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Terminator 3: War of the Machines (Windows)

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http://games.1c.ru/terminator3/:

    Войну машин против человечества предотвратить не удалось, и теперь бойцы Тех-Кома под командованием Джона Коннора пытаются противостоять кибернетическим убийцам «Скайнет». В этом 3D-action, сделанном по мотивам одноименного фильма, вы можете присоединиться к любой из сторон конфликта, поучаствовать в жарких сражениях людей и роботов, происходящих в техногенных полуразрушенных ландшафтах, и сполна ощутить атмосферу надвигающегося апокалипсиса.

    Особенности игры

    • Сюжетная кампания на 10 миссий. Возможность сражаться как на стороне машин, так и на стороне человечества.
    • Возможность почувствовать себя настоящим терминатором, с голосом Арнольда Шварценеггера и анимацией движений, скопированной с актера при помощи технологии motion-capture.
    • Оружие и место действия позаимствованы из фильма «Терминатор 3: Восстание машин».
    • Оружие: снайперская винтовка Barrett M82, штурмовая винтовка Heckler and Koch G3, карабин M4A1 и многое другое.
    • Разнообразие живых и механических персонажей: охотники, разведчики, T900 «Эндоскелет» и T900a «Агент»; у каждого свои сильные и слабые стороны.
    • До 32 человек в сетевой игре.

    Contributed by Klaster_1 (58029) on Mar 26, 2011.

clevers.com:

    TERMINATOR 3 - WAR OF THE MACHINES

    Product overview

    The inevitable battle between man and machine has begun. War ravages the land as hardened Tech-Com fighters defend John Connor and others against the mechanized onslaught of the CRS force.

    This epic cinematic conflict, recreated from the phenomenal Terminator® films, places first-person shooter fans at the very center of the uprising. Throughout high-powered multiplayer and single-player missions, combatants fight in apocalyptic landscapes — a decimated downtown Los Angeles, a battered ocean harbor, devastated highways — struggling for survival. Only the strongest will avert catastrophe and save human existence.

    Features

    Multiplayer action for up to 32 combatants, in modes such as Team Deathmatch and Domination Free online hosting via GameSpy Arcade, with immediate online play upon game installation character,?The ability to play as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator with voice and motion-capture action provided by the star himself A comprehensive storyline, putting players in the roles of both humans and machines through ten single-player missions Weapons, environments and locations taken directly from the film T3’: Rise of the Machines’

    • Firepower: Barrett M82 sniper rifle, Heckler & Koch G3 assault rifle, M4A1 carbine and more
    • Locations: Destroyed highways, a ruined ocean harbor, Tech-Com and CRS military bases, crumbling factories and more


    Various types of humans and machines, each with different powers and weaknesses

    • Humans: hunters, heavy hunters, scouts, supply crewmen
    • Machines: T900 Endoskeleton, T900a Infiltrator, HK tank, FK hovercraft


    Exceptional combat scenarios: subways, tunnels, burnt-out buildings and more

    Terminator® 3: War of the Machines’ © 2003 Atari, Inc. & IC Video LLC. All rights reserved. Developed by Clever's Games KFT. Terminator ® used under license. TM © 2003 IMF Internationale Medien und Film GmbH & Co. 3 Produktions KG. Windows is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. The Ratings icon is a trademark of the Interactive Digital Software Association. All other Trademarks are the property of their respective owners. GameSpy and the "Powered by GameSpy" design are trademarks of GameSpy Industries, Inc. All rights reserved.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75627) on Nov 07, 2005.

Press Release:

    ATARI SHIPS TERMINATOR 3: WAR OF THE MACHINES



    Date: December 03, 2003

    War of the Future Now Underway Online as SkyNet and TechCom Battle It Out Across Vast Battlefields With Drivable Vehicles, Fixed Gun Turrets

    Owners May Enter to Win Cutting-Edge Gaming PC from Alienware

    LOS ANGELES - Dec. 3, 2003 - Atari shipped Terminator®3: War of the Machines’ today to retail stores for the personal computer, a single-player and online multiplayer first-person shooter set in the ravaged battlefields of the Tech Com-versus-SkyNet conflict. Developed by Hungary-based Clever's Games, Terminator 3: War of the Machines allows up to 32 players to face off online as either technologically-advanced SkyNet Terminators or battle-hardened Tech Com Special Forces in an epic multi-player struggle for supremacy.

    "PC gaming fans can now suit up as The Terminator and defend the fate of humanity against an onslaught of online foes, or, power on as SkyNet and try to exterminate the human race," said Steve Allison, vice president of marketing for Atari's Los Angeles studio. "Terminator 3: War of the Machines recreates the dark futuristic vision of the Terminator film series like no other PC game before, putting gamers on the front lines in the Epic battle between man and machine. Dominance over planet Earth now rests in the balance - online!"

    Terminator 3: War of the Machines thrusts players into the very center of the conflict outlined in the Terminator world - the struggle of the humans against the sentient machines. The battle rages in both single- and multi-player modes across a variety of vast landscapes taken straight from the theatrical release, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, including downtown Los Angeles, a ruined ocean harbor, devastated highways, Tech Com and SkyNet bases, crumbling factories and more.

    In Terminator 3: War of the Machines' vast multi-player mode, players compete online as either a member of Tech Com or as a SkyNet Terminator model. Eight playable character classes are available for SkyNet and Tech Com forces and up to 32 players can wage ware in each server. Humans have the advantage of cunning and stealth while SkyNet brings to bear the awesome power of overwhelming force, brutality and durability. Each class offers unique advantages and disadvantages in numerous battle situations. For example, SkyNet T-900 Endoskeletons can utilize their unique vision to quickly and easily identify even the most camouflaged opponents, but will be unable to heal or repair themselves in combat like their human counterparts.

    Terminator 3: War of the Machines' also features the voice and likeness of Arnold Schwarzenegger for the first time in a PC video game. In the special multiplayer "Termination" mode, players on the Tech-Com side compete for the highest frag count. The human player with the most frags has the option to respawn as The Terminator himself. The Terminator fights alongside the humans, adding a more powerful character to the Tech-Com side.

    Weapons in Terminator 3: War of the Machines run the gamut from modern-day and near-future weaponry. Humans have the option of a variety of rocket launchers, sniper rifles and automatic machine guns. Skynet features many futuristic weapons, including phased plasma rifles, plasma cannons and other assault weapons..

    A number of armored and weapon-equipped Tech Com and SkyNet vehicles are at the player's disposal both in single- and multi-player modes. Vehicles included modified trucks, cars and personnel transports for the humans with mounted guns, plasma rifles and rockets. SkyNet vehicles include a variety of land- and air-based machines. In addition, the player is able to call in air strikes by targeting an object and issuing commands to offscreen allies.

    Gamers who purchase Terminator 3: War of the Machines are eligible to enter to win the Ultimate Gaming Machine -- an Aurora system from Alienware, featuring an AMD Athlon’ 64 FX-51 processor and an NVIDIA® GeForce’ FX 5900 Ultra. Terminator 3: War of the Machines owners should visit www.alienware.com/T3 to enter the contest or for more information.

    Terminator 3: War of the Machines is now available for personal computer for an estimated retail price of $39.95 and an ESRB rating of "T" for Teen.

    About Atari
    New York-based Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR) develops interactive games for all platforms and is one of the largest third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software in the U.S. The Company's 1,000+ titles include hard-core, genre-defining games such as Driver’, Enter the Matrix’, Neverwinter Nights’, Stuntman’, Test Drive®, Unreal® Tournament 2003, and Unreal® Championship; and mass-market and children's games such as Backyard Sports’, Nickelodeon's Blue's Clues’ and Dora the Explorer’, Civilization®, Dragon Ball Z® and RollerCoaster Tycoon®. Atari, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames Entertainment SA (Euronext 5257), the largest interactive games publisher in Europe. For more information, visit www.atari.com.

    About Alienware Corporation
    Alienware Corporation manufactures high-performance computer desktop and mobile systems and leading-edge professional systems. Alienware offers unique and award-winning products that incorporate state-of-the-art components, innovative engineering and design, and unprecedented customer service, to deliver what reviewers have called the Ultimate Gaming Machines. Alienware systems are available direct within the United States and Europe. For more information, please visit www.alienware.com or call 1-800-ALIENWARE (254-3692).

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    Contributed by Xoleras (66241) on Aug 15, 2005.

www.atari.com/us:
    First-ever opportunity to fight as Arnold Schwarzenegger, in his most infamous role An additional T3’ storyline, weaving players in and out of the world of the Terminator® Terminator® vehicle pursuit. Take the vehicle you need to complete the objective. Unique Terminator® abilities and first-person views Punishing hand-to-hand combat with different models of Terminators® The complete Terminator® Experience:

    • Over six minutes of original film footage not included in the T3’ theatrical release
    • Voices and likenesses of the entire cast of Terminator® 3: Rise of the Machines’
    • Action as a Tech-Com Terminator and a CRS Fighter, placing players in both good and evil roles from the film’s storyline and beyond.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75627) on Feb 17, 2005.

Atari Australia website - Windows:
    DESCRIPTION:
    In development by Hungary-based Clever¡¦s Games, Terminator® 3: War of the Machines is a multi- and single-player first person shooter set in the ravaged battlefields of the Tech Com-versus-SkyNet conflict from the popular Terminator® films. The game will thrust players into the very centre of the conflict outlined in the Terminator world ¡V the war with the sentient machines.

    In Terminator 3: War of the Machines¡¦ vast multi-player mode, players will compete online as either a member of Tech Com or as a SkyNet Terminator model in a class-based showdown for the fate of the human race. In the single player campaign, gamers will take on the role of Arnold Schwarzenegger, both as a SkyNet Terminator and a reprogrammed Tech Com operative.

    GAME FEATURES:
  • Eight playable character classes are available for SkyNet and Tech Com forces; Humans will have the advantage of cunning and stealth while SkyNet will bring to bear the awesome power of overwhelming force, brutality and durability
  • Up to 32 players will wage ware online in each server creating huge skirmishes and large scale warfare in an epic multi-player struggle for supremacy
  • Players will power on as the Terminator himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger, in the single-player campaign with full likeness and voice acting, to wage war alongside SkyNet¡¦s mechanical forces against the human Tech Com revolutionaries; once captured, however, the player is reprogrammed by Tech Com to fight for the humans and the player battles against his former robotic allies
  • An epic single- and multi-player game spanning massive battlefields
  • A variety of vast landscapes taken straight from the theatrical release of Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, including downtown Los Angeles, a ruined ocean harbour, devastated highways, Tech Com and SkyNet bases, crumbling factories and more
  • A bountiful arsenal of devastating weaponry is available for both sides of the conflict, including modern-day and near-future weaponry such as the M4A1, Desert Eagle and X-29, to futuristic SkyNet armories, including phased plasma rifles and cannons
  • A number of armoured and weapon-equipped Tech Com and SkyNet vehicles will be at the player¡¦s disposal both in single- and multi-player modes
  • Human vehicles include modified trucks, cars and personnel transports with mounted guns, plasma rifles and rockets
  • SkyNet vehicles include a variety of land- and air-based machines; many of these vehicles act as the classes for the Terminator team, meaning the gamer plays as an FK hover attack craft or HK tank, rather than manning them from the inside
  • The ability for players to call in air strikes by targeting an object and issuing commands to offscreen allies
  • Free online matchmaking through GameSpy Arcade

    Contributed by Xoleras (66241) on May 21, 2004.

Announcement Press Release:

    ATARI TO WAGE FULL SCALE FUTURISTIC WARFARE ONLINE IN TERMINATOR® 3: WAR OF THE MACHINES’ FOR PC IN SPRING 2003

    Drivable Vehicles, Fixed Gun Turrets, Vast Battlefields Highlight A War Game That Pits SkyNet Terminators Versus Tech Com Special Forces

    Atari will bring Terminator 3: War of the Machines’, a single player and online multiplayer first person shooter set in the ravaged battlefields of the Tech Com-versus-SkyNet conflict from the Terminator world, to personal computer (PC) this Spring. Currently in development by Hungary-based Clever’s Games, Terminator 3: War of the Machines will allow up to 32 players to face off online as either technologically-advanced SkyNet Terminators or battle-hardened Tech Com Special Forces in an epic multiplayer struggle for supremacy.

    Terminator 3: War of the Machines will place players at the very center of the conflict outlined in the Terminator world– the war with the sentient machines. The battle will rage in single and multi-player modes across a variety of vast landscapes taken straight from the upcoming theatrical release, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, including downtown Los Angeles, a ruined ocean harbor, devastated highways, Tech Com and SkyNet bases, crumbling factories and more.

    In Terminator 3: War of the Machines’ vast multiplayer mode, players will compete online as either a member of Tech Com or as a SkyNet Terminator model. Eight playable character classes are available for SkyNet and Tech Com forces and up to 32 players can wage ware in each server. Humans will have the advantage of cunning and stealth while SkyNet will bring to bear the awesome power of overwhelming force, brutality and durability. Each class will offer unique advantages and disadvantages in numerous battle situations. For example, SkyNet T-900 Endoskeletons can utilise their unique vision to quickly and easily identify even the most camouflaged opponents, but will be unable to heal or repair themselves in combat like their human counterparts.

    In the single player campaign, players will power on as the Terminator himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger, with full likeness and voice acting, to wage war alongside SkyNet’s mechanical forces against the human Tech Com revolutionaries. Once captured, however, the player is reprogrammed by Tech Com to fight for the humans and the player battles against his former robotic allies.

    Weapons in Terminator 3: War of the Machines will run the gamut from modern day and near-future weaponry, such as the M4A1, Desert Eagle and X-29, to the futuristic weapons used by SkyNet, including phased plasma rifles and cannons.

    A number of armored and weapon-equipped Tech Com and SkyNet vehicles will be at the player’s disposal both in single- and multi-player modes. Vehicles included modified trucks, cars and personnel transports for the humans with mounted guns, plasma rifles and rockets. SkyNet vehicles include a variety of land and air-based machines. These vehicles act as the classes for the Terminator team, meaning the gamer plays as an FK hover attack craft or HK tank, rather than manning them from the inside. In addition, the player will be able to call in air strikes by targeting an object and issuing commands to off screen allies.

    Terminator 3: War of the Machines will release for PC in Spring 2003.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75627) on Mar 14, 2004.