Alpha Protocol

PC, XB360, PS3 / Action RPG / Release: Jun 1, 2010 / ESRB: M

Alpha Protocol Officially Delayed to 2010

By Chris Faylor, Oct 06, 2009 11:40am PDT

While an Alpha Protocol delay has been rumored for some time, it took publisher Sega until today--October 6, the day that Obsidisan's espionage...


"Honestly, this is probably a good thing. I want my $50 to not have been wasted, so if it takes ..."

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Retailers Suggest Alpha Protocol Delay

By Chris Faylor, Sep 28, 2009 8:00am PDT

Indications are rising that Obsidian's "espionage RPG" Alpha Protocol may not arrive this year, with two major retailers now listing the game for...


"I don't think they will work on the horrible animations tho. :|"

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Obsidian Responds to Alleged Sony Tester's Criticism of Alpha Protocol

By Nick Breckon, Sep 22, 2009 4:07pm PDT

This morning, a leaked internal document from Sega included a Sony product evaluator's criticism of developer Obsidian's upcoming RPG Alpha...


"When I was standing in line for Star Trek, I met a former Obsidian employee who was laid off ..."

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Leaked Sega Doc Reveals Industry Workings: Exclusivity, Interoperability and Differentiation

By Chris Faylor, Sep 22, 2009 9:55am PDT

Sega's presumably accidental publication of a confidential talk with PlayStation maker Sony did more than just leak word of downloadable PS2 games...


Alpha Protocol Trailer: The Joy of Killing Terrorists

By Chris Faylor, Jul 22, 2009 9:21am PDT

The latest trailer for Obsidian's espionage RPG Alpha Protocol examines how players "customize their Michael Thorton into the spy they want to be" in various safehouses. The best part? When Thorton examines a memento from a past excursion and l


"I like how nobody else in the bar cares when he slams the guy's head into the counter."

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Alpha Protocol Dev Diary Explores Its Options

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 03, 2009 11:36am PDT

"We really tried to make the different approaches not necessarily equivalent but always balanced," explains Alpha Protocol creative designer Travis Stout in a new developer diary, "and there's always something and interesting and fun going on in each path


"I'll definitely play this one but probably not right when it comes out. That tagline is ..."

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Alpha Protocol: The Espionage RPG: The Release Date

By Chris Faylor, Jul 02, 2009 10:22am PDT

Obsidian's spy-themed action-RPG Alpha Protocol will ship off to North American retailers on October 6, publisher Sega has just announced. The...


"For an espionage game, there sure are a lot of explosions in the screenshots. Plus, the hero ..."

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Alpha Protocol Screenshots Lack Subtlety

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 03, 2009 8:04am PDT

Obsidian's espionage RPG Alpha Protocol lets players create their own perfect secret agent--a stealth assassin who strikes from the shadows and...


"As much as I would like to believe Obsidian have got this one right, their track record isn't ..."

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Alpha Protocol E3 Trailer Turns the RPG Upside Down

By Nick Breckon, May 29, 2009 2:31pm PDT

This CG trailer for Obsidian's upcoming espionage-themed RPG Alpha Protocol was a bit perplexing at first. Everything gets straightened out in the end, though. In all of the endings, in fact. Alpha Protocol arrives on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStati


"i think this will be kinda cool. i wish he said "i have another prick in my pants""

- sanewave see all 22 comments

Alpha Protocol Diary Defines 'Dialogue Stance System'

By Nick Breckon, May 20, 2009 4:20pm PDT

This new development diary for Obsidian's espionage-based RPG Alpha Protocol explains the "Dialogue Stance System," or DSS. The system allows players to quickly choose their attitude in a dialogue situation, rather than a lengthy line of words.


"Is it just me or does the speech animation all look very ... stiff in this game? I think in ..."

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Alpha Protocol Walkthrough Video: Darling, I Do Not Play Games

By Nick Breckon, Apr 24, 2009 2:22pm PDT

Fallout: New Vegas developer Obsidian is also readying for the debut of its own original property, Alpha Protocol. This walkthrough trailer gives us an extended look at one mission from the espionage-based RPG, showing the importance of handler choice.


"This game sounds so cool and fun, but I really wish they'd take another look at the character ..."

- SpaecKow see all 25 comments

Alpha Protocol Trailer Grills Developers

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 03, 2009 10:50am PDT

Locked in a poorly-lit interrogation room, members of the Obsidian Entertainment development team are forced to answer questions on the high-tech...


"Where do they go to film all these silly developer diaries? Does each developer have a dedicated ..."

- etherealrhythm see all 9 comments

Alpha Protocol Trailer: 'Your Weapon Is Choice'

By Nick Breckon, Mar 16, 2009 12:08pm PDT

Obsidian Entertainment's upcoming spy-themed action-RPG Alpha Protocol is shown off in the following trailer. As the impact text implies, Obsidian hopes to effectively mix RPG trappings with the brand of third-person action that the kids are into these da


"Looks pretty good actually. Forgot about this one - kept thinking it was that crappy budget FPS ..."

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Alpha Protocol Delayed Until October

By Chris Faylor, Mar 16, 2009 10:10am PDT

Having missed its original February release date, Obsidian Entertainment's spy-RPG Alpha Protocol is now slated to arrive on PC, PlayStation 3 and...


"It was obvious a long time ago that they wouldn't make the February release. There were rumors ..."

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Alpha Protocol Trailer: Shocking Door-unlocking Minigame Revealed

By Nick Breckon, Nov 26, 2008 2:19pm PST

Okay, as door-unlocking minigames go, the one in Obsidian's upcoming RPG Alpha Protocol isn't exactly shocking. However, as a door-picking minigame connoisseur, a master of unlocking, this developer diary represents a fascinating glimpse of future crimina


"Hmm. The dialogue featured in this trailer was kind of bad. Not what I expected from Obsidian."

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