Atari unveiled details behind the upcoming near-future, geopolitical techno-thriller Act of War : Direct Action for PC. Developed by Eugen Systems and with a storyline and game universe created in cooperation with Dale Brown, 15-time New York Times best-selling author and expert on US military, global conflict and future military technology, Act of War : Direct Action is scheduled to be released in Spring 2005.
According to the publisher, Dale Brown will offer ...unique expert insights into future military technology...,
The world is changing to the point where terrifying worldwide events portend a frightening view of the future, explained Dale Brown, best-selling author. Act of War: Direct Action is more than just a realization of this new world -- it shows how continued technological innovation and strong leadership can overcome the spectre of terror in our lives.
Act of War : Direct Action tells a highly realistic, near-future story of a US elite force fighting an international plot to overthrow the current world order. While offering a First Look at Tomorrow's War, Act of War : Direct Action takes you through a frightening and believable reality filled with suspense, international intrigue and geopolitical military conflict, wrapped in a top-quality strategy gaming experience.
Act of War : Direct Action offers players the opportunity to zoom in and engage in the battle from street level perspective on urban battlefields such as San Francisco, Washington DC, London and Moscow, with incredible detail and without slowing down any of the action. Act of War will feature a single-player story mode and various multiplayer modes including 8-player online skirmishes.