Obsidian's espionage-themed RPG Alpha Protocol
is now available in North America, announces SEGA of America
. A launch trailer
offering a look at gameplay accompanies the news, and here's a bit on the game: "In Alpha Protocol the player is Michael Thornton [sic], a rookie spy tasked with tracking down a group of fanatical terrorists behind a tragic missile attack on a passenger jetliner. Soon though, Thorton discovers there are much more devious forces at work, and before he realizes it, he is pulled into a dark and dangerous conspiracy orchestrated by ruthless, corrupt businessmen determined to control the fate of the world. He must use every tool and skill at his disposal to stop a cartel hell bent on shaping the world as they see fit." The launch trailer is embedded below.