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Description

Based upon the successful television series The X-Files, Resist or Serve acts as 3 new episodes in the show's 7th season. The game features music from the series as well as voice acting by the show's stars.

As is routine for the team of paranormal investigators, Fox Mulder and Dana Scully travel to a small town in the Rocky Mountains to dig into the source of some strange and unexplained murders. The two prime suspects are girls accused of practicing witchcraft, but Mulder believes there's more to the story. Each episode has two acts, and takes players from secret facilities, to FBI headquarters, to a remote location in Siberia in search of the truth.

Gameplay is similar to the Resident Evil series. A fixed camera tracks the player and changes angles at specified points in the room. Control is similar, and players lock on to enemies to fire, and cannot move while shooting. Each episode can be played as either Mulder or Scully, with a few different locations and challenges (such as autopsies and puzzles for Scully) for each side of the story.

Bonus content includes brief videos of the dialogue recordings and concept art for the game.

Screenshots

The X-Files: Resist or Serve PlayStation 2 Start of the second episode. Skinner gives a debrief and the mystery deepens.
The X-Files: Resist or Serve PlayStation 2 Followed by a video of the show's full opening.
The X-Files: Resist or Serve PlayStation 2 Start of Episode 3. Mulder finds Tunguska no more inviting.
The X-Files: Resist or Serve PlayStation 2 Off to find Mulder.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Akte X: Resist or Serve" -- German title

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User Reviews

I want to believe Terrence Bosky (5221) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars

Critic Reviews

Sci-Fi Online 2004 9 out of 10 90
Game Captain Jul 03, 2004 81 out of 100 81
Armchair Empire, The May 14, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Informer Magazine May, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Just Adventure Aug 23, 2004 B- 67
Science Fiction Weekly Apr 05, 2004 B- 67
IGN Mar 23, 2004 6.7 out of 10 67
Game Informer Magazine May, 2004 6.5 out of 10 65
GameSpy Apr 05, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Bordersdown Mar 26, 2004 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

Thomas "Tom" Schnauz, who wrote the script and dialogue for the game, was also a writer for the series and "The Lone Gunmen."

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Jeanne (75361) added The X-Files: Resist or Serve (PlayStation 2) on Jun 09, 2004