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  • "Absolutely Breathtaking" - Adrenaline Vault
  • "...The Next Big Thing in Space Sims" - PC Gamer Online
  • "This Game Looks Wonderful..." - Wargamer
  • "A Sense of Scale Unlike Anything Ever Before" - Computer Games Online
  • Nominee for the Best Action Game of E3 - the Gamer's Voice
  • "A Hot Ride Through the Distant Reaches of Space" - Gamecenter

    You are JAKE LOGAN: You've been living comfortably as a corporate star-pilot in the 26th century. But when suddenly framed for a crime you didn't commit, you find yourself banished to the dangerous fringe of colonized space. You must survive by the only means you know how - As a Gun-For-Hire. Get ready for the most intense space-combat game ever created...


    * Exploration-based adventures made possible through a vastly detailed universe and open-ended mission structure

    * Gigantic space stations/colonies to explore

    * Search for rare resources and other items to help you on your quest

    * Two sided storyline allows player to join either GalSpan Mega-Corporation or Bora Rebel Settlers

    * Hire different wingman to take with you on your trek

    * New regions to explore as game progresses

    * Fly a variety of distinct space ships each with its own cockpit and unique combat characteristics

    * Upgrade/modify your ship with a variety of weapons and equipment

    * Intelligent non-scripted AI that scans unknown ships, assesses threat levels and prioritizes targets * Multiple armament types -- Laser, torpedo, and missile-based weapons

    * Advanced pyrotechnics and special effects

    * Fully integrated in-game cinematic engine

    * Intense large-scale multiplayer combat through NovaWorld
  • System Requirements:

    PC CD ROM, Windows 95/98/NT (DirectX 3.0 or greater)
    CPU: Minimum - Pentium 233MMX Required (PII recommended)
    Memory: 64 MB minimum
    CD ROM Drive: Quad speed
    Video: Windows 95/98 card (PCI or AGP recommended)
    DirectX 3.0 or greater (included on CD)
    Sounds Cards: Windows 95/98 compatible (VON requires full duplex sound card)
    Force Feedback joysticks using DirectX 5.0 or greater
    Release date Australia
    July 5th, 2000
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