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  • Fallout 2 in stores now
    Interplay has released Fallout 2 to the general public, the sequel to thier highly-acclaimed post-nuclear RPG Fallout.


  • Infinite Worlds (Mordor 2) Beta now available
    Interplay has announced the availability of the latest Beta version of Infinite Worlds, their upcoming multi-level, multi-player dungeon crawl.  Details can be found at the VBDesigns web site.


  • Rage of Mages in stores now
    Monolith Productions has announced that their RPG/Strategy title, Rage of Mages is now available in computer software stores.


  • Forums page is now online!
    Stop by and visit our
    Forums page... let us know what you think!


  • Black Isle Studios announces "Top Secret" title
    Being well into the development of the highly-anticipated Baldur's Gate, Black Isle Studios has released some information regarding another RPG title based on the same game engine.  Titled Planescape Torment, this game is set to be released sometime in 1999.  Find out more


  • EverQuest screenshots available
    Visit the official EverQuest site to view some new


  • Mordor II interview online
    Visit Interplay's Black Isle Studios to read the latest
    interview regarding the Mordor II project.


  • Westwood Studios to be purchased by Electronic Arts
    Westwood Studio's home site.....    August 17, 1998
    Electronic Arts(tm) (NASDAQ:ERTS), the world's largest interactive entertainment software company, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase all outstanding stock of Westwood Studios, Inc., and certain other studio assets of Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc., a division of Spelling Entertainment Group, Inc. (NYSE:SP). The cash transaction is valued at $122.5 million.

    Subject to customary conditions, the acquisition of Westwood is expected to close at the end of September. Founded in 1985 by Brett Sperry and Louis Castle, the Las Vegas-based company is known for the best-selling franchise Command & Conquer(R), which has been one of the most successful PC games ever, and the critically acclaimed Lands of Lore(tm) and Dune(tm) series.


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