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  GameSpy.com - E3 Coverage
Destination Games also announced that Jake Song, the creator of Lineage, and Taekjin Kim, the CEO of NCsoft, will be relocating to Austin, Texas.
Destination Games has immediately, upon signing of the paperwork at the press conference, become a part of NCsoft.
Additionally, Destination Games and NCsoft will be working together to create what may be the next really big mmorpg game to hit the scene.
archive.gamespy.com /e3/destinationgames   (475 words)

 Midway Games -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Midway Games is a (additional info and facts about video game publisher) video game publisher known for such game series as (additional info and facts about Mortal Kombat) Mortal Kombat, (additional info and facts about NBA Jam) NBA Jam, and (additional info and facts about Spy Hunter) Spy Hunter.
After some years making coin-operated electromechanical arcade games such as puck bowling and a simulated western shoot-out, Midway became an early US maker of arcade (A game played against a computer) video games in the mid-1970s, establishing licensing agreements with Japanese videogame developer (additional info and facts about Taito) Taito.
Midway's breakthrough success came in 1978 with the licensing and distribution of the seminal arcade game (additional info and facts about Space Invaders) Space Invaders in America; this was followed by a series of lucrative licensed titles including the hugely successful (additional info and facts about Pac-Man) Pac-Man (1980).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mi/midway_games.htm   (464 words)

 Funagain Games: Destination TrĂ©sor
Such games simply don't capture the excitement of discovery and the uncertainty of what may lie around the next corner.
To start the game, then, each player selects the starting spot for the other and notates this on their board while keeping it hidden.
This is a truly original game that has been well playtested and has surprisingly come from a family games producer.
www.funagain.com /control/product/~product_id=014271/~affil=DSGS   (2142 words)

 DIY Games :: Final Destination: The Secret of Larson's Folly - review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Final Destination is a very linear game, which has you explore an abandoned research station.
Throughout the game, you’ll learn of their fates, a tale of faith and the lack thereof, of murder and the incredible irony the fate had to offer.
Final Destination sells for a mere $10 plus shipping (together for $12 in the US and $14.20 overseas), and for this price it delivers a tough, great looking game.
diygames.com /index.php?p=909&more=1   (922 words)

 about RTL games - Destination London - Destination Portsmouth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
RTL Games was set up by Rachel Lowe who is the creator of the Destination game that is being tipped as the 'New Monopoly'.
There is also a computer game version and a mobile phone application in the pipeline.
Destination London will soon be available to buy from shops across the UK and there will soon be a full list of stockist on the website.
www.rtlgames.co.uk /aboutrtlgames-de.html   (109 words)

 jay is games: Destination: Earth
The game is a mix between Lunar Lander and...
Destination: Earth is actually a Flash recreation of a bootleg clone of the old Taito classic arcade game, Lunar Rescue, released in 1979.
The game is a mix between Lunar Lander and Space Invaders.
jayisgames.com /archives/2005/01/destination_ear.php   (251 words)

 Tabula Rasa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Tabula Rasa™ is a massively multiplayer online action game that takes you into the heat of battle at the frontlines of an epic war between a xenophobic alien race bent on galactic conquest and the coalition of rebel soldiers who’ve traveled across the galaxy to stop them.
Combining the action of a first person shooter and the immersion of a role-playing game, Tabula Rasa takes the player on an intergalactic adventure where the individual has an opportunity to significantly impact the pace of battle on a global scale.
It is up to each individual to use their stealth, ingenuity and skill to assist a ragtag coalition of rebels in their efforts to stop an enemy known for its intelligence and unyielding determination to enslave the Universe.
www.playtr.com   (147 words)

 Gamerdad - Game with God
"Games that treat religion realistically, weaving it into the game as it is woven into people's lives, can provide a richer and more realistic simulation," says Destination Games founder and Ultima creator Richard Garriott.
The result was Ultima IV: The Quest of the Avatar, a game that used a series of ethical questions to determine your character class, and then thrust you into a world that offered a great deal of freedom.
Adventure games typically use religion as the historical and supernatural backdrop needed for such a story driven genre.
www.gamerdad.com /print.cfm?itemID=448   (1142 words)

 Business Wire: REPEAT/Yahoo! Games Announces Relationship with Microsoft Game Studios; New Relationship Catapults ...
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findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2003_Oct_2/ai_108445108   (516 words)

 WORTHPLAYING - - All about games !
If you played one of these games before, you’re no doubt familiar with how time consuming this process is — first you have to see what’s going on, then find out where your friends are, work your way there and finally hook up with your friends.
The PvP in the game isn’t about killing players of an opposing realm or faction — it’s more like the Army’s war games, where the goal is to get better at fighting a common enemy by practicing on one another.
The game will also support voice chat, which is a great way of being able to communicate with your group without worrying about being able to type fast.
www.worthplaying.com /article.php?sid=18243   (965 words)

 Products & Offerings
Destination Reading Course II focuses on building fluency and comprehension to effectively guide students from second to third grade.
Destination Success gives educators the tools and training they need to provide effective, individualized, standards-based reading and math instruction and assessment.
Sports Math is a collection of games designed to let students practice their math skills under the enthusiastic direction of sports desk anchor Les Dynam and roving reporter Sam Mathews, who introduce each game and comment on the action and progress.
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 About GamesUp: RPG: Tabula Rasa to Twerps
The game will have a strong story that revolves around two main characters, named Reed Herschel and Fara Elested (f), who embark on a quest to save the world that takes them to a new realm, a mysterious city in the sky.
A notable feature of the game is the innovative multi-player mode promised in which four players can form a single party in on-line games and then when they meet and defeat the Dark Warlord the person that kills him will assume the Warlord role and have to defend his position, resulting in a competitive element.
The game's premise is that a group of evil creatures has entered the world during an eclipse and your character sets out to defeat them by finding a magical shield.
www.gamesup.com /info/RPG/RPGT.html   (1318 words)

 Destination: Preschool Games
One of the benefits of a Shockwave game is there are no delays in the game play because a Shockwave game runs on your computer, not over the Internet.
There are a few games here that involve words (like Hangman), but the majority of them can be enjoyed by preschoolers as well as their older siblings.
This Scrambler game is fun for the whole family because you are timed as you play at one of three levels of difficulty.
www.familyeducation.com /article/0,1120,6-640,00.html   (863 words)

 International Games News January 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
PanPan, a panda, was the mascot of the 1990 Asian Games in Beijing, a rooster, Dongdong the mascot of the 1993 East Asian Games in Shanghai.
Games co-chairman John Wilson has said that almost every hotel is booked solid during the period of the games and that everything is ready for the games.
Games organizers have asked residents of Wood Buffalo to leave their Christmas light on their homes, and be ready to display them during the games, February 28 to March 6 to help create a festive atmosphere for the games.
www.internationalgames.net /january2004.html   (8179 words)

 RPGPlanet - News, Screenshots, Previews, Reviews, Guides
GameSpy has an exclusive scoop straight from E3 today: an announcement by Richard "Lord British" Garriott that his new company Destination Games would be teaming up with Korean developer NCSoft, makers of the world's most successful online RPG, Lineage: The Bloodpledge.
He mentions that the first goal of Destination Games will be to assist NCSoft in launching the North American version of Lineage, in the second half of 2001.
Destination Games and NCSoft will also be working together to create a new MMORPG.
www.rpgplanet.com /news/fullstory.asp?id=1811   (126 words)

 America Online | Press Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
NEW YORK, May 6, 2004 - AOL for Broadband today unveiled a new gaming destination that features dozens of new Web-based and premium downloadable games from new partners GameHouse Studios and Funkitron in addition to its current selection of games from Pogo.com(tm).
Beginning later this month, special discounts for AOL members on both new and pre-played video games will be added through an arrangement with EBGames.com, the e-commerce Web site of Electronics Boutique, the world's largest specialty retailer dedicated exclusively to video game hardware, software and PC entertainment software and accessories.
Games are the second most popular activity on AOL behind email/instant messaging based on time spent per account.
media.aoltimewarner.com /media/newmedia/cb_press_view.cfm?release_num=55253964   (617 words)

 GameSpy.com - Interview
Under this moniker, the now filthy rich founder of Origin and Destination Games built a twenty-year-old empire upon a cornerstone that began with a little game called Akalabeth and eventually evolved into the award-winning, unforgettable Ultima franchise.
On the one hand, I feel vindicated that we were giving good advice, but unfortunately there was a substantial disagreement as to the future of online gaming there, and it just wasn't possible to sustain the relationship.
To be honest, I used that time for relaxation mostly, even though my brother and I had already decided to start Destination Games.
archive.gamespy.com /interviews/february03/british   (668 words)

 PlayNC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Guild Wars is featured in the newest Play Magazine special edition, "The Girls of Gaming." Meet the new Guild Wars profession, the Assassin, and enjoy lore and concept art.
The Assassin will be seen in the release of the next chapter of Guild Wars in the first half of 2006.
Members of the press found out about the new pricing structure for the game and more.
www.plaync.com   (305 words)

 TheFeature :: It's All About The Mobile Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Yahoo's wired games are already immensely popular, and while they may not take advantage of all the interactive and communicative possibilities the mobile platform offers, they reflect the potential of casual games in the mobile space -- something that's easy to pick up, easy to play, and can be enjoyed quickly.
They're heavily weighted towards puzzles games that are easy to learn, maybe a little harder to master, don't require a lot of time or involvement -- lest somebody's boss walk by, of course.
While Yahoo's gaming ambitions may realize a further merging of the wired and wireless Internets, its current mobile games site makes it look like the company takes a divergent pricing strategy, choosing to charge for its mobile games.
www.thefeaturearchives.com /101467.html   (326 words)

 GamerFeed : News : PC : E3: Tabula Rasa Behind Closed Doors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
NCsoft is now working with Richard "Lord British" Garriott and his studio Destination Games to create an MMORPG that pushes the boundaries of what MMO games are all about.
All players begin the game with an island holding their own home.
Destination Games will be bringing this unique experience to PCs sometime in the future, but the wait could be as long as Spring 2005.
general.gamerfeed.com /gf/news/6542   (553 words)

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www.gameindustry.com /ih/item.asp?id=88   (372 words)

 Wired News: Garriott Gets Out of Singles Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Destination Games' first foray into the market is to bring to the United States a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) from Korea called Lineage: The Blood Pledge.
The creator of the Ultima series of fantasy games was looking a lot less like an English Lord and more like a cowboy as the Austin, Texas, native stood with his brother Robert and business partner Star Long to introduce their new company, Destination Games.
There are servers around Asia and Destination Games is setting up servers in the United States for American players.
www.wired.com /news/print/0,1294,43903,00.html   (599 words)

 RPGDot - the fastest news from other worlds
There are two distinct groups that work at the NC Austin office, currently called Destination Games.
Jake, and Starr and I will be assisting the Lineage group as they get operations started in the US but will eventually migrate their full attention to Tabula Rasa.
Destination Games has no plans to be involved at any substantial level with the Horizons project.
www.rpgdot.com /index.php?hsaction=10077&newsid=1920   (254 words)

 E3 2001: Richard Garriott unveils Destination Games - PC News at GameSpot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The game has more than 2 million active accounts in Korea alone and has hit as many as 180,000 simultaneous worldwide users.
Destination Games will work with NCsoft and NC Interactive to improve support and visibility for Lineage in the North American market.
Destination Games has not revealed any information about its other upcoming online games at this time.
www.gamespot.com /pc/rpg/lineagethebloodpledge/news_2761821.html   (376 words)

 IGN: Hands on: Freekstyle
The company continues their partnership with Electronic Arts, and one of the more promising games in Destination Software's line-up is its impressive GBA rendition of Freekstyle.
The game is fast and smooth even with four polygonal bikes and riders on screen; we're sure that the size of the polygonal objects (much smaller than the characters in Dave Mirra and Aggressive Inline) has something to do with it.
The developers put a good amount of realistic handling into the game, as the bikes tend to skid and slide around curves...kicking up tire tracks in a very neat effect.
gameboy.ign.com /articles/394/394463p1.html   (563 words)

 GameSpy: From Origin to Destination
He peopled Destination with primarily ex-Origin people and eventually found himself a corporate parent that shared his vision of online worlds as the future of PC gaming.
Destination became NCSoft in Austin and both Garriott and NCSoft CEO Tack Jin Kim are determined to make good on online gaming's promise.
How successful they'll be is still up in the air, but early signs look good as their recent launch of two MMOs on the same day was enormously successful.
pc.gamespy.com /pc/tabula-rasa/512497p3.html   (630 words)

 Yahoo! Games And Intel To Present PC Games Designed For Peak Performance On Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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