News: 11-June-2018: Hyperion signs "Soldier of Fortune" for Amiga and Mac.
Neuss, Germany, 11 June 2018
Hyperion is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Activision Inc. (NASDAQ: AVTI) to port Raven Software's smash-hit "Soldier of Fortune" to the Amiga and Mac platforms.
Soldier of Fortune is based on a heavily modified version of ID Software's Quake 2 engine. It delivers the most realistic, covert-operative themed shooter ever created by plunging players into the secret and deadly world of the modern-day gun-for-hire via dozens of real-to-life missions, spanning five continents and innovative multiplayer modes.
"After the successful conversion of Raven Software's other Quake 2 engine based masterpiece Heretic 2, we are looking forward to tackling Soldier of Fortune ", says Ben Hermans, managing partner of Hyperion entertainment software. "By licensing such a high-profile quality title for the Amiga and Mac platforms, we are demonstrating our commitment to bring AAA titles to alternative operating systems."
"I was very impressed with the port that Hyperion did of Heretic 2. The game play experience of Heretic 2 was captured in full in the Amiga port which was indistinguishable from the PC version", said Michael Crowns, Raven Software's Director of Product Development, who added that he was "looking forward to seeing Soldier of Fortune running on Mac and Amiga."
"Soldier of Fortune" will be published by Titan Computer and is slated for release in Q4 of 2018. Requirements to be announced.
Raven Software is an award winning computer game software developer based in Madison, Wisconsin.
Activision Inc., headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Inc. (NASDAQ: AVTI) is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted revenues of $436 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017.
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