X360, PS3 Friday, April 4, 2008 | 7:28 PM

Alpha Protocol unveiled

Alpha Protocol unveiled

Announced by Sega and Obsidian last month, Alpha Protocol is now officially unveiled with a pack of screenshots showcasing the main character of the game, Michael Thorton. We still don't really know what this game is gonna be, but looking at the developer we can expect something between RPG and action. The game is planned to be released next year on X360, PS3 and PC.


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Commented on 2008-04-04 19:44:56
Yeah I skimmed over the article in the latest GI. Sounds like Mass Effect with spies. In other words, eh.
Commented on 2008-04-04 19:46:34
1 screen - r6 vegas
2 screen - uncharted
3 screen - mass effect
4 screen - uncharted again
wtf *__*
Commented on 2008-04-04 19:51:48 In reply to EVIL_DEVIL
Posted by EVIL_DEVIL
1 screen - r6 vegas
2 screen - uncharted
3 screen - mass effect
4 screen - uncharted again
wtf *__*
I seriously dont know what the fuck you're talking about man, lol :P
Commented on 2008-04-04 19:53:49
This is "Mass Effect clone" about secret agent like 007
Obsidian = Black Isle. so I want this game
Commented on 2008-04-04 19:58:22 In reply to EVIL_DEVIL
Posted by EVIL_DEVIL
1 screen - r6 vegas
2 screen - uncharted
3 screen - mass effect
4 screen - uncharted again
wtf *__*
Yo! Hi, man.

Actually the 3rd pic looks like Ilai from Half Life 2
Commented on 2008-04-04 19:59:13 In reply to EVIL_DEVIL
Posted by EVIL_DEVIL
1 screen - r6 vegas
2 screen - uncharted
3 screen - mass effect
4 screen - uncharted again
wtf *__*
And that would be bad? Those are some great games.
Commented on 2008-04-04 20:56:18 In reply to ACEfromRussia
Posted by ACEfromRussia
Actually the 3rd pic looks like Ilai from Half Life 2
That's the same impression I got :p

If these screens are anything to go by, then the game might have stealth elements too.

edit: On second thought, wall hugging doesn't really mean stealth.. but what the heck..
Commented on 2008-04-04 21:14:26
Well, if it's obsidian i'll keep an eye on it. Untill i get some more juicy tidbits on the gameplay i can't have much of an opinion. I like that the screens at least look like actual screens, not some photoshop job or a render :P
Commented on 2008-04-04 21:32:37
Hm. Might be interesting. Unfortunately, Obsidian have earned a reputation of being forced to ship out unfinished games, KotoR 2 and Neverwinter Nights 2, so it may happen yet again.
Commented on 2008-04-04 22:14:31
Thats definitely not Ilai lol... wtf are you talkin about ?
Commented on 2008-04-04 22:21:38
Mission Impossible!
Commented on 2008-04-04 22:41:46
Talk about a generic main character >.<
Commented on 2008-04-04 23:14:09 In reply to rochedo
Posted by rochedo
Thats definitely not Ilai lol... wtf are you talkin about ?
He's saying that the guy in the third pic resembles ELI Vance (come on, it's not that hard to spell). Not that it is, in fact, Eli.
Commented on 2008-04-05 00:51:57 In reply to jackdoe
Posted by jackdoe
Hm. Might be interesting. Unfortunately, Obsidian have earned a reputation of being forced to ship out unfinished games, KotoR 2 and Neverwinter Nights 2, so it may happen yet again.
While true, I'm still willing to give them the benefit of the doubt for now. Hopefully this turns out better than their previous efforts. Aren't they working on another RPG right now as well?
Commented on 2008-04-05 04:00:51 In reply to EVIL_DEVIL
Posted by EVIL_DEVIL
1 screen - r6 vegas
2 screen - uncharted
3 screen - mass effect
4 screen - uncharted again
wtf *__*
More like Borne x Mass Effect?
Commented on 2008-04-05 09:41:15
OMG, it's a video game clone!
How fucking dare someone else make a video game...*sigh

- As long as it plays exactly like Perfect Weapon, I'm in.
Commented on 2008-04-05 12:38:45
The screens scream out Mass Effect, but the game was one of the best games i've ever played, so im not complaining.
Commented on 2008-04-05 12:48:36
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Commented on 2008-04-05 12:48:52
a MASS EFFECT clone? YES PLEASE!!!
Commented on 2008-04-05 19:59:08
no thanks!
Commented on 2008-04-06 07:42:56
Looking at the screens, I would have thought this game was the new Bourne game.
Commented on 2008-04-06 18:50:03
Screen 3 looks a bit odd, dunno if it's AA or bizarre texture resolution. The others look great and the second one in particular looks very atmospheric!
Commented on 2008-04-07 04:26:25
Im hoping this will be a mix between action and stealth, my two favourite genres :)
Commented on 2008-04-09 00:51:42
If you ask me, this looks pretty fucking good.

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