[edit] Background

In 2080, nine powerful cartels known as Illuminati are engaged in a struggle for the control of mankind. Motivated by their own special interests, these manipulative Illuminati head towards a perilous endgame, and players find themselves in the role of a mercenary walking the gray line of right and wrong. Black 9 is a Machiavellian world full of greediness and betrayal, and players will need to be resourceful in order to stay true to their own code.

[edit] Features

  • Mission-based gameplay: Both tactical action and stealth.
  • Full arsenal of weaponry: In addition to nanotech abilities and vehicles to command.
  • Third-person point of view: With a situational first-person camera.
  • Engrossing Story Line: Story interwoven through nine scheming illuminati.
  • Fascinating environments: Including Moon, Mars, Seoul, Macau, and Shanghai.
  • RPG-style character development: Streamlined skill development & inventory system.
  • Your choice of character: Select and develop one of four mercenaries from four character classes.
  • Build specific abilities through gameplay experience:Complete missions a variety of ways and interact with the non-playable characters to determine your character's development.
  • Equipment: Equip your mercenary with hi-tech gadgetry, weapons, and body reconstructors.
  • Cooperative play: Work with a friend in the single-player mode.
  • Multiplayer goodies: Customized levels and missions for the multiplayer modes.
  • Unreal Warfare engine: With MathEngine's Karma physics support.

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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Oct 4, 2004 (Xbox)
    • Feb 15, 2004 (PS2)
    • Oct 15, 2003 (PC)
  • Europe: Jan 6, 2005
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