The game puts the player in charge of a self-named corporation in a gritty near-future cyberpunk-style world in the year 2096. The teams of up to four cyborg agents are used in a series of deadly missions, which include assassinations, infiltration, theft and "persuasion", using a device called a Persuadertron to capture individuals of importance. The game's objective is to establish world-wide dominance with the established syndicate, one territory at a time, while engaging and eliminating rival syndicates and putting down internal mutinies
After Andrew completed the Mega CD version of Marko’s Magic football we were offered a contract from Domark to port the Megadrive versions of Theme Park and Syndicate to the Mega CD. The source code and assets were supplied by Bullfrog and Andrew had to recompile the code and address all the parts that were incompatible with the Mega CD console. He discovered a very complex codebase that tangled C code and 68000 together. He also has to take the videos from the PC versions and produce a video compression and playback driver which needed to be integrated back in. These were the days before any standard systems existed for this.