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Chrome (Windows)

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As a freelance mercenary, Bolt Logan has been to some tough planets and had some tough jobs. In fact, one year ago his partner betrayed him and alerted the soldiers to take care of him. But Logan survived with the aid of another person, and worked hard to rebuild his credit supply. Now, a year after that incident, the freelancer has a new ship, new implants, a new partner and is looking for some new jobs. It's a good time too - since the corporations and individuals of the galaxy are all in a virtual gold rush looking for the rare terraforming compound, Chrome.

Chrome is a story-driven first-person shooter spread over various types of terrain and scenery. Missions are self-contained, and the plot follows the player's progress between and during them. Most of the stages are fairly large and can be completed using different approaches. There are various weapons and vehicles to try out. Bolt Logan is equipped with armor, a motion detector and a selection of implants that will allow him to specialize towards the mission profile.


Chrome Windows Approaching Planet
Chrome Windows Small gun...
Chrome Windows Map
Chrome Windows Stop Shooting at Me!

Alternate Titles

  • "合金战士" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Хром" -- Russian spelling

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User Reviews

The landscape is so beautiful that it's a real shame they made a game out of it. kbmb (399) unrated
This is what Halo should have been like Mattias Kreku (423) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) Sep 15, 2003 82 out of 100 82
Withingames Oct 27, 2003 4 out of 5 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Oct, 2003 80 out of 100 80
4Players.de Oct 26, 2003 74 out of 100 74
Fragland.net Jan 05, 2004 73.5 out of 100 74
GameSpot Oct 31, 2003 7.2 out of 10 72
GameSpy Nov 03, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Super Play Oct, 2003 6 out of 10 60
Factornews Oct 24, 2003 5 out of 10 50
Joystick (French) Oct, 2003 5 out of 10 50


Topic # Posts Last Post
Why is walking so hard in this game? 7 Rola (7132)
Apr 20, 2012


German version

In the German version all blood effects and ragdoll effects on corpses were removed. The German Gold Edition is uncensored.


The game features music only at storyline-specific moments, but "DF players" can be found in various levels. Each player comes with one tune from a selection of adrenaline-pumping looping samples. Some downsides: the samples are quite short, the players take up inventory space, and the enemies can hear the music.

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WildKard (12149) added Chrome (Windows) on Sep 29, 2003