Pre-order Freedom Force vs. The 3rd Reich at
irrationalgames.com and get a very special treat!
No overarching theme this week, just a bunch of fun little Irrational Games tidbits:
In the very near future Freedom Force vs. The Third Reich will be
available for pre-order on this very site. If you, fabulous fan of
freedom, pre-order the game here, you will be justly rewarded. The
Irrational team is busy whipping up a disk complete with special, only
available here, bonus content. This disk will include brand new
1970's versions of three Freedom Force heroes! Remember
that although Freedom Force vs. The Third Reich will be available in
stores next year, you can only get this additional content if you
pre-order from us.
Now for the Irrational-Games-in-the-news segment: IGN named Tribes:
Vengeance a Game of the Month. We are honored, of course. Favorite
"When you combine the fantastic single player story with the
tried and true gameplay design, you get a title that benefits from
years of refinement and iterations while also offering up a completely
new experience you haven't seen before."
Tribes continues to do well out there in the high stakes world of
sequels of games that have a dedicated and hard core following. We
loved the game (surprise!) but were holding our breath for the fan and
media reaction. I think I speak for everyone at IG when I say that the
press and the fans absolutely rock and we very much appreciate all the
In other IG news, System Shock 2 was named one of GameSpy's
Ten Scariest Games.In honor of Halloween Allen Rausch counted down
his favorites. The article includes the following helpful suggestion:
"Play this game with the lights out and a pair of headphones
on. You'll thank us."
This game even scared the crap out of people who worked on it and I
would like to say that I am very proud of the team for creating a game
that people still talk about five years after it came out.
-- Meredith Levine