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Play 'Mercenaries 2' (ALL) With Pandemic, Get Achievement Points

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2008 @ 1:25 p.m. PDT

Pandemic has constructed a whole new "playground of destruction" from the ground up, fully stocked with the hottest vehicles and weapons. Set in a new exotic hotspot, you can be your own boss in a wide-open world with only one rule: everybody pays. Play against Pandemic between Sept. 5 and Sept. 12, and get a chance to win the 50-point "Everybody Wants Some!!" achievement!

Pandemic will be on hand from September 5 through September 12, giving you a chance to be one of the first to get the 50-point "Everybody Wants Some!!" achievement!

The achievement is earned just by playing with a developer of Mercenaries 2: World in Flames, or with someone who already has the achievement. From there the achievement will spread virally, after all, sharing is caring.

So check for the Gamertags below between September 5 and 12, VIVA VENEZUELA!

Pandemic’s Gamertags are:

  • MercsDev1: James Wahlquist, Designer
  • MercsDev2: David Padron, Junior Technical Artist
  • MercsDev3: Jeremy Swigart, Programmer
  • MercsDev4: Albert Lo, Associate Designer
  • MercsDev5: Ali Zandi, Associate Designer
  • MercsDev6: Manny Diaz, Associate Designer
  • MercsDev7: Ed Kim, Programmer
  • MercsDev8: Scott Warner, Lead Designer
  • MercsDev9: Drew Marlowe, Designer
  • MercsDev10: Brad Welch, Senior Designer

Mercenaries 2 features the latest and most dangerous in civilian and military technology — everything from shiny new sports cars to the future-tech satellite-guided bunker-busting mini-nuke. Tanks, APCs, boats, luxury automobiles — you name it, you can have it delivered to you in real time. And if you run out of cash you can always 'acquire' the gear you need in the field.

If you see it, you can buy it, steal it or blow the living crap out of it. Play your own way, or play with the help of a friend in the new cooperative multiplayer mode.

You are not a soldier. You don't have to play by anyone's rules. You have your own code: fulfill the terms of the contract, no matter what. Not everyone in the world of Mercenaries is as honorable — everyone will try and screw you, given the chance. They think they can get away with it, because they don't know rule #1: EVERYBODY PAYS.

MINIMUM CONFIGURATION

  • Windows Vista - SP1 / Windows XP - SP3
  • Processor: Pentium 4 with hyperthreading / AMD Athlon X2 (AMD Athlon 64 X2 for Vista)
  • Memory : 1 gig (2 gigs for Vista)
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce 6800 GT / ATI Radeon ATI X1600
  • VRAM: 256MB
  • Shader model: 3.0
  • Media: 8x Dual layer DVD-Rom
  • Hard Drive: 10 gigs install + save data
  • Sound: DX 9.0c compatible
  • Internet connection in required

SUGGESTED CONFIGURATION:

  • OS: Windows XP - SP3 or Windows Vista - SP1
  • Processor: Pentium Core 2 Duo 2.66 GHz / AMD X2 4600+ 2.4 GHz
  • Memory : 2.0 gigs dual channel DDR RAM
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce 8600 / ATI Radeon HD2600
  • VRAM: 512MB
  • Shader model: 3.0
  • Media: 8x Dual layer DVD-Rom
  • Hard Drive: 10 gigs install + save data
  • Sound: DX 9.0c compatible
  • Internet connection in required

Key features:

  • Play the main Mercenaries 2 campaign with the help of your friends.
  • Ground breaking, general purpose fire technology lets you set fire to buildings, vehicles and people. Shoot holes in the sides of fuel trucks, watch the oil spill under the feet of unsuspecting enemies and light it on fire with a match!
  • Don't worry about drowning ever again: use watercraft or swim to traverse the oceans, rivers and lakes of Mercenaries 2.
  • Increase and customize your support options by recruiting other mercenaries you meet in the game!
  • The world of Mercenaries 2 is larger than all of the maps of the first game combined and is jam-packed full of colorful characters and environments. And this time, every action you make has ramifications throughout the entire country.
  • Dozens of weapons, vehicles and support options are available for to use to blow the crap out of everything! Use the new grappling hook to latch on to flying vehicles and commandeer them in the sky!
  • Clients will offer you money, information and other resources in exchange for your services ... provided you haven't done anything to piss them off!

Mercenaries 2: World in Flames, will ship simultaneously for Xbox 360, PS2, PS3 and PC on August 31, 2008

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