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'Airborne Troops' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2003 @ 10:39 a.m. PST

Airborne Troops, developed by Widescreen Games, is an absorbing infiltration action-adventure game that takes place in occupied France during the Second World War. On a mission to drop two secret agents into occupied territory the Sergeant’s aircraft is shot down leaving one of his agents seriously wounded. It is now the Sergeant’s duty to replace the ailing agent and complete the stealth missions himself. The gamer takes part in commando missions based on real events in the places where they actually happened, accurately recreated from archives and historical documents. Read more for a batch of new screens ...

The action is a mix of furious gunfights and stealth elements, with paratroopers equipped as they were at the time. The game’s lighting system is extremely precise and plays an important role in the gameplay, as does the sound environment, where a 3D model of the sound transmission has been applied to the scenes. Caution is advised, as depending on the environment the enemy detects the player’s presence through sight and sound…

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