SOF II: Double Helix Coming to XboxActivision, Inc. is looking for a few good console gamers with the announcement that the company’s highly acclaimed first-person action game, Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix, will be migrating onto the Xbox™ video game system from Microsoft. The Xbox version of Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix will feature all of the over-the-top gritty action found in the PC version including visceral multiplayer combat, which will be available via Microsoft’s Xbox Live. Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix for the Xbox video game system is being developed by Gratuitous Games and is currently rated “RP” Rating Pending by the ESRB. “No other first person action game on any system offers the player Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix’s mix of raw combat, authentic missions and addictive multiplayer gameplay,” states Larry Goldberg, executive vice president of Activision Worldwide Studios. “With its awesome graphics and relentless action Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix will be strong addition to the Xbox’s list of excellent titles.” In Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix players assume the role of John Mullins, a military consultant working for the top-secret anti-terrorist group known as The Shop. In the game, players must tackle a wide-range of missions from hostage rescue and intelligence gathering, to search-and-destroy. To help create a realistic experience for the player, Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix offers vivid damage modeling and animations, accurate reproductions of over a dozen real world weapons and authentic combat scenarios set in far flung location such as Prague, Colombia, Hong Kong and Kamchatka. Additionally, many mission scenarios and objectives are inspired by the experiences of the actual John Mullins, a former Special Forces officer and military “consultant.” Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix will support multiplayer modes through Microsoft’s Xbox Live online gaming service, including deathmatch, team deathmatch, elimination and infiltration.