Space Hulk: Vengeance of the Blood Angels

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Space Hulk: Vengeance of the Blood Angels
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Video Game
[[Key Game]][[Category:Key Game]]
[[Electronic Arts]][[Category:Electronic Arts]]
First-person shooter / strategy
CD-ROM
PC, PlayStation, Sega Saturn and 3DO
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Space Hulk: Vengeance of the Blood Angels is a video game published by EA in 1995 for the 3DO which was later ported to the PC, PlayStation, and Sega Saturn, It is based on Games Workshop's board game Space Hulk and is the sequel to the 1993 game Space Hulk. Like its predecessor, Vengeance of the Blood Angels combines first-person shooter gameplay with strategic elements. [1]

Plot and Setting[edit | edit source]

The plot of Vengeance of the Blood Angels is based on the Warhammer 40,000 universe, which is a dystopian future where there is only war and life is a constant struggle for survival, in this game, Space Marines fight in "terminator" armour, which makes them impervious to most forms of weaponry. The protagonists of the game are the Space Marines an elite fighting force of armored superhumans.

The game[edit | edit source]

In the initial stages of the game, the player controls a Terminator and simply obeys the orders they are given. As missions are successfully completed, the player increases in rank and can then give orders to other members of their squad.The most common enemy in the game is the Genestealer, but hybrids and others are also present. As well as the main campaign, the game features training missions and recreations of historic battles.

The game included all the missions from the Space Hulk (1st edition) rulebook, as well as the missions from the prior Space Hulk PC game. The PC version came with 2 CD-ROM discs, which allowed for multiplayer games over a network. While the multiplayer was called "deathmatch" it was still a cooperative multiplayer game, where marines compete to kill the most genestealers.

In 2006, THQ Wireless [1] released a mobile phone version of the game, which had both a turn based version similar to the original board game and a first person shooter mode.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Space Hulk: Vengeance of the Blood Angels - MobyGames. www.mobygames.com. Retrieved on 2008-05-20

External links[edit | edit source]

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