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- Dungeons and Dragons online CRPG
- Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines CRPG
- White Wolf’s Exalted CRPG
- Dungeons and Dragons Miniatures Game
- Dungeons and Dragons movie
- Your Call on the DnD movie
Dungeons & Dragons Online
LOS ANGELES– At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Atari (Nasdaq:ATAR – News) and Turbine today jointly announced plans to bring Wizards of the Coast’s incredibly popular gaming universe, “Dungeons & Dragons”® (“D&D”®), to the world of massively multiplayer games with “Dungeons & Dragons® Online.” This innovative online role-playing game will be the first project developed, funded and run by Turbine Entertainment, creators of the critically acclaimed “Asheron’s Call” and “Asheron’s Call 2.” “Dungeons & Dragons Online” will provide players with the definitive online “Dungeons & Dragons” experience, complete with dramatic dungeon crawling, terrifying monster combat and challenging puzzles, character advancement and guild-based power struggles.
“We’ve been looking for perfect opportunities to enter into the world of massively multiplayer online gaming and there is no fantasy gaming brand with more recognition than ‘Dungeons & Dragons,'” said Bruno Bonnell, chairman and CEO of Atari. “The key to a productive business model for online gaming is having quality content that consumers will pay for. ‘Dungeons & Dragons Online’ will build on the huge amount of established content in the ‘D&D’ worlds. It has the potential to be that killer online app…that breakthrough title that sets a new standard for the medium.”
Slated for release in 2005, “Dungeons & Dragons Online” is centered on robust character advancement, challenging dungeon combat, meaningful guild politics and territorial control over major portions of the game world. Players choose and develop a character based on some of the iconic races associated with “D&D,” including Humans, Elves and Halflings, as well as classes such as Fighters, Clerics, Rogues, and Wizards — after which they can socialize, find quests, group together and equip themselves for future battles.
White Wolf have teamed up with Activision to produce computer Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines CRPG.
“Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines. Bloodlines will combine first-person action with role-playing elements, and it is being developed by Troika Games, the studio that was responsible for the 2001 RPG Arcanum, and which was also founded by RPG veterans Tim Cain, Leonard Boyarsky, and Jason Anderson, who helped create the Fallout role-playing game series. The game will be powered by Valve Software’s Source engine, which is also being used by Valve to develop Half-Life 2. According to Valve Software cofounder Gabe Newell, “With Vampire, Troika is proving [that the] Source [engine] can reach beyond the world of FPS games. The character system, rendering abilities, and contextual AI features of Source, combined with the veteran RPG design talent at Troika, is a great representation of the innovation we hope to enable with this technology.””
Interplay has announced that it is once again joining forces with White Wolf, having secured the rights to develop interactive games based on the company’s Exalted franchise. The two companies previously collaborated on Hunter: The Reckoning for Xbox and GameCube.
“We are very happy to be partnering with Interplay again,” said Mike Tinney, president of White Wolf. “Interplay is a proven industry leader, and we are confident that they will create a gameplay experience that both novice gamers and hardcore fans will enjoy.”
Exalted is currently White Wolf’s second largest franchise. Today’s agreement grants Interplay exclusive rights to develop, publish and distribute interactive entertainment games based on the characters and fiction from the popular pen and paper fantasy RPG and the unique art style of the Age of Sorrow universe on which it is based. ”