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Thursday, April 22, 2010
Apple Games Features The Chronicles Of Riddick
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Apple Games' latest feature takes readers to the shadowy side of the universe for a tour of the recent Virtual Programming Mac release of The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena. The game features Riddick in two adventures: the Assault on Dark Athena campaign and an enhanced version of the original Escape from Butcher Bay. Apple's article includes an overview of the game, a look at the character's history, an exploration of multiplayer modes, a list of weapons found in the game, and a collection of cheat codes.

In addition to characters willing to lend him a hand, Riddick also comes across various useful objects: UD money, which can be traded for weapons, packs of smokes, or other items; drugs, another form of currency in Butcher Bay; NanoMED cartridges, which let you recharge spent NanoMED stations and recover some lost health from them; vent tools for gaining access to air ducts; and bounty cards. The bounty cards and packs of smokes unlock special in-game collectibles, including concept art from the game and the movies, movie sets and props, and more.

While Riddick gets a few opportunities to use weapons during his adventures, he relies mostly on his physical abilities to survive. Crouch to activate Riddick’s stealth mode, which lets you remain hidden in the shadows; it’s the best method for sneaking up behind an enemy and killing them without raising a ruckus and alerting others nearby. Riddick can also shimmy across ledges and move along hang rails; if he needs to, he can drop onto an enemy from a great height, killing them while breaking his fall.
Read the full article at the page linked below.

Apple Games: The Chronicles Of Riddick
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The Chronicles Of Riddick: Assault On Dark Athena

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