Daikatana

PC / Action / Release: Mar 1, 2000 / ESRB: M

John Romero on Daikatana "Bitch" Advertisement

By Brian Leahy, May 19, 2010 6:00pm PDT

In an interview with Gamesauce magazine (via IndustryGamers), legendary developer John Romero laments over the famed Daikatana advertisement in...

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"To this day I never understood why so many folks got so up in arms over this. It's absolutely ..."

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Daikatana Alpha

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 09, 2004 8:37am PST

John Romero's website has been updated, adding a Daikatana page which features an ION Storm timeline as well as downloads of the Daikatana alpha...

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"Daikatana was a game unfortunately ravaged by a bunch of punk reviewers desperate to hate ..."

- Zann see all 83 comments

Daikatana 2 News

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 27, 2001 8:40am PST

Blues News has received an email from Human Head's Timothy Gerritsen, saying they are in no way related to Daikatana II anymore. Eidos cut them...

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"Jesus Christ.. I just noticed this story is from THIS YEAR and doesn't have a first post. ..."

- 0Wingfan see all 2 comments

Looking Back at Daikatana2?

By Steve Gibson, Feb 17, 2001 6:11am PST

Scott was nosing around in the incredibly old Shack Archives (pre-database!) and came across an update (Scroll down to Thursday) with the first...

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"Wow, all that retro stuff reminds me of when I had a l33t 'puter."

- Sideways Bob see all 31 comments

New Daikatana Patch

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 03, 2000 10:41am PDT

For those of you still interested in Daikatana, ION Storm has released a new 1.0 -> 1.2 patch. It's a 46mb download, which is 23mb less than the...

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"If you go over to fileplanet.com you will notice that the US version of the Daikatana 1.2 patch ..."

- idealego see all 59 comments

On Daikatana Patch & Source

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 24, 2000 6:40am PDT

PlanetDaikatana got in contact with TheRomero (even they use it now) who informed them that the list of changes in the 1.2 was bigger than the 6...

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"Also, the source code will not be released As if! LOL!"

- hi-c see all 21 comments

Daikatana Patch

By Steve Gibson, Sep 22, 2000 2:28am PDT

For those of you still playing Daikatana, there has been a new patch released that you can grab from the FTP. Just a few minor bug fixes including...

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"Why is it most of the posters on Romero/Daikatana/Ion are anons? COWARDS!! ALL YOU FUCKERS ..."

- ZenArcade see all 41 comments

Romero Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 20, 2000 5:10am PDT

Gamespy has a 20 question interview with The Romero. They discuss his passion for games, most enjoyable part of the job, his best project so far,...

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"The Romero obviously had abusive parents who had wanted a daughter instead of a son. I mean, ..."

- Lex Lethel see all 41 comments

Daikatana Editing

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 06, 2000 10:23am PDT

Planet Daikatana has the tools for creating levels for the ION Storm FPS Daikatana.

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Daikatana Tools

By Steve Gibson, Aug 05, 2000 10:49am PDT

Word from Planet Daikatana is that the Daikatana editing tools should be released within the next 48hours. You can put as many frogs in a level as...

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"daikatana sux, n64 sux... so imagine how bad daikatana would suck on n64."

- pirx see all 19 comments

No Retail N64 Daikatana

By Steve Gibson, Aug 02, 2000 9:10am PDT

According to the guys at FGN Online the N64 version of Daikatana wont be released in retail at all, they are going straight to rentals at...

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"I dunno the game boy version actually looked kinda neat, wonder what happened to that"

- llamasex see all 24 comments

The Romero Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 01, 2000 7:52am PDT

The CheckOut Games section has an interview with The Romero, talking about the Apple II and Daikatana.

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"The bitch ad came from a marketing guy but was allowed to be run because Romero gave it the ..."

- b00la see all 8 comments

The Romero Website

By Steve Gibson, Jul 27, 2000 6:51am PDT

Since Daikatana has finished up (excluding patches) The Romero is turning a bit of his attention to his website. You can check out his .plan update...

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"JohnRomero.com WILL MAKE YOU JR'S BITCH!!!!! (or maybe not) -X "

- xakmalice see all 37 comments

Another Daikatana Patch

By Steve Gibson, Jul 26, 2000 6:03am PDT

Word from Ion Storm is that the latest Daikatana patch is of course in the works to fix more issues that have come up with the game. They are...

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"hahah I dont even have to say this = ASS everyone already knows I remember the romero ..."

- Jimmy Carter see all 20 comments

The Romero Interview

By Steve Gibson, Jul 16, 2000 6:35am PDT

EvilEd has an interview with The Romero from Ion Storm that was conducted a while back (before Daikatana release). The interview asks the important...

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"You talk too much Marcus Allen. Sincerely, Dopeman *Idontworkforsomefacistcompany*"

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