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Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix (Gold Edition) (Windows)

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Advertising Blurbs

Front of Box:
    ALL-NEW!
    HI-TECH WEAPONS
    MULTIPLAYER MAPS
    SND MUCH MORE!

    COMPUTER GAMES


    "... ONE OF THE BEST SHOOTERS ON THE MARKET..."

    CNN.COM


    "OVER-THE-TOP GORE... WILL KEEP YOU THRILLED FOR HOURS."

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69569) on Apr 04, 2003.

Inside Flaps of Box:

    TIME TO TERMINATE THE TERRORISTS!



    Soldier of Fortune II: Gold Edition includes:
    2 CDs!
    Over 55 levels of covert action!
    Treacherous single-player mode!
    All-out multiplayer mode!
    Eye-popping graphics!
    Badass enemy AI!
    Unbelievably powerful weapons!
    Hong Kong, Colombia and other locations!
    All new Infiltration multiplayer game mode!

    Bonus Feature: A Random Mission Generator for unparalleled replayability - No two games are ever the same!

    JOHN F. MULLINS


    MAJOR, UNITED STATES ARMY SPECIAL FORCES (RETIRED)

    The real-life John Mullins served three tours in Vietnem, where he lead top-secret missions deep into Laos, Cambodia and North Vietnam. Between tours he helped formulate the Quick Kill instinctive shooting program. After Vietnam, he trained and advised the military in some of the world's most dangerous hotspots. Mullins has since founded an ammunition company, trains law enforcement and military personnel and writes novels and non-fiction.

    GHOUL II Technology:
    The addition of GHOUL II to the Quake III Arena engine allows for more animations, more damage and more pulse-pounding action than ever before - with 36 damage zones and 16 dismemberment zones! Additional features include per-pixel hit detection, fully skeletal, soft-skinned models and a facial animation system for even more realistic characters.

    Blow of a little steam in hong Kong!

    Dispatch the enemy - from head to toe!

    Heat things up with some serious firepower!

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69569) on Apr 03, 2003.

Back of Box:
    OBJECTIVE:
    The stakes are even higher in this heart-pounding sequel to the FPS hit! An insidious threat has arisen in the form of a bio-terrorist organization and their two-pronged Gemini Virus. Your mission: Race around the globe to neutralize the terrorists before the plague is unleashed on humanity.

    PARAMETERS:
    Reprise the role of John Mullins: patriot, weapons specialist, anti-terrorist mercenary and "Military Consultant." Trust no one - only your ability to take out operatives with your brains, brawn and firepower. Failure is not an option.

    NEW FEATURES:
    Multiplayer
  • New Demolition game type
  • 11 new maps (6 created by Threewave!)
  • New SIG 552 Rifle
  • New MP5SD weapon
  • New Silver Talon Pistol
  • PunkBuster for Anti-Cheat

    The enemy is smart...very smart. Eliminate them in dangerous single and multiplayer modes - AI reacts to a variety of strategy and other combat tactics.

    Go wherever it takes to neutalize terrorist scum. RMG terrain technology allows for a full range of movement across hostile environments.

    Employ over 25 realistic military-grade weapons and tactical equipment, including OICW, the ultra-secret combat threat of the future.

    An enhanced Quake III Arena engine creates fast action and incredible detail; GHOUL II Technology provides ultra-realistic damage modeling.

    "SOFII looks and feels far more realistic than its predecessor." - TechNews.com

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69569) on Apr 03, 2003.