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Developed by Raven Software; Published by
- Animated blood, gore and violence
Warning! Violent subject
matter. Low-violence installation option included.
All New Features in the Gold
New Games: Control, Conquer the Bunker
All New Deathmatch Game!
18 New Maps
Exclusive Interview with John Mullins
Use any means necessary to find and secure four stolen
nuclear warheads. Track and stop the terrorist organization responsible for the
theft before they can carry out their threat to national security. Dispatch as
many terrorists, skinheads and enemy soldiers as necessary to complete your
mission. Failure means more than just going home in a bag, it could mean global
thermonuclear holocaust. And worst of all, you won't get paid. Failure is not
A story driven plotline unfolds through 10 covert missions
that take you through the political hot spots of five continents, during 26
levels of "Action Movie" gameplay. Your arsenal includes a variety of
ultra-realistic real-world weapons to help you succeed in your missions. Your
enemies are numerous and determined, and a good mercenary knows that wits and
intelligence are just as important as guns and ammo. You'll use them all to
stay on the trail of the highjacked nukes.
The revolutionary GHOUL rendering system
works with an accelerated Quake 2 engine to give you faster game play with
See breathtaking rendered locations on five
different continents. Meet interesting exotic people from all over the globe,
and dispatch them.
Unprecedented artificial intelligence gives
pinpoint weapons accuracy. Enemies react differently according to 26 different
hit locations on each model's body.
The military is ruled by government laws,
regulations and standards of conduct. When a mission is too messy to fall
within these codes, they call you.
Welcome to the Secret World of the
Based on the popular magazine of the same name, Soldier of
Fortune delivers the most realistic, covert-operative themed shooter ever
created. Soldier of Fortune is the all-new, explosive first-person shooter
created by Raven Software. Like a blockbuster action-thriller, Soldier of
Fortune plunges players into the secret and deadly world of the modern-day
gun-for-hire via dozens of real-to-life missions spanning five continents and
innovative multiplayer modes.
3-D Hardware Accelerated with full
Pentium 233 MHz processor, 64MB RAM, U.S. version Microsoft
Windows 95/98 or NT 4.0-SP5 operating system, 100% Windows 95/98 or NT 4.0-SP5
compatible computer system (including compatible 32 bit drivers for CD-ROM,
video card, sound card, and input device), 700MB of uncompressed hard disk
space plus an additional 100MB for Windows swap file, quad speed CD-ROM drive,
DirectX 7.0 for Windows 95/98, 100% Windows 95/98/NT compatible sound card and
driver, 100% Windows 95/98/NT compatible mouse and driver, Internet (TCP/IP)
and LAN (TCP/IP or IPX ) play supported, 28.8 Kbps or faster modem with
Internet Service Provider for Internet play.
Eurogamer by Kieth "DNM" Ellis
"It's not tremendously original, and it's certainly not the
best looking first person shooter on the market now, but there is still a
mountain of fun to be had with Soldier of Fortune.
"There were times where due to lack of health, I was forced
into playing more stealthily, and these moments also happened to be the most
enjoyable. Heart pumping, sneaking round an office building, knowing that the
next move could be my last. Awesome!
"Due mainly to the pretty poor AI though, I found the game
to be pretty easy to beat, even on the harder settings. That's where
multiplayer mode comes in, with straight deathmatch, capture the flag,
assassin, arsenal and team deathmatch modes all included 'out of the box.' Once
tweaked, SoF plays just as well online as Quake 2 does, and it's one hell of a
"Soldier of Fortune is a welcome return to the story driven
single player first person shooter. Just don't take it too seriously eh?"
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