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Friday, May 17, 2002
Total Annihilation Sequel Announced for PC
11:21 AM | Andy Largent | Comment on this story

Infogrames has announced the development of a sequel to the very popular real-time strategy game Total Annihilation. The company has licensed the franchise to Korea-based Phantagram to develop and publish the title in Asia, while Infogrames will handle publishing to the rest of the map.

While no Mac version is specifically mentioned in the press release, MacSoft is the Infogrames label that brought the original to the Mac. Encouraging news for a possible Mac port is the mention of development for next-generation consoles as well as the PC, which means the code should be developed with portability in mind.

Here's a clip from the Infogrames press release:

The license deal between Infogrames and Phantagram signals a significant step in support for Asian developers by Infogrames. The caliber of the Total Annihilation series reflects the growing talent and abilities in Asian games development, and its recognition globally. Real-time strategy gamers have been eagerly anticipating the next Total Annihilation game, which promises to push real-time strategy (RTS) gaming to new levels under Phantagram’s direction.

"Total Annihilation is a wonderful franchise and we’re delighted that a new audience of gamers will have access to it through the Infogrames/Phantagram title," said Adam Lancman, Managing Director and CEO of Infogrames Studio Asia. "As one of the leading publishers and distributors of interactive games in Korea, Phantagram is the ideal partner with which to extend this franchise."

"With our expertise and know-how in the development of RTS, combined with our intimate relationship with Infogrames, the new Total Annihilation promises to be one of the most innovative and futuristic strategy games ever," said Sangyoon Lee, CEO of Phantagram Interactive.

You can be sure that we'll stay on this and bring you any new information on Total Annihilation 2 or a possible Mac port.

Infogrames: Real-Time Strategy Gamers to Be Totally Annihilated
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