Disturbed by Japan’s emergence as the de facto world leader in robotics, the United Nations instituted an international treaty requiring stringent regulations. When vocal objections failed to overturn the decision, Japan chose to withdraw from the UN and vanished from world view in a self-imposed isolation made possible by an impenetrable electromagnetic barrier. Now, ten years later in 2067, the only means of contact between Japan and the world belongs to Daiwa Heavy Industries, a powerful corporation monopolizing the world’s robotics market. The uneasy truce comes under question when SWORD, a U.S. special forces unit, finds disturbing evidence that Japan may have sinister designs for the rest of the world. SWORD must now infiltrate Japan to separate fact from fiction, but is anyone prepared for the truth?
In a not too distant future Japan has become the biggest weapon producer on the market and at the same time decided to completely isolate itself from the outside world. After ten years, an organization called S.W.O.R.D. receives a mysterious message to investigate a meeting held by Japanese weapon corporation Daiwa and it turns out that there's more to Daiwa than what initially meets the eye. Vexille, a member... read more
STORY: The story is interesting but not incredible. There is, of course, your standard "evil corporation is out for world domination" blah, blah, blah, but I must say the way they are getting there is quite original. There was not, however, anything more to the story than that. No REAL twists and turns (other than a few VERY obvious and easily guessable ones), and nothing... read more