Shadow Harvest: Phantom Ops

New York, NY October 6, 2010– When tyrants and warlords threaten the well-being of International Law, it’s the job of those few, of those skilled to protect the world and maintain the veil of secrecy. These men and women are the unsung heroes, the soldiers who get the job done even behind enemy lines. Often going unheard and unnoticed, but certainly felt– at least by their enemies; they fight a war of high stakes that civilians will never even know about.

Shadow Harvest: Phantom Ops takes you to the bazaars and ruins of war torn Mogadishu, the decadence of Dubai, and the barrios of Cuba, tossing you into the throes of danger. Play as ISA special agent Myra Lee and Aron Alvarez in this Stealth-Action thriller, where you truly keep your enemies closer than your friends.

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Key Features

    <*>Play as both Aron Alvarez (demolition and close combat expert) and Myra Lee (an ISA stealth operator), using their skill sets most appropriately. Different conditions call for different talents: in many situations, the nail biting choice whether to go in, with guns blazing or to deploy stealth tactics is up to you! <*>Open level design and many secondary objectives allow you to choose your own path and strategy. <*>Uses realistic features: ambient occlusion, 3D light scattering, precise dynamic shadowing, physics effects (thanks to nVidia PhysX), highly realistic semi-opaque human skin shaders, and many more. <*>Exciting game mechanics: active cover system, sophisticated AI, an arsenal of different weapons, different opponent classes, realistic simulation of human sensor awareness, situation sensitive behavior of enemies, versatile stealth gadgets (invisibility shields), and many more.

Platform: Win PC

Price: $49.99

Genre: Stealth-Action

Release Date: February 2nd, 2011


Minimum System Requirements:

OS - Windows XP, Vista or Seven

Processor - 3.2 GHz or faster

Memory - 1.0 GB RAM

Video Card -256 MB

Hard Drive - 8 GB

Sound Card - DirectX 9.0c compatible



Recommended System Requirements:

OS - Windows XP / Vista / Seven

Processor - Intel Core 2 DUO @ 2.2GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+

Memory - 2.0 GB RAM

GPU - NVIDIA GeForce 260 GTX, AMD ATI Radeon 4870 or similar



About the Game

Shadow Harvest: Phantom Ops takes place in the year 2025 as the world is shaken by numerous conflicts over the control of dwindling natural resources. Greedy warlords and dictators of 3rd world countries thirst for advanced weapons systems and never before have arms dealers been so profitable.

Players will be immersed into highly detailed environments in Somalia, Cuba and the city of Dubai. The central characters, Myra Lee and Aron Alvarez are operatives of a secret US military intervention unit, called the ISA. Both agents are relentless warriors with unique and deadly battle skills.

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