It’s a busy Friday for
Aspyr Media Inc.. They released a demo version of Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, available for download from
MacGameFiles.com. They also published a mini Web site containing information about
Call of Duty, a new World War II-era action game that took center stage for Aspyr’s announcements from Macworld Conference & Expo earlier this month.
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is the sequel to last year’s Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast. It puts you in the role of a new student at Luke Skywalker’s Jedi Academy. You follow the ancient traditions of Jedi masters as you seek your own path down the light or dark sides of The Force. In Jedi Academy, you can create your own character and even craft your own light saber.
The demo requires Mac OS X v10.2.6 or later; a G3/500MHz or faster; 256MB RAM; and ATI Radeon 7500 or Nvidia GeForce2 MX or better 3D graphics with 32MB VRAM or more. The demo measures 186MB.
Call of Duty is Aspyr’s forthcoming Mac version of the popular World War II-era action game licensed from ACtivision Inc. Created by some of the same team behind Medal of Honor: Allied Assault, Call of Duty puts players in World War II scenarios from D-Day to Stalingrad. You’ll fight as American, British and Russian soldiers in 24 different missions on four connected campaigns; you can also battle as Axis or Allied soldiers in team-based multiplayer games.
Call of Duty is expected to requires Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later; G3/700MHz or faster; 256MB RAM; 1.4GB hard disk space; and ATI Radeon 7500 or Nvidia GeForce2 MX or better 3D graphics with at least 32MB VRAM.
Aspyr’s Project Status Web page shows that Call of Duty is currently at its First Playable development milestone. The company expects to ship the game in April, 2004.