|Contract J.A.C.K. is a prequel to No One Lives Forever.
Therefore you the player will also meet some characters already known
from the previous games involving agent Archer. You play the contract
killer John Jack who works for the INJURY organization. They are threatened
by an Italian group and you receive the order to eliminate this menace.
This is clearly as action-packed as the NOLF games. Jack uses almost always
his weapons and less his mind. You will brutally assassinate hundreds of
enemies, maybe hit one or two buttons, and for once not sneak around a single
corner. Our hero will crash land a space rocket, or fight bad guys as he
floats in outer space. Weird opponents are again present in the game as in
the previous but aren't as funny. Your opponents will knock over tables and
use them as cover,
move around you to try and flank you, use rifle butts up close and always
look for the nearest cover. The lead-up to the final battle in the Italian
countryside allows you to drive a scooter equipped with machine-gun cannons
and is very scenic, set amidst rolling hills and a canal. The game is rather
short though but has standard multiplayer that was released for NOLF2.