sends along the fact sheet for a Hidden & Dangerous 2 expansion that was
included in the Gathering's E3 brochure, though the project itself was not being
demonstrated at the show. Here's the deal on Hidden & Dangerous 2: Sabre
Squadron, due this fall:
Hidden & Dangerous 2: Sabre Squadron
Developer: Illusion Softworks
Genre: First/third-person squad-based tactical shooter
Ship date: Fall 2004
Formed in 1940 to cause havoc and mayhem behind enemy lines, the British Special
Air Service soon became some of the most feared troops on the battlefield. Now
you can join the ranks of the SAS and command a squad of these highly trained,
lethal soldiers. Sneak past enemy lines, infiltrate heavily guarded bases and
outposts, and utilize superior tactics to eliminate the opposition.
Hidden & Dangerous 2: Sabre Squadron is an expansion module to Hidden &
Dangerous 2, which was released on PC in October of 2003.
* Play through nine new single-player missions.
* Three new multiplayer missions.
* New weapons including: the German Panzerschreck (bazooka), SAS flare gun, the
French MAS MLE 36 (used by the Resistance), Parabellum with silencer, and the
German G43 rifle.
* Improved AI - enemies and squad members will react realistically to different
situations; they will run for cover, set up ambushes and do what they can to
preserve their lives.