-navigating segments. The player character fights his way through indoor and outdoor levels, utilizing standard modern-day firearms as well as a "bullet time"-like feature (called "Adrenaline" in the game). Multiplayer offers Deathmatch as well as team-based modes such as Capture-the-Flag.
- "Chaser: Вспомнить все" -- Russian spelling
- "Chaser: If You Can Hold A Gun You're Not Dead" -- UK Tag-lined title
- "Chaser: Fight Your Way Through Hell" -- Tag-lined title
- "Chaser: Défiez l'enfer" -- French title
Part of the Following Groups
|GameSpot||Aug 26, 2003||8 out of 10||80|
|Withingames||Aug 10, 2003||4 out of 5||80|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||Jun 28, 2003||79 out of 100||79|
|PC Zone Benelux||Aug, 2003||78 out of 100||78|
|Gamesmania.de||Jun 20, 2003||72 out of 100||72|
|PC Games (Germany)||May 21, 2003||71 out of 100||71|
|Gameguru Mania||Aug 17, 2003||70 out of 100||70|
|Netjak||Nov 26, 2003||6.8 out of 10||68|
|GameStar (Germany)||May, 2003||66 out of 100||66|
|GameSpy||Sep 15, 2003||60|
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DoorsThe most dangerous enemy in the first level on the Majestic Station are the doors. Then can kill you instantly if you stay in their way when closing.
German versionIn the German version all blood effects (except the ones which appear when the player character gets hurt) were removed. Corpses also disappear instantly.
SoundtrackAs of 2006, the soundtrack for the game can be downloaded at Cauldron's site.
SupportJoWood and Cauldron have released several free downloadable add-ons for Chaser including an official map pack (with five new maps), a level editor, and a stand alone server package.
Map pack and/or level editor.
Server pack and/or v1.50 patch.
Information also contributed by ClydeFrog, Karthik KANE and Silmarillion.
Related Web Sites
- Chaser Homepage (News, Downloads and Media of Chaser)
- Chaser @ Steam (product page on the Steam website)
- Developer page on Chaser (Description on the Cauldron site)