||StarTrek: Deep Space 9
||(Win95/98/2000/NT/XP) (Retail) (STFALLENPR)
Developed by Simon &
- Animated Violence
The race is on to find the three lost red orbs of the
Pah-wraiths, in the Deep Space Nine third-person action/adventure game. The
Cardassians, the Dominion and the Bajorans - plus a mysterious race of
terrifying aliens know only as a the Grigari - are all vying for control of
The Federation believes that whoever controls all three may
have the power to destroy the universe as we know it, so it's up to you -
playing as either Captain Sisko, Major Kira or Lt Commander Worf - to find them
first. Fueled by a massively enhanced version of the award-winning Unreal
Tournament game engine, and featuring the talented voices of the TV show's
stars, The Fallen fleshes out the world of Star Trek in ways you could only
dream about .. until now!
Energized by an enhanced version of the
revolutionary Unreal Tournament engine, The Fallen places the player at the
heart of an exhilarating 3D adventure.
A sophisticated camera system takes
third-person perspective gaming to a higher plane, whether in close quarters or
The Fallen utilizes a revolutionary
multiple-character system - giving the player three unique and compelling
single-player experiences, as either Sisko, Kira or Worf
A custom designed inverse kinematics and
bones animation system provides fluid and realistic character movements and
interactions, while a revolutionary facial animation system enables real-time
lip-synching and heightened dramatic interaction between characters.
Officially sanctioned by Paramount, The
Fallen's digital cast has been brought to life with the voices of Deep Space
More than 10 new weapons, Federation issue
and beyond, all with multiple firing modes.
Highly detailed architecture and intricate
lighting techniques provide cinematic ambiance and mood. With three distinct
character-paths across more than 30 unique, detailed maps, the Fallen
transports the player through rich, photo-realistic environments never before
seen in any Star Trek episode or motion picture.
Opposition will come from more than 25 alien
species, including an all-new race of bio-analogous creatures known as the
Windows 95/98/2000/NT/XP: Pentium 233 II MHz
processor, 64MB RAM, 150 MB Hard Drive space, PCI Local Bus video card, Windows
95 compatible Sound Card.
Some Threat Forces
Feared throughout the Gamma Quadrant, the
Jem'Hadar are the genetically bred storm troopers of the Dominion.
Cloned humanoid species that serve as the
administrators of the Dominion and supervisors of the lethal Jem'Hadar
Bio-analogous creatures from the fringes
of the Delta Quadrant.
Technologically advanced humanoid
'.. A stunning accomplishment .. establishing the
standard for the next generation of games .. ' Adrenaline Vault
Eurogamer, by Keith "DMN"
"...Setting foot on the worlds of The Fallen for the first
time as Sisko is an impressive experience with the ship you have boarded left
in almost total darkness, creating a brilliant sense of foreboding..."
"Indeed this is the way the game plays throughout, with a
large focus on giving you the heebie-jeebies wherever you go. It is very hard
to convey just how much the game gets into your bloodstream and really grabs a
hold, having you genuinely scared and creeping around everywhere like some sort
"Meanwhile all of the character voices are provided
by the real stars of the television series, and as such the acting is generally
of a very high quality, though sometimes the conversations can flow a little
unevenly. But most impressive of all has to be the soundtrack, which really
does compliment the eerie atmosphere of the game perfectly..."
"Playing through the game once is a pleasure in itself, but
having the added bonus of two more characters to complete the game with gives
astounding value for money. A solid storyline backed by hauntingly good
graphics and sound, with entertaining combat and weaponry make this a hard game
to put down.
"The only disappointment is the lack of a multiplayer
option, but to be quite honest single player is so darned good it does not
really pose a problem, as you will probably be playing it for weeks. Deep Space
Nine: The Fallen is an excellent romp that will have you on the edge of your
seat and wanting more.. the difference being that you do get more - you get
three times the fun. Set coordinates for your local software retailer .. make
scifi.com by Eric T. Baker
"Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is the stepchild of the Star
Trek universe. The series without a ship, it never got the backing or the
attention that the other shows and movies in the franchise did, which is a
shame. By the end, DS9 was doing episodes that were as good as anything ever
done in the ST universe. This paradigm continues into gaming, where all the
other shows and movies have received copious interactive installments, but DS9
has been mostly ignored. Now that DS9 has a game, however, it is as good as
anything that has been done with the ST background.
"Built on the Unreal Tournament engine, Star Trek:
Deep Space Nine--The Fallen is an over-the-shoulder third-person shooter where
player take the role of Captain Sisko, Major Kira, or Commander Worf. Each
character has his or her own set of levels and plots to unravel, so Fallen is
actually three games..."
"There is a mix of puzzle-solving and shooting in Fallen.
Most of the puzzles can be solved by rugged determination to explore every nook
of the level until the character finds the necessary card. What makes that
rugged exploration dangerous and challenging is all the aliens running around
"The rule in first-person shooters used to be that they were
all about what you were shooting. Then companies decided to add stories to
them. Fallen lets you shoot some classic Trek villains, and lets you solve a
pretty good story, too."
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