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Sigma Theory: Great Cold War

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Action/Adventure
Developer: Mi-Clos Studio
Release Date: April 18, 2019

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'Sigma Theory: Great Cold War' Gets Release Date - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 7, 2019 @ 3:14 p.m. PST

Sigma Theory: Great Cold War is a single-player near-future espionage strategy game that takes place during a new cold war.

Sigma Theory allows players to set up their own intelligence agency, recruit elite spies, and bribe, seduce and assassinate their way to world domination. How far will you go to control the future?

In the turn-based single player Sigma Theory, the world is plunged into a new global cold war after the discovery of a groundbreaking scientific discovery that will radically change humanity’s destiny. Players take charge of their own agency - staffing it with their best, brightest and most ruthless - in order to get their chosen nation ahead in a deadly conflict that is fought in the shadows. Heavily inspired by real-life events; and shaped by the hands-on intelligence experience of the developers who previously created the award-winning Out There, Sigma Theory allows for a fascinating glimpse into a near-future that is closer to reality than many would think.

Not only the elite agents, but cutting-edge technology will also play an important role in Sigma Theory. From drone fleets to hacking, players will have to use all the tools at their disposal to eliminate hostile agents and to protect their own. Players will send their spies on a variety of missions across the globe: to gather intel, cooperate with armed groups, engage in high-level diplomacy, steal crucial tech, recruit new scientists or forcibly extract them if they refuse to go willingly. A mix of tactical and strategic turn-based gameplay, Sigma Theory’s dynamic story will change depending on the player’s choices, allowing for multiple distinct endings.

It’s a cold war out there, one in which mankind must face up to its future.

Pre-orders of Sigma Theory are available now, which give immediate access to the private beta.

Key Features:

  • A bold new take on the espionage game genre, set during a future global cold war
  • Recruit your team from 50 unique spies and field agents
  • Turn-based strategical and tactical-level gameplay
  • Order your spies to conduct operations all over the world
  • Experience tense and thrilling exfiltration missions where you guide your agents on a covert operation to extract high-value targets from foreign cities
  • Infiltrate the enemy’s Sigma programs, abducting, coercing, and seducing scientists to your side
  • Deploy your drone fleet to turn operations in your favor
  • Deceive or cooperate with your rivals during diplomatic summits
  • Use your diplomatic skill to balance the demands of multiple relationships: with your agents, with your superiors, with powerful private lobbies, and with your counterparts around the world
  • Discover 30 world-changing technologies
  • Hoard Sigma Theory discoveries for yourself to gain an edge in the cold war — or share them for the benefit of all mankind — or sell them to powerful private lobbies bent on preserving the old world order
  • Experience a dynamic emergent narrative where every decision matters and the complex web of character relationships means that no two games of Sigma Theory will ever be the same
  • Multiple distinct endings that respond to the player’s ethical and practical decisions throughout the game

Sigma Theory’s story is written by renowned French writer FibreTigre (the writer and co-designer of Out There) and the game’s soundtrack is composed by Siddhartha Barnhoorn (Antichamber, The Stanley Parable).

Sigma Theory: Global Cold War is set to release on April 18th, 2019 for PC, Linux and Mac (Steam).

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