Loki Software, Inc., has announced an agreement with
developer-driven computer and videogame publisher Gathering of
Developers to bring the hit PC games Rune and Heavy Metal:
F.A.K.K.2 to Linux early this year.
Rune, developed by Human Head Studios, was recently released for
Windows and Mac OS to rave reviews. In this 3D heroic-fantasy
action game, players assume the role of Ragnar the Viking, a young
warrior about to enter into manhood and take his rightful place
next to his father as a warrior of his village. The game showcases
43 single-player levels, multiplayer deathmatch and team deathmatch
modes, 21 different multiplayer characters, and 5 multiplayer
mutator modes, among other unique and titillating options. Rune
uses an enhanced version of the Unreal Tournament Engine to offer a
new particle effects system and a new melee-combat focused AI. For
more information on Rune, visit www.runegame.com.
Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K.2 by developer Ritual Entertainment is an
intense third-person 3D action-adventure game based on Kevin
Eastman's Heavy Metal 2000 movie, the sequel to the explosive and
groundbreaking animated film Heavy Metal. Players take on the role
of Julie, the legendary F.A.K.K.2 heroine, and battle against Gith
Industries' army of freakish and deviant characters in an effort to
save Eden, Julie's homeworld. Powered by an enhanced version of id
Software's Quake III Engine, the game features detailed renderings
of indoor and outdoor settings with breathtaking realism. For more
information, visit fakk2.godgames.com.
Loki is now accepting beta tester applications for these
exciting titles. Interested participants should review system
requirements on www.lokigames.com and complete an
online registration form at odin.lokigames.com.