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'Freelancer' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 5:58 p.m. PST

"Freelancer" offers cutting edge space combat within a vibrant, living universe on an intensely epic scope. The player can freely navigate, providing vast opportunities for exploration, trade and combat. Additionally, "Freelancer" offers a seemingly endless pool of missions that the players can choose from to create their own adventures. For players who are more interested in a structured experience, "Freelancer" also features a compelling storyline that draws the player deeper and deeper into the mysteries of the human colonies in the distant Sirius System and against a villain unlike any mankind has faced before. Long in the making, we score 38 new screens for your enjoyment today.

Key Features:

  • Open-ended universe—Gamers can select to play random missions or follow the storyline. The universe is open for exploration, and the game advances based on decisions players make.
  • Dynamic reputation—The players' reputations constantly evolve as they choose their missions, make allies or enemies and succeed or fail.
  • Distinctive styles of play—Players can choose to act like bounty hunters, traders, pirates or explorers for different gameplay experiences.
  • Trading—Commodity trading turns the gears of the universe. Mining planets churn out valuable minerals while agriculture planets cultivate grain. Players must find the best trade routes in order to profit.
  • Compelling storyline—More than two hours of in-game cinematics plunge players into the mysteries of a vast planetary system. Character interaction will emotionally involve players in an intriguing and compelling storyline, giving them a sense of purpose.
  • Vibrant, rich universe—Political intrigue permeates almost every aspect of the game. Players' decisions affect the dynamic relationships of other characters, and ultimately alter the gameplay experience.
  • "Simple" combat interface—The intricacies of space combat can be mastered via a simple and intuitive mouse-driven interface.
  • Multiplayer—Players may set up their own persistent world servers or play with gamers across the globe through

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