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For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
In Activision Value Publishing's Secret Service: In Harm's Way, you assume the role of Mark Brophy, a young agent just out of training. Although he is facing his first real protection assignment, Mark has acquired an extensive experience serving with elite units of the U.S. Navy. His weapons proficiency is second to none, and he is able to work both in a team and all alone, against overwhelming odds. The game's start will find Mark assigned to protection duty. What the future brings, only time will tell. The gamers' ultimate goal is to command the Secret Service detail protecting the leader of the free world. As they progress through the game, players uncover an intricate story that follows the main character and his team as they thwart varied assassination attempts.