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Chrome (Windows)

70
MobyRank
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3.6
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Advertising Blurbs

http://games.1c.ru/chrome/:
    "Хром" - это история профессионального наемника Логана, бывшего солдата сил специального назначения, который попадает в недавно колонизированную систему Валькирия. Самое обыкновенное, на первый взгляд, задание превращается в долгое и опасное приключение. Логана ожидает множество неожиданных поворотов сюжета и интриг, в которых замешаны пираты, колонисты, могущественные корпорации, а также старые знакомые наемника. Используя систему имплантантов, вы сможете изменять личность и способности Логана. Вас ждут 14 захватывающих миссий: головокружительные погони на футуристических транспортных средствах, операции по ликвидации главарей и зачистка местности от врагов.

    Contributed by Klaster_1 (58064) on Mar 26, 2011.

Press Release:

    Chrome ships to North American retailers today



    Montreal, Canada. October 29, 2003 -- Strategy First and Techland are please to announce that their tactical FPS title, CHROME has shipped to retail stores in North America!

    “Chrome is a thinking man’s shooter,” says Steve Milburn, Director of Marketing at Strategy First. “In the same vein of games like System Shock and Deus Ex, players must choose their weapons and ammo carefully, use implants to improve their performance and know when to come in with guns blazing or sneak in undetected. It can mean the difference between life and death!”

    The Story
    Mega-Corporations are competing for control of the Valkyria System and its most precious resource... Chrome. Espionage, sabotage and theft are common practice, and no one is better at it than Logan... mercenary for hire. Become Logan in this first-person tactical shooter. Wield an extensive range of weapons. Operate vehicles on land, sea, and air. Learn that one man, the right man, can make a difference.

    Features
  • 5 kinds of vehicles at your disposal - four-wheelers, armored transporters, shuttles, and even mechs – all for you to navigate in the New Frontier.

  • Implants can be used to improve your abilities to become a “stealth assassin” or a “living tank”.

  • Over 12 missions set in lush tropical forests, rocky deserts, snowy glaciers, futuristic complexes, military bases and orbital stations.

  • Machine Guns, Rocket Launchers, Plasma Rifles: over 18 kinds of weapons for you to take control of your destiny.

  • Multiplayer mode features over 8 unique maps and a variety of game modes like Capture the Flag, Death Match, Assault, Team Death Match, and Team Domination.

  • Multiplayer allows up to 32 opponents to battle it out using every available weapon, vehicle, and implant A deep and involving storyline that gets you caught up in the convoluted politics of corporate sabotage, murder, and the ultimate quest for power.

    Atari will release CHROME for the PC with an SRP of $39.99USD and an ESRB rating of M for mature. For more information about the game please visit www.chromethegame.com or www.strategyfirst.com.

    About Strategy First
    Strategy First Inc. is a leading developer and worldwide publisher of entertainment software for the PC. Founded in 1990, the company has grown rapidly, publishing major games in the industry and simultaneously developing its own in-house titles such as O.R.B. and Disciples II. After winning numerous awards for games such as Disciples: Sacred Lands, Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns, Steel Beasts, Galactic Civilizations, and Jagged Alliance, Strategy First continues to push the gaming envelope with its own groundbreaking titles, while maintaining its reputation as a unique alternative for independent developers seeking to market their games to a worldwide audience.

    About Techland
    Techland is one of the longest established and most influential leisure software publishing and distribution companies in Poland existing since 1991.Techland develops its own software and distributes it along with software from other leading publishers. The company has a reputation for innovation, marketing prowess and professional service. You can visit their homepage at www.techland.pl

    Contributed by Xoleras (66212) on Mar 03, 2005.

www.taketwo.fr:
    Chrome plonge le joueur dans un monde futuriste d'espionnage industriel, sabotage et corporations impitoyables. Le joueur incarne Bolt Logan, ex-soldat des Forces Spéciales; Son passé obscur, qui a fait de lui un des mercenaires les plus endurci de toutes les galaxies, l'a envoyé vers la Galaxie Valkyrie à la recherche de travail. Désespérément à la recherche de salaire, Bolt se retrouve impliqué dans une guerre entre des corporations géantes, des pirates et de colons.

  • FPS tactique futuriste
  • 14 missions dans 5 mondes
  • Environnements variés (jungles, déserts...) et conditions climatiques changeantes
  • Contrôles de véhicules terrestres, maritimes et aérien
  • Large arsenal d'armes hight-tech, instruments de navigation et implants.
  • Types de jeux : Solo, Multijoueur coopératif (combats d'équipe), Multijoueur Deathmatch

    Disponible en magasins depuis le 19 septembre 2003

    Classification

    16+ www.pegi.info

    Disponible
    de Gathering sur PC
    Distribution en Grande Bretagne, France, Irlande, Norvège, Suède, Filande, Danemark, Espagne, Portugal, Italie, Belgique, Pays-bas, Benelux.

    Équipement requis

    Configuration Minimale


  • Windows 98/Me/2K/XP
  • PIII 900MHz
  • 256Mo de RAM
  • Carte graphique compatible DirectX 8.1 (GeForce2 MX ou Radeon 7000)
  • Carte son compatible DirectX 8.1
  • 1,7Go d'espace disque
  • DirectX 8.1 installé
  • Lecteur CDROM
  • Modem 56k (Pour le multijoueur sur Internet)

    Config. Recommandée :

  • Windows 98/Me/2K/XP
  • P4 1,5 Ghz ou +
  • 512MO de RAM
  • Crate graphique 64Mo compatible DirectX 9 (GeForce 4 ou Radeon 9000)
  • Carte son compatible DirectX 9
  • 1,7Go d'espace disque
  • Directx 9 installé
  • Lecteur CDROM
  • Connection Internet à large bande (pour le multijoueur sur Internet)

    Contributed by Xoleras (66212) on Feb 12, 2005.

www.take2games.com.au:
    Chrome will hurl gamers into a futuristic world of industrial espionage, sabotage and ruthless corporations. Players will assume the role of Bolt Logan, an ex Special Forces soldier, whose twisted criminal past as one of the galaxies’ most hardened mercenaries has sent him to the Valkyria Galaxy in search of work. Searching for an income and driven by desperation, the unsuspecting Bolt becomes embroiled in a struggle between giant corporations, pirates and colonists.

    Featuring some of the most vast and diverse game environments ever seen, players will find themselves shooting through 14 missions set across five worlds, in dense jungle conditions, perilous desert canyons and game environments hammered by violent weather conditions. In order to survive they will need to take control of land, sea and air-based vehicles to transport them around the sprawling game environments, in addition to a huge arsenal of high-tech weaponry, navigational instruments and implants.

    Combining an expansive single-player game with a variety of multi-player experiences, a mission based mode, Team Fights and Deathmatch, Chrome is set to become a new benchmark in futuristic first-person shooters.

    Developer
    Techland

    Rating
    MA15+

    Available Now
    from Techland for PC Australia, New Zealand.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66212) on Feb 05, 2005.

Back of Mistmare manual:

    VEHICLES, WEAPONS, IMPLANTS.
    COURAGE NOT INCLUDED

    You play Logan, a mercenary turned bounty hunter, shooting your way through 14+ action-packed missions jammed with futuristic vehicles, dangerous enemies, fierce weapons and ability enhancing implants.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75604) on Jan 06, 2005.

Flyer that was in the box for New World Order.:
    (Front)

    INDESTRUCTIBLE.

    RELENTLESS.

    DEADLY.

    CHROME

    WWW.CHROMETHEGAME.COM

    (Back)

    Logan is a mercenary turned bounty hunter trying to make it rich in gloomy 22nd century Valkyria, where the wild elements of nature conflict with the technology of the future and no one suspects a silent assassin is on the prowl. His target? Anything will do....

    Control 8 different kinds of vehicles, from trucks and four-wheelers to armored transporters and shuttles

    Match the implants, weapons and equipment to become a stealth assassin or a "living tank"

    Confront the truly demanding enemy AI. Your opponents will not give up at any cost and will use a variety of means to prevent you from taking them down

    Contributed by Stillman (7515) on Jun 27, 2004.