MacPlay has announced the upcoming release of TRON 2.0 for Mac gamers. TRON is an action styled shooter based on the classic early Eighties movie. The game features full 3D rendering via the Jupiter engine and support for up to 16 players in the multiplayer challenges. According to MacPlay:
MacPlay, a subsidiary of United Developers, LLC, and Buena Vista Interactive, a publishing label of Buena Vista Games, Inc., today announced plans to release TRON 2.0, the award-winning action game, for Mac computers in May 2004.
Developed by critically acclaimed Monolith Productions, TRON 2.0 is an action-packed story-driven title inspired by TRON, the groundbreaking science-fiction motion picture.
TRON 2.0 takes place in present day, two decades after the events of the film. Gamers are digitized into cyberspace to battle corruption both inside and outside of the computer world, while exploring locations including the Internet Hub, Firewall, Corrupted Server and Light Cycle Game Grid. In addition to the single-player experience, TRON 2.0 offers team-based multiplayer levels that allow up to 16 players to compete simultaneously.
You can find more information about the TRON 2.0 development at the MacPlay Web site. TRON 2.0 will be available in May for US$49.99.