User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

Syndicate (Windows)

Syndicate Screenshots

Windows version

Syndicate Windows Title screen

Title screen

Syndicate Windows Main menu

Main menu

Syndicate Windows When the enemy is outlined in blue it means they are dead.

When the enemy is outlined in blue it means they are dead.

Syndicate Windows Inside the transport chopper, agent Merit is briefing the player character of what lies ahead.

Inside the transport chopper, agent Merit is briefing the player character of what lies ahead.

Syndicate Windows Hacking surveillance cameras provides inside info.

Hacking surveillance cameras provides inside info.

Syndicate Windows Extra chips can be gained from some important enemies.

Extra chips can be gained from some important enemies.

Syndicate Windows Chip extraction process

Chip extraction process

Syndicate Windows An Aspari design chip, how cool it would be to have such a thing planted in your head?

An Aspari design chip, how cool it would be to have such a thing planted in your head?

Syndicate Windows Once the player acquires an extra chip, they can enter the Dart chip upgrade system to beef themselves up.

Once the player acquires an extra chip, they can enter the Dart chip upgrade system to beef themselves up.

Syndicate Windows Since the days of the good 'ol <i>Duke Nukem</i> no FPS is complete without a level in a night club.

Since the days of the good 'ol Duke Nukem no FPS is complete without a level in a night club.

Syndicate Windows Once the fun is over at the night club finish off the night with a drink from the menu.

Once the fun is over at the night club finish off the night with a drink from the menu.

Syndicate Windows Jammers come in packs of three. Eliminate their 2 escort troopers with the blinking cyan light on their backs before going for the main guy.

Jammers come in packs of three. Eliminate their 2 escort troopers with the blinking cyan light on their backs before going for the main guy.

Syndicate Windows While in Dart Overlay mode, time slows down and the player takes less damage. You can also see enemies hidden behind walls or other obstacles.

While in Dart Overlay mode, time slows down and the player takes less damage. You can also see enemies hidden behind walls or other obstacles.

Syndicate Windows Several computers and workstations can provide further info about the game's world.

Several computers and workstations can provide further info about the game's world.

Syndicate Windows The player can read the acquired info via the infobank, an internal database.

The player can read the acquired info via the infobank, an internal database.

Syndicate Windows While downtown watch your step for these EMP mines. Step too close to them and your Dart chip support will be toast.

While downtown watch your step for these EMP mines. Step too close to them and your Dart chip support will be toast.

Syndicate Windows Feeling like a bit of BBQ? Grab the flamer and have some fun!

Feeling like a bit of BBQ? Grab the flamer and have some fun!

Syndicate Windows Heavy guardians will require some heavy punishment before they hit the ground, good news is that they will reward the player with an awesome kind of weapon.

Heavy guardians will require some heavy punishment before they hit the ground, good news is that they will reward the player with an awesome kind of weapon.

Syndicate Windows Proceeding to another chapter, via train

Proceeding to another chapter, via train

Syndicate Windows Enemy security turrets can also be breached.

Enemy security turrets can also be breached.

Syndicate Windows Hacking turrets always proves to be the most effective solution.

Hacking turrets always proves to be the most effective solution.

Syndicate Windows Some posters on the walls usually have hidden propaganda messages that are visible only in Dart overlay mode.

Some posters on the walls usually have hidden propaganda messages that are visible only in Dart overlay mode.

Syndicate Windows Using the ironsights of your weapon boosts firing accuracy with less ammo.

Using the ironsights of your weapon boosts firing accuracy with less ammo.

Syndicate Windows The player can restock ammo in weapon racks scattered around, or from dead enemies dropped weapons.

The player can restock ammo in weapon racks scattered around, or from dead enemies dropped weapons.

Syndicate Windows Also no FPS is complete without the necessary duct travelling à la <i>Deus Ex</i>.

Also no FPS is complete without the necessary duct travelling à la Deus Ex.

Syndicate Windows In-game loading screen

In-game loading screen

Syndicate Windows Your Dart chip can intercept important calls and transmissions between key NPCs to give you further clues about what is going on.

Your Dart chip can intercept important calls and transmissions between key NPCs to give you further clues about what is going on.

Syndicate Windows In-game combat scene, shooting aplenty!

In-game combat scene, shooting aplenty!

Syndicate Windows Where all the fun begins.

Where all the fun begins.

Syndicate Windows There's literally no better weapon in the game than the minigun!

There's literally no better weapon in the game than the minigun!

Syndicate Windows Gunship Ahoy! No better use for the minigun!

Gunship Ahoy! No better use for the minigun!

Syndicate Windows Sometimes the game requires the player to solve simple platform puzzles in order to proceed

Sometimes the game requires the player to solve simple platform puzzles in order to proceed

Syndicate Windows There's a lot going on in the train station. Agent Merit on the passage above is trying to get in to the train from the roof.

There's a lot going on in the train station. Agent Merit on the passage above is trying to get in to the train from the roof.

Syndicate Windows Boss short intro sequence

Boss short intro sequence

Syndicate Windows Miles Kilo many times travels in some unorthodox ways, like climbing on the exterior of choppers.

Miles Kilo many times travels in some unorthodox ways, like climbing on the exterior of choppers.

Syndicate Windows La Balena, Cayman Global's floating city from above

La Balena, Cayman Global's floating city from above

Syndicate Windows The Vitruvian is a health restoration device for syndicate agents. The original Syndicate game also featured the Vitruvian device.

The Vitruvian is a health restoration device for syndicate agents. The original Syndicate game also featured the Vitruvian device.

Syndicate Windows Once in the Vitruvian device, agents' limbs heal on the spot! If only medical recovery was so quick and effective in the real world.

Once in the Vitruvian device, agents' limbs heal on the spot! If only medical recovery was so quick and effective in the real world.

Syndicate Windows La Balena! Now you know where you're going to spend your vacation in the summer of 2069.

La Balena! Now you know where you're going to spend your vacation in the summer of 2069.

Syndicate Windows Syndicate agents usually regard civilians as expendable.

Syndicate agents usually regard civilians as expendable.

Syndicate Windows As soon as the gunfire begins, civilians react realistically by fleeing in panic.

As soon as the gunfire begins, civilians react realistically by fleeing in panic.

Syndicate Windows The more you get hit by enemy fire the more blood splashes appear on hour HUD, too much of that ketchup and you're agent history.

The more you get hit by enemy fire the more blood splashes appear on hour HUD, too much of that ketchup and you're agent history.