Collector's Edition Is Available Exclusively At Interplay's Online Store
Irvine, California, April 16, 2002 - Black Isle Studios, the RPG
(role-playing game) division of Interplay Entertainment Corp., announced today
their plan to create a collector's edition of Icewind Dale II featuring collectible items,
exclusive gameplay enhancements and much more. Limited quantities of the Icewind Dale II
Collector's Edition will be available for a limited time exclusively at www.Interplay-Store.com.
Scheduled for a simultaneous release with Icewind Dale II, the Icewind
Dale II Collector's Edition features all of the amazing gameplay elements of Icewind Dale
II plus completely new limited collectibles for Icewind Dale fans. Among the collectible
items is a special Collector's Edition bonus disc containing additional gameplay
enhancements and tracks from the game's captivating music soundtrack.
One of the most visually stunning elements of the Icewind Dale II
Collector's Edition is a full-color cloth map of the legendary region of Icewind Dale.
Also, a set of four collectible character trading cards will be included describing in
great detail the characters and creatures found in the game. The Collector's Edition also
features a high quality spiral-bound manual, a set of dice, Black Isle Studios stickers
and writing tablet to enjoy while questing. Enclosing the extraordinary Collector's
Edition is a splendid hinge book style box. More comprehensive information can be found on
the official Icewind Dale II web site, located at http://icewind2.blackisle.com.
Icewind Dale II is being created internally at Black Isle Studios and
offers more of the classic dungeon crawl experience, using the Dungeons & Dragons
license from Wizards of the Coast. Based in part on the series of books by New York Times
best-selling author R.A. Salvatore, Icewind Dale II will amaze players with new monsters,
spells, and areas to explore within the popular FORGOTTEN REALMS campaign setting. Icewind
Dale II expands upon gameplay elements found in Icewind Dale, offering players the ability
to hone their combat skills and obtain even more powerful possessions, spells, and
experience levels. The game also hosts a large variety of new weapons, armor and magical
items as well as all of the spells from the original Icewind Dale and its expansion
Icewind Dale: Heart of Winter. Icewind Dale II makes use of a heavily modified version of
the award-winning BioWare Infinity Engine, originally developed for the Baldur's Gate
Black Isle Studios, the creators of the Fallout series, Planescape:
Torment and the Icewind Dale saga, is proud to bring Icewind Dale II and the Icewind Dale
II Collector's Edition to Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP-based computers in May,