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IncaGold and Hyperion Entertainment enter into comprehensive license agreement

Leuven, Belgium - April 18, 2003

IncaGold GmbH and Hyperion Entertainment VOF announced today that they entered into a comprehensive license agreement which will see many of IncaGold's current and future entertainment software titles converted for the Amiga, Linux and Macintosh platforms.

Hyperion's first target for conversion is Midnight Racing which offers players the excitement of realistic night driving using a state of the art 3D engine.

"We are understandably very pleased with this agreement as signing with IncaGold will allow us to bring IncaGold's outstanding and ever-growing portfolio of games to our target audiences", said Ben Hermans, managing partner of Hyperion Entertainment.

Daniel Aurell, Director at IncaGold, added, "We are pleased to have found such a competent partner in this field to take our PC entertainment products to other home computing platforms. We are looking forward to together with Hyperion bringing many of our titles to the Amiga, Linux and Mac systems in the coming months."

About Hyperion Entertainment VOF

Hyperion Entertainment (www.hyperion-entertainment.com) is a privately held Belgian-German company, founded in March of 1999. The company specialises in 3D graphics and the conversion of top-quality entertainment software from Windows to niche-platforms including Amiga, Linux (x86,PPC) and MacOS (OS 9/X). Hyperion Entertainment has undertaken contract-work in the field of 3D graphics for companies such as Monolith (www.lith.com) and has developed a mature, fast, small foot-print technology to bring 3D graphics to low power digital devices such as PDA's and STB's. Hyperion is currently working on AmigaOS 4.0, a vastly enhanced PPC native incarnation of the groundbreaking multimedia OS introduced by Commodore in 1985.

About IncaGold

IncaGold (www.incagold.com) is a world-wide leader in the development and publishing of casual gaming entertainment on PC CD-ROM. Founded in 1996, the company operates sales and development offices in Brazil, Finland, Japan, New Zealand, Slovakia, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

 

New AmigaOne firmware version to support two banks of unregistered ram

Leuven, Belgium - March 7, 2003

Hyperion is pleased to announce that it has completed an extensive rework of the AmigaOne firmware adding substantial functionality and flexibility for end-users, developers and technicians.

Newly implemented functionality includes:

  • Migration from PPCBoot 1.16 to U-Boot (PPCBoot 2.0)
  • Support for PPC 750 FX, MPC 7440/41, MPC 7450/1 CPU's
  • Comprehensive GUI for Articia S register configuration
  • Comprehensive GUI for general firmware configuration
  • Support of additional types of memory modules
  • Integration of diagnostic code
  • Support for POST card displays allowing for rapid detection of specific hardware faults
  • New Articia S start-up code allowing for usage of two banks of unregistered SDRAM
  • Booting from Symbios/LSI Logic 53c8xx based SCSI controllers

The new firmware will be incorporated in the A1-XE boards which will be shipping shortly.

 

 

Hyperion Entertainment VOF Partners with SciTech Software to Add Graphic Power to AmigaOS 4 and Beyond

Chico, California (February 18, 2003)

SciTech Software Inc. and Hyperion Entertainment VOF are pleased to announce they have enterered into a strategic partnership which will see SciTech's SNAP(tm) technology integrated into AmigaOS 4.x, which is currently under development by Hyperion for PPC based systems.

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Quake 2 voted best game of 2002 by AmigaFlame readers

Readers of the AmigaFlame website have voted Quake 2 by Hyperion Entertainment the best game of the year 2002.

Check out the web site here

 

New Quake 2 Update available

Leuven, Belgium - January 14, 2003

Registered users of our Quake 2 version can download a new update (68K and PPC) from our download section.

The new update fixes a bug in the GL renderer of the first update, a small bug in the GUI and also includes some optimizations. In addition, you can now save screenshots via the GL renderer as JPEGs.

About Hyperion Entertainment VOF

Hyperion Entertainment is a privately held Belgian-German company, founded in March of 1999. The company specialises in 3D graphics and the conversion of top-quality entertainment software from Windows to niche-platforms including Amiga, Linux (x86,PPC) and MacOS (OS 9/X).

Hyperion Entertainment has undertaken contract-work in the field of 3D graphics for companies such as Monolith (www.lith.com) and has developed a mature, fast, small foot-print technology to bring 3D graphics to low power digital devices such as PDAs and STBs.

Hyperion is currently working on AmigaOS 4.0, a vastly enhanced PPC native incarnation of the groundbreaking OS introduced by Commodore in 1985.

 

 


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