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Choplifter HD

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Developer: InXile
Release Date: Jan. 10, 2012

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'Choplifter HD' (ALL) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2012 @ 3:58 a.m. PST

In Choplifter HD, players take on the role of an up-and-coming rescue pilot asked to join the elite, international helicopter rescue team C.H.O.P.R. (Coordinated Helicopter Operations, Preservation and Rescue).

In Choplifter HD, players take on the role of an up and coming rescue pilot asked to join the elite, international helicopter rescue team. Pilots will be trained to command a variety of helicopters with offensive capabilities including missiles and mini-guns, as well as a very vocal co-pilot. Combining reality with elements of fantasy, the nearly 30 rescue missions will range from captured military prisoner extraction to saving survivors of viral outbreaks.

Pilots must bank, hover, touch-down and sometimes even shake zombies from their chopper during lift-off in order to make their rescues. Gamers can also look forward to a few cameos from some of the videogame industry's most legendary leading men including Duke Nukem and Super Meat Boy. Developed and published by inXile Entertainment, Choplifter HD dares players to risk their lives in order to save others.

The team at inXile also announced that it has tapped Choplifter franchise creator Dan Gorlin as a design consultant for the project.

Key Features:

  • Choose Your Chopper: Pick from a range of helicopters that vary in speed, weaponry, armor, fuel and passenger capacity. You’ll have a unique game play experience with each of these new additions: The Sparrow, Raven and Navajo.
  • Play through a series of Campaigns: Choplifter offers 3 main campaigns and 1 tutorial campaign. Learn how to play and complete missions to unlock helicopters and replay levels!
  • Utilize Upgrades: Complete your missions successfully and earn stars to unlock more levels! Stars will also unlock more Helicopter upgrades to help you in the battle to end terrorism.
  • Extend Your Game with Downloadable Content: Enjoy FREE DLC packs offered to all Choplifter HD XBLA full game purchasers! DLC packs will include more Helicopters, missions, mini-games, and other action-filled surprises!
Choplifter HD will be available for download on the PSN and PC ($14.99); and just a few hours later on XBLA (1200 Microsoft points).
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