Shadow Ops: Red Mercury

Shadow Ops: Red Mercury - PC Review

Shadow Ops: Red Mercury - PC Review

Set in the near future, Shadow Ops: Red Mercury is a gritty, real-world first-person shooter (FPS) in which the player fills the combat boots of an elite Delta Force operative. Featuring the high production values of a blockbuster Hollywood action thriller, Shadow Ops: Red Mercury is a cinematic, action-oriented experience aimed at capturing and recreating the thrills of major Hollywood action films.In the game, the player is hand-picked by the CIA's Special Missions Unit to track down and contain the notorious “Red Mercury” – a substance that is thought to be capable of acting as a nuclear accelerant – before the Red Mercury is used to build backpack nuclear devices and sold to terrorist organisations. The player and an elite team of special forces must travel the globe in the quest to save the world from nuclear annihilation.

Game Features

  • THX certified Dolby 5.1 sound
  • Sound effects by renowned Hollywood sound studio Soundelux ( Kill Bill, Black Hawk Down )
  • Original cinematic score by Inon Zur and recorded by The Northwest Sinfonia orchestra
  • Powered by the latest Unreal® technology from Epic Games
  • Motion capture by real United States Special Forces and Army Rangers
  • Ultra-realistic in-game characters created by advanced cyber-scanning at a Hollywood studio
  Shadow Ops: Red Mercury - PC Review
  • Karma physics engine for realistic effects, including “rag doll” death animations and explosions that blow enemies and objects through the air
  • Sophisticated enemy artificial intelligence (AI)
  • Complex hit detection with each area of the body suffering differing damage levels when hit
  • Hyper-realistic textures and environments maximised for PC based on location shoots in Morocco, Russia, Croatia, Bosnia and Hawaii
  • Wide variety of Special Forces assault weapons including shotguns, assault rifles, sniper rifles, grenades, RPG's and fixed machine gun emplacements.
  • More than 20 single player levels in a variety of highly detailed environments, including the lush tropical jungles of the Congo, war-torn Syrian streets, Chechyna, Kazakhstan and the Paris Metro.

Online Multiplayer Features

  • Superior multiplayer gameplay; Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag, and VIP Escort
  • 14 exclusive multiplayer maps featuring interior and exterior locations, all re-designed for the PC version
  • Enhanced lobby, map list rotation, dedicated servers and voice channels with team support
  • Support for up to 32 players online

PC System Requirements for SORM PC:

Operating System: Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP

Processor: Pentium III or AMD Athlon 1 GHz (Pentium or AMD 1.5 GHz or higher recommended)

Memory: 256MB of RAM (512MB recommended)

Hard Disk Space: 4.0 GB free

CD/DVD-ROM Drive: 16x Speed or faster

Video: 64MB Hardware T&L compatible video card (128MB recommended)

Sound: DirectX 9.0 compatible sound card

DirectX: DirectX version 9.0 or higher

Multiplayer: Internet (TCP/IP) and LAN (TCP/IP) play supported. Internet play requires Internet connection and a 56 kbps or faster modem

 


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