Calabasas, CA 6/29/2004 Entertainment software developer and publisher NovaLogic, Inc. is delighted to announce that the groundbreaking new multiplayer FPS title Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising has set a new world record for simultaneous players in an online FPS game .
On Saturday June 26 th, 160 players from around the U.S. connected to the iGames World Record server and played in a single game of Joint Operations. This World Record event is the kick-off of the Official Joint Operations: Typhoon RisingTour presented by ATI and sponsored by Sapphire. More Joint Operations world record attempts are planned over the summer.
Twin Galaxies' Official Video Game & Pinball Book of World Records recognizes 160 participants playing Joint Operations on the same server as a new world record. Twin Galaxies considers iGames.org and NovaLogic to be pioneers in the gaming arena, and this accomplishment will appear in a section of the book that focuses on significant milestones that mark the technological and sociological evolution of electronic gaming.
Joint Operations is the only FPS to allow players to participate in mammoth 150 player battles with no subscription fee, more than double the player hosting capability of any other FPS. Incorporating vast maps of up to 50 km sq, a full 24 hour day/night cycle and 29 different land, sea and air vehicles to control, Joint Operations represents a huge leap forward for multiplayer FPS games.
Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising (PC CD ROM)is in stores now! To find out more visit the official game web site at www.jointopsthegame.com .
Founded in 1985, NovaLogic Inc. is a developer and global publisher of games
for the PC, PlayStation® game console and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment
system and Xbox™ video game system. Based in Calabasas, California, the
company's European arm, NovaLogic Ltd., has its offices in London, UK. Key game
franchises include Delta Force®, Delta Force® - Black Hawk Down®,
Joint Operations ™, Comanche® and F-22 Lightning®. For more information
go to http://www.novalogic.com/
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