Sega has just announced through one of their press releases that their action RPG, Alpha Protocol, will be coming October 2009.
Developed by Obsidian Games, makers of the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II, Alpha Protocol mixes the characteristics of Jack Bauer, James Bond and Jason Bourne.
Read the full press release below.
FIRST GAMEPLAY TRAILER FOR ALPHA PROTOCOL GOES LIVE
The World’s First Modern Day Spy-RPG To Be Released In October 2009
LONDON (16thMarch, 2009) – SEGA Europe Ltd. today announced that Alpha Protocol™ – the groundbreaking game combining espionage, action and excitement with RPG choice and depth – will be available on retailer shelves globally October 2009.
The new gameplay trailer, showing in-game footage for the first time shows how players will travel to exotic locations around the globe, infiltrating terrorist camps and spy on unsavoury characters in the manner of their choosing. Alpha Protocol’s RPG and dialog system will allow players the choice to be smooth like James Bond, cold and precise like Jason Bourne, or just plain explosively kick-ass like Jack Bauer.
The year is 2009. Worldwide political tensions are at a breaking point when a commercial airliner is shot down by a U.S. missile over Eastern Europe, killing all aboard. Despite evidence to the contrary, the U.S. government claims no involvement and dispatches agent Michael Thorton to bring those responsible to justice. With more options than any other RPG, Alpha Protocol offers unprecedented control over the development of Thorton’s abilities and interactions with others. Physical combat, weapons mastery, cutting-edge technology and even seduction are just some of the skills to master. Hunted and alone, players will discover just how deep the conspiracy goes in Alpha Protocol.
Notice something, no platforms have been mentioned. It was thought that it would be coming to the PS3 as well as 360 and PC.
SEGA Europe have been asked to give comment but as of writing this article, no response from them and to be honest, you may not hear from them till tomorrow at least as it’s coming near the working day.