SEGA Partners with
Petroglyph to Build Blockbuster RTS Franchise
) is a press
release revealing a new RTS offering for PC being developed by Petroglyph
Software. Here's word:
Most Petroglyph team members are former employees
of Westwood Studios, where they worked on the company's titles including Blade
Runner(TM), Eye of the Beholder(TM), Dune 2(TM) and the blockbuster EA franchise
Command & Conquer(TM). The Las Vegas-based development team are presently
completing the much-anticipated Star WarsŪ: Empire at War(TM).
Under the terms of the worldwide deal, Petroglyph will collaborate on creating a
Modern Military / Sci-Fi themed RTS franchise exclusively for SEGA. SEGA will
manage all marketing and distribution activities and work hand in hand with
Petroglyph to supervise ongoing game development. Both companies will announce
product and release details at a later date.