The inspirations are obvious, and that is ok, the team from German developer Yager are not attempting to hide the influence of Conrad’s Heart Of Darkness, nor the film it in turn inspired, Apocolypse Now. The question is, is setting and storyline enough to get past the obvious bugs and flaws of this third person action game?
So, let’s talk setting. Sometime in the near future disaster hits the opulence of Dubai, burying the inhabitants deep under the desert, the result of a gigantic an unstoppable sand-storm. Despite the help of a US military lead evacuation, no word has been heard from thousands of occupants, let alone the 33rd battalion that were sent to help.
That’s where you come in Captain Walker of Delta Squad, apparently it was appropriate to send in a total of three soldiers to sort out what may have happened following months of silence from thousands of people possibly trapped in a disaster ridden modern city.
As the squad explores, and battles what seem to be bands of looting insurgents, it becomes clear there has been more happen to Dubai than disasters of natural origin. Unravelling exactly what is happening, whilst staying alive becomes the focus of the Delta squad trio.
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