Daikatana

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

Daikatana Done?

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 19, 2000 8:45am PST

Could it be true? After all these years finally baked? AVault is reporting that ION Storm's Daikatana "is finished", citing unnamed...

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"Heard of it... yes i have. Sadly I could probably sing a few words to it. I just don't wish to ..."

- senn see all 200 comments

Daikatana Update

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 18, 2000 7:44am PST

Daikatana AI programmer Noel Stephens updated his .plan with an update on the Daikatana AI and the game's progress. Here's a big chunk...

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"You're right 'Killcreek'. I look forward to Daikatana. By the way--you're so FINE:) "

- warren see all 141 comments

One More Daikatana Shot

By Steve Gibson, Mar 15, 2000 4:42am PST

Just a quick update, a reader in the comments dug up the 7th and final CTF screenshot by hax0ring his way around on the Daikatana page. You can...

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"And oh btw, this new screen looks nice. (*hope there is a dm version of this level*) - Va;"

- valiance see all 12 comments

Daikatana CTF & DTag

By Steve Gibson, Mar 14, 2000 4:49am PST

As mentioned yesterday Ion Storm opened up their new website. I grabbed all the screenshots of Episode 1-4 and slapped them up here. (The Ion page...

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"Ill admit that I was a daikatana basher for a while, but I just might get this game if I hear ..."

- suicidemachine see all 80 comments

Daikatana Chat

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 13, 2000 7:21pm PST

There was another one of those Daikatana developers chats tonight on the ionstorm IRC server. Towards the end of the chat it turned out that the...

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"don't killcreek have better things to do? like get in the playboy or so..."

- ILF see all 104 comments

Daikatana Textures Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 13, 2000 6:54pm PST

There's a short Q&A with John Romero on The FiringSquad asking about textures in Daikatana. I'm in that Daikatana chat in #ion on www.ionstorm.com...

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"[20:07] Excuse the question, but is [20:07] there *any* idea on date the game will go ..."

- tomservo see all 4 comments

Daikatana Galore

By Steve Gibson, Mar 13, 2000 3:08am PST

The Daikatana.com website has a huge update with all kinds of information etc on the game. You can check out a bunch of screenshots of the game...

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"Y'know... I am so tired of seeing the whole warez thing hashed, rehashed and then for a little ..."

- ezkilla see all 302 comments

More Daikatana

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 08, 2000 11:10am PST

Some more Daikatana info today from the Planet Daikatana forums. This time ION's Rocketman took the time to answer some questions about the game.

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"yea what freshview said ,and besides if you did do that then who would pay any attention to you ..."

- brutal see all 51 comments

Daikatana In Crunch

By Steve Gibson, Mar 08, 2000 4:44am PST

Salon.com has posted the 2nd part of their coverage on the Daikatana super-crunch time. The article talks with developers about what it's like to...

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"Just thought of this: Daikatana In Crunch? How about Cap\'N Crunch! Thanks! -Lex"

- LEX LETHAL see all 8 comments

Romero On Daikatana

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 07, 2000 2:34pm PST

There's a post by John Romero on the Planet Daikatana forums answering about various aspects of Daikatana and it's development. Here are a couple...

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"Better yet, Dead or Alive 2 on Dreamcast. Kasumi! Or even better fucking yet, Ulala! ULALA! "

- Azraelot see all 62 comments

Bake Me A Romero!

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 07, 2000 6:50am PST

As we all just can't get enough about Daikatana and it's delays, here's a new article about John Romero for you over at Salon. It talks about his...

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"#95, I have high hopes for DK, but let us not forget BattleCruiser 3000 AD... and.... ..."

- freshview see all 102 comments

The Daikatana Bundle

By Steve Gibson, Mar 05, 2000 2:33pm PST

As everyone has figured out by now Daikatana has not yet been released. Being all ninja like I stopped by CompUSA and picked up the weekly paper...

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"#184 & 185 Didn\'t you notice the Multiple drives? Doesn\'t both of your refences refer to ..."

- SpyQue see all 195 comments

Daikatana Not Out

By Steve Gibson, Mar 04, 2000 3:39pm PST

Contrary to several reports coming in, Daikatana has not shipped just yet. There are newspaper advertisements showing up for CompUSA and BestBuy...

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"Daikatana Gone Gold!!!!!! oh damn. We all know THAT thread will FAR outpace the Quake3 Gone ..."

- poke see all 220 comments

New Daikatana Shots

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 03, 2000 7:32am PST

German site Krawall News has two new Diakatana screenshots, for those who haven't seen enough of the game after all these years.

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"#13: dan·druff (dndrf) n. A scaly scurf formed on and shed from the scalp, sometimes ..."

- mofo see all 16 comments

Daikatana Strategy Guide Shipping!

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 29, 2000 3:46pm PST

Yep, Daikatana isn't out yet but it's strategy guide has started shipping to pre-orders according to Planet Daikatana. There's also a thread here....

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"From the lost Daikatana Strategy Guide chapter: \"Turn right at the Ego Stone, and this will ..."

- hi-c see all 193 comments