Uplink: Hacker Elite (2001)

About This Game

 You play an Uplink Agent who makes a living by performing jobs for major corporations. Your tasks involve hacking into rival computer systems, stealing research data, sabotaging other companies, laundering money, erasing evidence, or framing innocent people.

You use the money you earn to upgrade your computer systems and to buy new software and tools. As your experience level increases, more dangerous and profitable missions become available. You can speculate on a fully working stock market (and even influence its outcome).

You can modify people’s academic or criminal records. You can divert money from bank transfers into your own accounts. You can even take part in the construction of the most deadly computer virus ever designed–or lead the fight against it!

Plot

In the game, the player assumes the role of a hacker in the year 2010, who begins work for the Uplink Corporation, which is a worldwide company providing work for hackers. The player amasses money, software, gateway hardware and skill in the course of performing jobs for various clients, and hacking servers of global corporations for profit.

Features

  • Very unique gameplay – you play as a hacker, breaking firewalls and cracking bank accounts. All this in Hollywood style!
  • Stylized soundtrack that perfectly matches the Cyberpunk game atmosphere.
  • Simple but deep interface that is easy to learn and hard to master.

Game Details

Genre Strategy – Simulation – Modern
Works on Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10), Mac OS X (10.6.8) and Linux (Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04)
Languages Audio and text: English
Released October 1, 2001
Size 28 MB
Company Introversion Software / Introversion Software

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS


Minimum system requirements – Windows:

Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7, 1.8 GHz Processor, 512MB RAM (1 GB recommended), 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 7 (compatible with DirectX 9 recommended), 2GB HDD, Mouse, Keyboard.


Minimum system requirements – Mac:

OS X 10.6.8 or later, Processor: Intel Core Duo 2GHz+, Memory: 1GB of RAM, Graphics: 64MB of video memory. Recommended two-button mouse, or Apple mouse with Secondary Button / Secondary Click enabled.


Minimum system requirements – Linux:

Ubuntu 14.04 / Linux Mint 17, Processor: 1.8 GHz, Memory: 1 GB RAM, Graphics: 64 MB of VRAM.

Thereby

Uplink: Hacker Elite (2001)

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