Leading SF publisher Gollancz, an imprint of Orion Books, is to publish three new original novels to tie-in with the sequel to classic 80s computer game ELITE.
Gollancz announced the new novels after pledging over £13,000 to help make ELITE: DANGEROUS, a sequel to the classic space trading game published in 1984 but which still enjoys a cult status. Having reached their £1.25 million goal on crowdfunding website Kickstarter, the game’s producers, Frontier Developments, plan to release the game … More
I know, most people are still excited about the Obama thing. Which is, no doubt, massively cool. But the thing that excited me most on Tuesday was not the impending election but was, instead, the launch on kickstarter of ELITE: DANGEROUS.
Now, being a man in my mid-thirties who grew up in the UK, I feel I shouldn’t need to explain what ELITE was, and why its return – at the hands of one of the two original creators … More