Monolith to Release The Operative: No One Lives Forever Source Code

 

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Monolith to Release The Operative: No One Lives Forever Source Code

Bellevue, WA – June 20, 2001 – Monolith
Productions(tm), developers of the award-winning PC game The Operative(tm): No
One Lives Forever(tm) (NOLF), today announced the release of the source code
for NOLF version 1.003. This release is part of an effort to support the fan
base by offering the tools to create their own levels and keep them current
with the code base Monolith is using to author its latest creations. The
source code will be available for download at www.noonelivesforever.com along
with instructions and requirements.

"Being a gamer myself I recognize the
importance of the online community and what it means to the continued success
of a gaming franchise. Simply put, fans rule the gaming world and they are the
ones that help drive us to make better games," said Chris Miller,
producer for Fox Interactive. "After hearing the continued request for
source code on the newsgroups, Monolith and Fox got together to give the fans
exactly what they are looking for."

The downloadable file will be 5.46MB and will
include: -The NOLF Visual C++ 6.0 workspace complete with projects for
individual DLL’s -All of NOLF’s game-side source files -LithTech SKD header
files and header files for shared Monolith libraries

To build the NOLF source v1.003, the following
are the required: -Microsoft visual C++ 6.0 (with service pack 3 installed)
-Microsoft’s DirectX 8 SDK -400MB free disk space

About Monolith Monolith Productions, Inc.,
based in Kirkland, WA, is a game development company focused on combining
uncompromising gaming content with the ultimate in high-end gaming technology.
Founded by six game developers in 1995, Monolith’s passion for programming has
resulted in the creation of the LithTech 3D Engine. This proprietary software
is used in the creation of Monolith products, such as the well-received Shogo:
Mobile Armor Division, and is available for license to the wider development
community. For the latest news and information on Monolith and its products
visit their Web site at www.lith.com.

About Fox Interactive Recognized as an
innovative industry leader, Fox Interactive, an operating unit of Fox Filmed
Entertainment, a News Corporation company, is committed to developing a full
range of bold and engaging interactive entertainment. The company creates and
co-publishes computer and video game software based on Fox franchises as well
as new and original properties. Check out Fox’s upcoming games at Fox
Interactive’s Web site at www.foxinteractive.com.

About Sierra Sierra On-Line, Inc. http://www.sierra.com,
a studio of Vivendi Universal Publishing and part of its Games division, is
one of the original developers and largest worldwide publishers of interactive
entertainment and productivity software. Sierra is renowned for releasing
critically acclaimed and award-winning titles that represent a wide variety of
computer entertainment on both next generation console and PC platforms.

About Vivendi Universal Publishing Vivendi
Universal Publishing is a world leader in mass-market multimedia
communications. The Company has 22,000 employees and 300 brands in 40
countries and aims to become the unchallenged leader in each of its operating
sectors – Games, Education, Literature, Health and Information. VU Publishing
had 2000 pro-forma revenues of 3.6 billion euros. A leading publisher of
online and PC and Console-based interactive content, the Company’s portfolio
of entertainment software brands includes Blizzard Entertainment(r),
Flipside.com(tm), Sierra(tm) and Universal Interactive Studios. Interactive
entertainment is one of parent company Vivendi Universal’s key content areas,
along with movies, music and other publishing activities.

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