Infinite Machine Licenses Unreal Engine Mar 10th 1999
Game developer Infinite Machine, Inc. today announced
its licensing of Epic Games' Unreal engine for its upcoming third-person 3D action
shooter. The game will be published by GT Interactive Software Corp. (Nasdaq: GTIS - news)
and released in 2000. Infinite Machine is a California-based game development house
founded by Justin Chin, designer of Dark Forces II: Jedi Knight game and Jedi Knight
programmer Che-Yuan Wang. Read the full GT press release HERE.
Knowledge Adventure Title Announced Feb 18th 1999
Knowledge Adventure has announced that they are using the Unreal Engine to create
Dr. Brain Thinking Games: Action/Reaction, a new edutainment title
designed for kids ages 10 and up. The title was demonstrated this week at Intel´s Pentium
III Processor Preview Day. Knowledge Adventure is a leader in multimedia
educational software having created the very popular Math Blaster® and JumpStart
Learning System game series. Read the full Knowledge Adventure
press release HERE.
Tournament on Pentium®
III Feb 18th 1999
At Intel´s Pentium® III Processor Preview Day, Epic participated by
showing Unreal Tournament which has been optimized for the Pentium III processor.
The Pentium III optimized version of Unreal Tournament was also shown at the S3 stand with
high resolution S3TC textures. Both technologies will appear in the final release version
of Unreal Tournament and will be incorporated into the Unreal Engine for the use of Epic's
Gamespot Eyes Unreal on Savage4 Feb 11th 1999
Gamespot today features a story about the new S3 Savage4
card demonstrated running Unreal at the Milia show in Cannes, France. Unreal Tournament will include specially-created
high-resolution 24-bit compressed textures for S3TC-enabled cards, such as the Savage4,
producing a level of detail (as this reporter noticed) "simply never seen before".
Read the Gamespot story HERE.
GT's Unreal Tournament site Feb 8th 1999
GT Interactive has launched their official Unreal
Tournament web site. Head on over HERE to
check it out. The "shocked" version of the site features some of the voices
you'll hear while playing Unreal Tournament.