Codemasters' IGI2 Covert Strike Blasts Its Way Into Retail Outlets
has word that Innerloop's stealthy shooter sequel has shipped to stores in the U.S. Here's
a portion of the announcement: "Players take on the role of British covert
operative, David Jones, a former SAS soldier now working for the secret U.S.
military organization, codenamed ‘IGI’. Set immediately following the events
of the first game, Jones engages in top-secret military operations by
infiltrating airbases, harbors, and secret government installations located deep
within enemy territories. Additionally, IGI2: Covert Strike offers intense
team-based multiplayer action with up to 16 players online and 32 players via
LAN. Gameplay pits IGI operatives against terrorist groups from around the
globe, with several objectives including hacking data satellites; launching
space shuttles; bombing oil refineries; and escorting convoys. Reconnaissance
elements provide for a new style of FPS multiplayer gaming, blending stealth and
surveillance with action and gunplay."