Ships Ahoy - IGI 2: Covert Strike

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."