Daikatana

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

Daikatana Patch Released!

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 15, 2000 4:12am PDT

The Daikatana patch has actually been released, and you can get it at Daikatana.com. It's a 44mb (!) download "and includes a ton of fixes as well...

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"This game is so fucked that the patch dosen't work. It exits because it says a file is missing. ..."

- DeeJay see all 53 comments

Romero Video

By Steve Gibson, Jun 25, 2000 10:35am PDT

Gameplay.com has a video interview with John Romero that they did at E3. The Romero discusses his thoughts on a persistent world etc etc. Hey, its...

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"Yes, did you know that if you invested in Florida swampland, you could earn *MILLIONS*? Where ..."

- betapest see all 31 comments

Eidos, Ion, & The Romero

By Steve Gibson, Jun 20, 2000 6:16pm PDT

Also, the rumor of the day about Eidos getting bought out by Infrogames has been confirmed by WellRounded to be not true. You can read the quick...

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"Behind the copy machine? LOFL. Where were the Nuclear Secrets of the United States of ..."

- Gareth Bryne see all 233 comments

Daikatana Keeps Selling

By Steve Gibson, Jun 13, 2000 10:00am PDT

Well now, a lot of you guys seemed surprised that The Daikatana was a top10 seller on its first week of sales. (Given all the bad reviews). It...

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"I've heard there is going to be a Daikatana Missionpack, its gonna be released in 3-4 months ..."

- {Venger} see all 160 comments

On Daikatana Patch

By Steve Gibson, Jun 12, 2000 1:33pm PDT

TheRomero has made a post to the PlanetDaikatana forums with word on the upcoming Daikatana patch. Word on the Win2K fixes and some cheat0r stuff...

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"Serious Sam uses patented Romero "Suck It Down" technology. I think he should sue. "

- betapest see all 19 comments

The Romero Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 09, 2000 1:44pm PDT

Stomped has an interview with The Romero, talking to him about Daikatana, with also some new Doom questions thrown in. Romero feels Bioware would...

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"HELLO? ANY ONE THERE ACTUALLY USING THEIR BRAINS?!?!?!?!?!GOD ALL OF YOU KEEP SAYING DOOM3 DEMO ..."

- asylum see all 78 comments

Daikatana Sales

By Steve Gibson, Jun 05, 2000 3:14pm PDT

Well we havent looked at game sales figures in a while, but I thought the debut of The Daikatana on the sales charts would be of interest. Ion...

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"It goes like this: Make a deep story driven game: It sells pretty good Make a "shoot at ..."

- Stormrider see all 209 comments

Daikatana + Doom

By Steve Gibson, May 30, 2000 8:54pm PDT

Word from the FrontLine via John Romero is that a patch for The Daikatana will be available within about 10 days which is going to feature ports of...

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"Fuck. Too bad one of the fake Lex's was the decent one. Now we are stuck with this shitbag. ..."

- TargetBoy see all 174 comments

GameBoy Daikatana

By Steve Gibson, May 28, 2000 8:33am PDT

If the PC version of Daikatana isnt enough for you, check out the GameBoy color version that is in development. (Thanks to an Anon) Eidos isnt just...

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"Actually the Gameboy Daikatana looks like it could be fun. Not going to buy it though. I still ..."

- baron calamity see all 36 comments

The Romero @ GameFan

By Steve Gibson, May 27, 2000 2:37am PDT

GameFan has a review of Daikatana which features a bit of Q&A with John Romero on page5.

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"Wow, they actually said "The Romero" in the review (first line I think it was). Wonder if ..."

- prower see all 8 comments

Story Of The Daikatana

By Steve Gibson, May 27, 2000 2:09am PDT

GameSpot has an entirely lengthy article for your weekend entitled Knee Deep in a Dream- The Story of Daikatana. It's about as in depth as you can...

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"It's too bad almost everyone is blaming just JR for everything that went wrong with this game. ..."

- BurningRed see all 131 comments

John Romero's John Romero

By Maarten Goldstein, May 26, 2000 6:05am PDT

Something Awful has the scoop, John Romero's next game will be John Romero presents John Romero's John Romero! Future comments from Shack included...

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"there needs to be a game that pits Ion Storm vs Looking Glass as giant mech robots that (in a ..."

- 100z3r see all 44 comments

Daikatana Patch

By Steve Gibson, May 24, 2000 4:50pm PDT

Well, after a few years of development it looks like even The Daikatana is not perfect. Noel Stephens from Ion has word in his. plan update that...

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"guess the most helpful patch would be a daikatana uninstaller :)"

- pirx see all 208 comments

The Daikatana Arrives

By Steve Gibson, May 23, 2000 7:45pm PDT

The Daikatana has been showing up on store shelves in a few places amazingly enough and although I dont plan on linking the reviews, I figure the...

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"I'm having a great time with Perfect Dark for N64/Wild Arms2 for px2, WF for quake3 is ..."

- deucy see all 135 comments

Daikatana Sightings

By Jack Mathews, May 23, 2000 10:12am PDT

Blue and loony are reporting that Daikatana is popping up all over the place as of today. Stores seem to be filling out their pre-order requests a...

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