Cold War is a computer game that offers players with a stealth-action game play. The game is often compared to Tom Clancy’s “Splinter Cell.” One of its top features is the unique invention system that allows players to create weapons and tools from common objects. This non-liner espionage game also stands out because it offers players many different ways to win.
Cold War is a single-player shooter game by Mindware Studios is published by DreamCatcher Games. It was first released for Xbox and MS Windows in 2005 and for Linux systems a year later. As the title suggests, this interactive computer game is set in the height of the Cold War.
In Cold War, the background story revolves around the activities of a reporter. Matthew Carter, freelance journalist in the mid-80’s discovers a conspiracy that involves the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.). Carter was caught by the notorious Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti (Committee for State Security) or the KGB in Moscow, where he was doing research for a story that he hopes would win him the Pulitzer. The KGB framed Carter, accusing him of attempting to assassinate the president. While in custody Carter must use his wits and some recovered gadgets and weapons to get ahead of the KGB before he is thrown to a Siberian prison.