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Ships Ahoy - PC Section 8

Section 8 for Windows is now on sale in North America, offering PC owners to get in on the first-person shooter action from TimeGate Studios that Xbox 360 owners have been experiencing for a while now. The Games for Windows LIVE edition of the jetpack-powered shooter is due in the UK and Asia on September 11 and in Europe on September 18. Here's a bit from the announcement:

Section 8 allows players to join the epic conflict between the 8th Armored Infantry – nicknamed ‘Section 8’ - and the Arm of Orion by taking part in fierce combat across majestic alien worlds. Players create their own unique game experiences by customizing equipment Loadouts, and dramatically impact the flow of battle through strategic vehicle and asset requisitions. Dynamic Combat Missions (DCMs) are player-driven objectives, generated during the course of combat, that affect gameplay with tangible rewards for completion. In addition to the deep single-player campaign and multiplayer mode for up to 40 combatants, Section 8 features an Instant Action mode where players can challenge the game’s competitive AI on any of the multiplayer maps. For the competitive gamer, Section 8 will implement an online stats portal on Friday, September 11, which boasts a phenomenal in-depth stat-tracking system, showing clan and individual rankings on over 50 unique fully-searchable Leaderboards.

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