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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 Defending ourselves from a zombie.
The X-Files: Resist or Serve PlayStation 2 If that FBI gig doesn't work out, there might be two openings in S.T.A.R.S....
The X-Files: Resist or Serve PlayStation 2 Location text sets up the story, just like the show.
The X-Files: Resist or Serve PlayStation 2 Your flashlight helps light the way.

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

I want to believe Terrence Bosky (5222) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars

Critic Reviews

Sci-Fi Online (The Sci-Fi Channel) 2004 9 out of 10 90
Next Level Gaming Apr 17, 2004 79 out of 100 79
UGO (UnderGroundOnline) Apr 18, 2004 B 75
Game Over Online May 04, 2004 71 out of 100 71
Game Informer Magazine May, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Science Fiction Weekly Apr 05, 2004 B- 67
Bordersdown Mar 26, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Entertainment Depot, The Apr 13, 2004 6 out of 10 60
GamingTrend Oct 28, 2005 345 out of 600 58
GameZone Mar 28, 2004 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

According to an April 1, 2004 Official U.S. Playstation Magazine article, "The Power of X," Gillian Anderson's dialogue was recorded separately from David Duchovny's.

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Jeanne (75422) added The X-Files: Resist or Serve (PlayStation 2) on Jun 09, 2004