UNITY agents Cate Archer and Bruno Lawrie work to ensure the safety of the free world...
While international assassin Dmitri Volkov works to destroy it
The briefing. You'll see quite a bit of this between the missions
Reminiscent of Goldeneye, the gun battles that occur when stealth fails are lively and fun.
Sniping from a hotel window, Cate protects an ambassador (who looks surprisingly like Bill Clinton, only ruder and fatter) from rifle-toting H.A.R.M. assassins
Bruno pushes Cate aside as Volkov opens fire on them
Don't call me fat, laddy! The multiplayer version allows you to play all the colorful characters from the main game (and drive vehicles on some levels)
Much to everyone's surprise, a civilian breaks free from the confines of her AI programming, and puts a H.A.R.M. thug in a headlock while kneeing him in the crotch
Like shooting Pintos in a barrel. Both you and the enemy can use vehicles. If you can hit their gas lines, you can send their cars flipping end over end in a ball of fire.
No secret agent man...or woman...would be complete without gadgets, such as their innocent looking sunglasses that can take photos, zoom in on enemies, or detect mines and lasers
Cate mows down a goodly portion of the Soviet army while busting defector Dr. Otto Schenker out of an East German labratory
Despite the sometimes campy nature, there are some very beautiful moments in the game, as here when the engine meets aesthetically lovely architecture
Cate's relaxing plane trip back to England is rudely interrupted by a squad of H.A.R.M. paratroopers
riding a bike
Cate and her new American partner Tom Goodman chat with the directors of UNITY, Mr. Smith and Mr. Jones
a big mix up?
A spy's life isn't all guns and bullets. Here, Cate smoozes with the locals at a ritzy 60's nightclub
a stand off
An irate hotel maid explains to Cate that cleaning up piles of dead bodies is NOT in her job description
the starting point in the game
While diving, watch out for irate harpoon-gun wielding scuba divers if you want to avoid becoming a victim of Scuba-Rage
In the Dumas construction site Cate does battle with tone-deaf, Opera-obsessed H.A.R.M. operative Inge Wagner, clad in full Valkyrie ensemble complete with sword and bullet-deflecting shield
Cate needs to take the cable-car up to Chateau Dumas - but it's guarded
You can't even fall from the sky in peace these days
A H.A.R.M. thug in classic Casablanca wardrobe expresses his displeasure at being shot in the face with a crossbow
A batch of irate H.A.R.M. goons rudely interrupt Cate's relaxing train trip
Unwelcome guests at the Frankfurt Inn
The sinister mastermind behind H.A.R.M. is... a sock puppet?
Agent Archer is a proficient sharpshooter as well
They're not very smart, these DUMAS guards...
Important memo to all aspiring astronauts... standing OUTSIDE the rocket when it launches is hazardous to your health
Magnus Armstrong and Inge Werner, two of the main baddies
Working for H.A.R.M. has its fringe benefits, such as the fully stocked space bar and lounge aboard their orbital space station (hmm... why is it that drunk in the flannel suit keeps popping up wherever it go?)
Checking yourself out in the mirror
Cate zaps a laser-wielding H.A.R.M. Cosmonaught
Cate in scuba gear, moments before a deep sea salvage mission
Nothing says Winter Wonderland quite like running over bad guys with a snowmobile
Exploring sunken ships with the scuba gear
Cate and everybody's favorite Scottish H.A.R.M. strongman Magnus Armstrong get into a fistfight to determine who's the manlier.. um.. person.
No supervillain's parlor room is complete without secret folding-out World Domination dioramas
Cate's handy dandy rocket launching briefcase sends a bunch of H.A.R.M. stormtroopers flying through the air
The H.A.R.M. Handpuppet makes his demands
The robo poodle distracts otherwise alert guard dogs
A UNITY soldier helps Cate do battle with Baroness Dumas' Elite Guards
Cate fires at a H.A.R.M. helicopter from the cabin of a dangling Gondola. If first person shooters have taught me anything, it's that helicopters are NOT my friend
Reloading at Unity's firing range where they test new firearms as well as an agent's marksmanship.
Cate and Volkov square off. As Karl from Die Hard would say "We are both professionals. This is personal".