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Steal weapons. Improvise gadgets. Evade capture. Uncover the conspiracy.The Story: On the run and fighting for your life, you are freelance journalist Matt Carter. Twelve hours after arriving in Moscow for a routine story, you've been stripped of all possessions, beaten unconscious and thrown into the KGB's political prison.
Release Date: Sep 27, 2005
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Reviews

“Anyone who enjoys spy thrillers and retro settings should check out this oddball sneaker.”
74 % – PC Gamer

“Much of Cold War is not exactly new - it feels a lot like Splinter Cell in many regards - but where Cold War separates itself is the execution.”
80 % – 3DAvenue

“You keep playing, you lose track of time and you think that you haven't played such a good single-player game in years.”
79 % – Computer Games Online RO

About the Game

Steal weapons. Improvise gadgets. Evade capture. Uncover the conspiracy.

The Story:

On the run and fighting for your life, you are freelance journalist Matt Carter. Twelve hours after arriving in Moscow for a routine story, you've been stripped of all possessions, beaten unconscious and thrown into the KGB's political prison. Caught in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R., you are now on your own behind the "Iron Curtain". Using only recovered weapons and improvised gadgets, you must now evade and eliminate special Soviet forces and defeat the conspiracy or risk being either killed or sent to a remote Siberian prison camp.

Key Features:

  • Spy on your enemies through walls with the powerful and deadly X-ray camera
  • Complete missions in multiple ways: Stealth or Brute Force - the choice is yours
  • Interactive non-linear world: Accomplish objectives in multiple ways - find hidden paths, combine in-game elements to create weapons and traps, or silently eliminate opponents
  • Explore authentic recreations of real Soviet locations including: Lenin's Mausoleum, Chernobyl, the Kremlin and the KGB's Lubyanka prison
  • Collect and combine objects to create useful and deadly gadgets. You never know when a screw or a dirty old rag will come in handy.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/7/8 (x86 and x64)
    • Processor: 1.7 GHz CPU Processor
    • Memory: 384 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0 compatible, NVIDIA GeForce 3 (NOT GeForce 4MX) / ATI Radeon 8500 or better with 64 MB Video memory card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c or better compatible sound card
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/7/8 (x86 and x64)
    • Processor: 2 GHz CPU Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0 compatible with 256 MB VRAM (GeForce 4Ti or higher)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c or better compatible sound card
Helpful customer reviews
198 of 248 people (80%) found this review helpful
615 products in account
13 reviews
2.1 hrs on record
It's no bad game. Like maybe 6.5-7/10. But be aware that it's a way outdated (made in 2005), and even then it wasn't able to compete with Splinter Cell.
Why buy it? Well, it's cheap, and it's spy-story stealth game. You can pass without killing, by fabricating your own devices like rubber bullets, silencers and ether mines from a junk and using cool x-ray camera to look behind, well, almost everything. Oh, if you remember old James Bond game, Nightfire - sorry, it's not That cool.
Just keep in mind that there are great games for this genre, like NOLF or Deus Ex, and there are some mediocre and generic, like this one or that JB Nightfire I've mentioned. Best of luck for you, anyways!
Posted: January 8th, 2014
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25 of 39 people (64%) found this review helpful
52 products in account
4 reviews
12.4 hrs on record
This game is really good, especially considering how old it is. The AI's fairly solid (although sometimes they are somewhat blind), and a few parts of the story are a little bit out of place, but overall it's a great game. There are quite a few cool strategic items that can be crafted from basic components, and the maps have plenty of hiding places. Enemies are able to lose you but will work together to corner you at times. The campaign lasted about twelve hours for me, but that includes a lot of searching and backtracking for items, because that's the kind of player I am. Someone who just rushes through might only take six hours to finish the game.

The mechanics are solid, the graphics are nice for the time it was published, the sound is well-done, the levels are challenging, and the gameplay is fun overall. If you like third-person stealth-'em-ups then this is the game for you. Even if it is a bit over 8 years old, it's still worth the five dollars, or perhaps a tad more.
Posted: January 9th, 2014
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26 of 43 people (60%) found this review helpful
164 products in account
2 reviews
2.3 hrs on record
The gripping tale of a wizard photographer in Soviet-era Russia where everyone has severe hearing issues. It's an okay throwback to the original Splinter Cell games and, if you can get over the ridiculous abilities of the main character, it's pretty fun. Oh, and there's no autosave, so be aware of that.
Posted: January 9th, 2014
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
13 products in account
3 reviews
1.7 hrs on record
Worth the money, reminds a little of Splinter Cell, but a nice story and good execution, a bit shabby on the graphics part. I have yet to encounter a single bug and the game runs without demanding too much work from the machine. 8/10 pretty good
Posted: January 25th, 2014
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
72 products in account
13 reviews
0.4 hrs on record
You're freelance journalist Matt Carter. Twelve hours after arriving in Moscow for a routine story, you've been stripped of all possessions, beaten unconscious and thrown into the KGB's political prison. Caught in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R.

+Idea

-Low resolution, no fullscreen mode.
-Graphics.
-Lost my attention quickly.
Posted: April 23rd, 2014
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