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Monday, September 24, 2001

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MacPlay Newsletter on BG2, Giants, AvP
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The September MacPlay newsletter has been released, offering progress updates on all of their upcoming titles including Baldur's Gate II, Giants: Citizen Kabuto, and Aliens versus Predator. There are two previews of AvP and Giants available, with early minimum system requirements for the latter being released as well. According to MacPlay, Giants will need at least a G3 with 128MB of RAM, OS 10.0.4, and a 3D card with 16MB VRAM. All three of the above-mentioned games are set to be released at various times in October.

After a quick Q&A sessions which answers questions from fans about the company, they also give an updated release schedule for all of their announced titles. One point of interest concerns the much-anticipated Fighter Squadron, which is now set for completion sometime this holiday season. Here's the full list:

  • Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn - Available October 2001.

  • Fighter Squadron: The Screamin' Demons Over Europe - Holiday 2001.

  • Sacrifice - November 2001.

  • Icewind Dale - January 2002.

  • Giants: Citizen Kabuto - Available October 2001.

  • StarFleet Command Volume II: Empires at War - December 2001.

  • Aliens vs. Predator (Gold Edition) - Available October 2001.

  • Zork Grand Inquisitor - Available October 2001.

  • Heretic II - Available December 2001.

  • Hexen II - Available December 2001.

For the complete scoop, read through the rest of the newsletter. We'll keep you posted as their many titles get set for an impressive block of Fall releases.

Preview: Icewind Dale
Preview: Fighter Squadron
Preview: Baldur's Gate II
Preview: Giants: Citizen Kabuto
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