Evil Genius Release Date

Vivendi and Elixir Studios today announced that Evil Genius is finally ready and that only minor touches are being taken care of. The game should be out on September 28th. "Enabling you to assume to the role of a malevolent mastermind bent on achieving global domination, through the construction of the ultimate doomsday device, Evil Genius gives you all the dastardly with none of the mutley. Build a secret base, gain notoriety by completing daring missions, repel the forces of justice in real-time combat, and develop evil super-weapons to complete your nefarious master plan. Evil Genius is poised to be one of the freshest, funniest games to hit the PC in a long time".
Evil Genius Unleashed On October 1st 2004 VU Games and Elixir Set To Rock The Criminal Underworld In A Matter Of Weeks After months of beavering away in their secret lair hidden behind the façade of an ordinary development studio, Elixir Studios are putting the final touches to their work of PC criminal brilliance – Evil Genius. Enabling you to assume to the role of a malevolent mastermind bent on achieving global domination, through the construction of the ultimate doomsday device, Evil Genius gives you all the dastardly with none of the mutley. Build a secret base, gain notoriety by completing daring missions, repel the forces of justice in real-time combat, and develop evil super-weapons to complete your nefarious master plan. A tongue-in-cheek take on the spy thrillers of the '60s, offering you the unique opportunity to play the villain as you control a secret island fortress complete with powerful henchmen, loyal minions, ice-cold beauty queens, and a host of hilarious gizmos, Evil Genius is poised to be one of the freshest, funniest games to hit the PC in a long time. Press feedback so far on the game has been resoundingly good: "Wicked fun! Despicable despots apply within." Jamie Sefton, PC Zone "It's batty – I love it." Jon Hicks, Window's XP Magazine "Deliciously despotic and seductively sinful, Evil Genius will take over your world." Dan Griliopolis, PC Format "Evil Genius is awesome!" Luke Albigies, Games TM About Vivendi Universal Games Headquartered in New York, Vivendi Universal Games (www.vugames.com) is a global leader in multi-platform interactive entertainment. A leading publisher of PC, console and online-based interactive content, Vivendi Universal Games' portfolio of development studios includes Black Label Games, Blizzard Entertainment, Coktel, Fox Interactive, Knowledge Adventure, NDA Productions, Sierra Entertainment and Universal Interactive. Through its Partner Publishing Group, Vivendi Universal Games also co-publishes and/or distributes interactive products for a number of strategic partners, including Crave Entertainment, Interplay, Majesco, Mythic Entertainment and Simon & Schuster, among others. About Elixir Studios Ltd Elixir Studios in Camden, London, specialises in working on original and innovative games. Over the last 6 years the company has assembled some of the finest development talent from around the world. Veterans of ground breaking titles such as Theme Park, the Sims, Black & White, Colin McRae and Speedball 2 to name a few. The company also has an in-house R&D group, who specialise in creating proprietary world-class graphics and artificial intelligence technologies. The team is unique in its blend of outstanding academic achievement and industry experience. More details about the company can be found at www.elixir-studios.co.uk .