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22nd May 2002 goes live! - Dave - 15:20
You actually need more info than the headline?! ;-)

Ok then! The Official Deus Ex 2 website, has gone live with information on the game, some features, some screenshots and some concept art! It's pretty cool!
I suggest you check it out now!

22nd May 2002
Deus Ex The Movie - No Longer Just a Rumor - Dan - 14:21
Yahoo spills the beans here: Press Release From Columbia Pictures.

This movie will be produced by Laura Ziskin, who produced Spider Man (maybe a good thing?) and written by Greg Pruss whose only credit I can find is visual direction for Aliens 3 (you know, everyone's least favorite Aliens movie...). I don't know what to think about that.

Oh, and this is not meant to be just a movie... rather, a movie saga. Egads... they had best get some good people on board!

21st May 2002
0th Annual Independent Game Jam - james - 12:25
You can see this over here. Why bother, you ask? Because quite a number of luminaries, including Doug Church, gathered around to see what kind of game they could make in a few hours - with an engine that could display 100,000 actors. The results are pretty interesting!
21st May 2002
Deus Ex: The Movie...? - james - 12:20
Johan Albrechtsen inserted a message into our system memory to let us know of a report that a Deus Ex movie may be in the works. The link only works intermittently, here it is, but given the troubles the news is also reproduced below. There's many a slip between "we may write a script" and "we have a movie in the theaters", though.

"Variety reports that the "Spider-Man" team of Columbia Pictures and producer Laura Ziskin will try to spin the hit computer/vidgame "Deus Ex" into the studio's next feature franchise. The game is from Eidos Interactive who are also known from the "Tomb Raider" series. Greg Pruss is set to write the script.

The trade says that like the Warren Spector-created game, the film will be set in 2052, with the world reeling from the effects of disease, economic collapse and global terrorism. The protagonist is J.C. Denton, a nano-tech enhanced counter-terrorist who's the government's most potent weapon.

Eidos is producing a sequel to the PC and PS2 game, and Columbia brass see the same potential for the big screen.


20th May 2002
Guards vs Thieves: More Music! - james - 22:06
In recent news, Guards vs Thieves posted up another piece of their theme music:

"This time, your ears will be assaulted by the haunting melodies of early renditions of the Snow Theme, which will play a part in later Episodes of GvT. GvT music samples hide themselves in the Gallery Section."

20th May 2002
Deus Ex 2: First Look - james - 22:01
In an article that also contains Thief III news, PC.IGN brings a first look at Deus Ex 2: The Invisible War. It's a lengthy article that discusses numerous aspects, from interface to who the player is.

Harvey Smith tells us that: "A huge point is that we have decided that JC Denton, Paul Denton and Tracer Tong and all of those guys are characters in the game and that you'll meet with them, you'll hunt for them, you'll talk to them, you'll work for them. They'll aid you and they'll be against you, all of that standard stuff, but we don't want you playing JC Denton again."

18th May 2002
Thievery UT is getting closer... - Hanse - 21:20
Those guys over at Thievery UT sure have been hard at work. The website has been updated again, this time with a bit of a guide to Thievery, as well as the latest map list, complete with screen shots of the maps that will be available when Thievery is released. And they look fantastic, I don't mind saying... there are some talented mappers working hard on that project.

Head on over to the Thievery website to take a look at everything new and exciting, and be sure to stop by and offer your opinions at the forums.

Smells like Thievery is getting closer by the minute... thanks for the update, Dalai!

18th May 2002
First Deus Ex 2 Screenshots! - Dave - 15:51
Wow! Earlier today TTLG's Deus Ex site was sent two Deus Ex 2 screenshots from the Xbox version of the game!
They look rather nice!

you can find them here. You'll have to scroll down a bit!

Edit: We got word of some more screens, so we put together the first Deus Ex 2 Screenshots Page over at

Go on, take a look!

16th May 2002
Arx Gets New Publisher - Elenkis - 09:32
Ravensburger Interactive (of which Fishtank is a division) have today been bought by major Austrian games puplisher, JoWooD. What this means for Arx we don't know, except it will now be published by JoWooD. It's too early to know how this will effect release dates (bear in mind JoWooD already had rights to publish numerous Fishtank games throughout Europe and Asia), but as the game has not yet gone gold I do not expect it to meet the May 23rd release date. See StygianAbyss for the full press release (thanks to RPGDot), here's a snip:
JoWooD takes over the assets of Ravensburger Interactive

JoWooD takes over ongoing activities from Ravensburger Interactive thereby establishing itself as the premier German speaking computer games publisher
Continuous broadening of product portfolio and development capacity Managing Director of Ravensburger Interactive joins JoWooD board as of June

Games publisher JoWooD Productions Software AG, a company quoted on the Vienna Stock Exchange, today announced the takeover in an asset deal of extensive Ravensburger Interactive Media GmbH activities. Ravensburger Interactive, whose primary activity is publishing computer games, is a subsidiary of the well-known German games manufacturer Ravensburger. With this agreement JoWooD continues to strengthen its market position and to establish itself as by far the largest German speaking publisher and developer of entertainment software.

Within the scope of this agreement, JoWooD takes over an extensive portfolio of titles still in production at Ravensburger Interactive. The portfolio includes nine high-quality software games for PC and console platforms to be published in 2002 and 2003 – among them the eagerly anticipated epic strategy role-playing game Arx Fatalis, the business simulation Wildlife Park as well as the console version of the underwater action game Aquanox for PlayStation 2

15th May 2002
Sanqualis Interviews Raphael Colantonio - james - 23:13
Sanqualis has posted up an interview with Raphael Colantonio, the CEO of Arkane Studios, who talks mostly about a game some of you may have heard of called Arx Fatalis. He also provides this as one of his two best memories as a gamer:

"... the 'return to the Cathedral' mission in 'Thief the dark project': I think I never felt so scared in a game before: I was playing at night, with my 4 speaker system, etc... and at a certain point I was feeling so paranoid, that I had to stop playing because I thought I'd die of a heart attack: the sound, the scenario of the mission, the surprises, the plot, everything in this mission is so perfectly done, that I was really there with my sword, trying to get away from that hell place with that damn 'talking eye' in my belongings !!!"