Games dismissed rumors about the existence
of a Battlestar Galactica
MMO, fans were like "Come on, we want that game!" We know exactly how you feel so this bit of news should cheer you up.
Vivendi is in fact doing a game inspired by the hit TV series
and it is coming out
on Xbox Live Arcade
as well as Windows PC. After a lot of guessing on the part of the fans, Ed Zobrist
, President of Sierra
Online (a division of Vivendi Games), finally made it official:
We're huge fans of "Battlestar Galactica"and are thrilled to have the opportunity to create a game inspired by the TV series. NBC Universal is working closely with us so that players will be able immerse themselves in the "Battlestar Galactica" universe and re-live their favorite missions from the TV series.
While Battlestar Galactica
won't come out before Fall of 2007, fans can now have a glimpse of the game by downloading Gamer Pics and Themepacks at the Marketplace. Lastly, details about the game are still scarce as of now, but Sierra mentioned that developer Auran Games implemented both single and multiplayer modes.
Also, players can take part in intense space battles as a pilot for either the humans or Cyclons. We also heard that legendary ships from the television show will be featured on the game as well. Legendary, eh? Which ships would those be?