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Undercover: Operation Wintersun (Windows)

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Back of Keep Case - Windows (UK):

    Go undercover and expose the deep secrets of the Nazi regime

    In 1943, Hitler's Germany is performing scientific research on nuclear fission intending to produce nuclear energy as well as nuclear weaponry... Slip into the role of Dr. John Russell, a renowned British nuclear physicist who is hired by Britain's Secret Service MI6 to become an undercover agent. Your mission: prevent the Third Reich from building the World's first nuclear bomb.

    Embark on a dangerous and enthralling adventure that will have you looking over your shoulder and questioning who you can trust. Explore the heart of historic war-torn locations including: London, Berlin and Stalingrad as you work with other Allied operatives to serve your country, the Crown, and defend the World from destruction in Undercover: Operation Wintersun

    Interact with plenty of characters integral to the elaborate character-driven storyline

    A variety of mini-games requiring quick wit and stealth adds variety to your gameplay experience

    Explore incredible vistas populated with ambient animations, dynamic weather effects, plus advanced lighting and shadows

    Contributed by PolloDiablo (16616) on May 26, 2010.

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    Game summary:

    In 1943, Hitler's Germany is performing scientific research on nuclear fission intending to produce nuclear energy as well as nuclear weaponry. In Undercover: Operation Wintersun players will slip into the role of British scientist Dr. John Russell. Hired by Britain's Secret Service MI6, you must serve your country, the Crown, and the world by investigating this dangerous mission to prevent the Nazis from building a devastating bomb.

    Best described as an enthralling point & click adventure set in WWII, Undercover features a powerful spy-thriller theme with suspenseful situations. Although the story is purely fictitious, historical "Second World War" facts remain highly authentic establishing a compelling gameplay experience.

    Features:
    • Complex and detailed animations Intuitive user interface
    • Highly detailed, realistic graphics
    • Compelling Mix of facts and fiction
    • Classic 3rd person point & click interface

    Contributed by Jeanne (75626) on May 20, 2008.

Press release (11th May 2006):

    Undercover - Operation Wintersun shown for first time

    Los Angeles: May 11, 2006 - ANACONDA is reporting directly from the show floor of Los Angeles' Electronic Entertainment Expo 2006, the world's biggest computer and video game trade expo: For the first time, ANACONDA has given the public a look at the upcoming WW2 adventure game Undercover - Operation Wintersun. The reaction to this first version shown by ANACONDA, demonstrating the sophisticated puzzle design and oppressive atmosphere, was very enthusiastic.

    Undercover - Operation Wintersun takes the player to the time of the Second World War. The story revolves around the Nazis' research into a secret and powerful weapons technology. Subtly, the player is drawn into this terrifying what-if scenario. In the role of an undercover British MI6 agent, the player makes his way to Berlin, in order to thwart the horrible threat to all mankind posed by these research efforts.

    ANACONDA will release the adventure game, currently in development at Austrian Sproing Interactive Media, in October.

    Contributed by Sciere (245695) on Dec 31, 2006.

Press release (28th March 2006):

    ANACONDA unveils first details on the upcoming Adventure Undercover – Operation Wintersun

    Undercover: First details unveiled

    Hamburg, March 28, 2006
    – ANACONDA unveils the first secret surrounding recently announced title Undercover. The adventure specialist grants a first look at the story of the upcoming adventure thriller:

    Undercover – Operation Wintersun takes the player back to the Second World War. The story centers around the Nazis' research into a secret and powerful weapons technology. The player is subtly drawn into a terrifying what-if scenario: it is up to him to thwart the horrible threat to all mankind posed by these research efforts.

    In the role of an undercover British MI6 agent, the player makes his way to Berlin...

    ANACONDA will release the adventure Undercover – Operation Wintersun by the end of September.

    Undercover is being developed by the Austrian team of Sproing Interactive Media.

    Contributed by Sciere (245695) on Dec 31, 2006.