Xbox One | 360 | XBLA  PS4 | PS3 | PSN  Wii U | VC    3DS  PS Vita  iOS    PC    Retro    


† » news
† » reviews
† » previews
† » cheat codes
† » release dates
  » screenshots
  » videos

† » specials
† » interviews

† » facebook
† » twitter
† » contests

† » games list
† » franchises
† » companies
† » genres
† » staff
 

Which service offers more value for gamers?

EA Access
PlayStation Now
Games With Gold
PlayStation Plus


Game Profile
INFO BOX
PLATFORM:
Multiplatform
PUBLISHER:
Codemasters
DEVELOPER:
Codemasters
GENRE: Action
PLAYERS:   1
RELEASE DATE:
November 10, 2009
IN THE SERIES
Dragonology

Wizardology

Wizardology

Pirateology

Pirateology

RELATED GAMES
Dragonology
Pirateology
Wizardology
Dragonology
Pirateology
Wizardology
 Written by John Scalzo  on October 05, 2007

News: Study up on your Dragonology, Wizardology and Pirateology in 2008.



Codemasters has announced they've reached a deal with Templar Publishing to bring that company's popular 'Ology' series of books to the Wii and DS in 2008. A game based on Dragonology will be the first game to come out of the deal will be, it will be released in the summer. It will be followed by Pirateology and Wizardology. The series also features two other books, Mythology and Egyptology, which were not mentioned as part of the deal.



The 'Ology' books are edited by Dugald Steer and are large "encyclopedias" purporting to tell the true story of their subject in a journal format. Each book also has a unique cover design that has made them a hit with children and parents. Pirateology has a built-in compass, Dragonology has a ridged cover simulating dragon scales and Wizardology is covered in felt, like a spellbook.

The Wii games based on each book will be more focused on action, while the DS titles will be adventure games that are based around the concept of an "intereactive book."

"Extending Codemasters' reach in the family entertainment category, this alliance with Templar further demonstrates the continued growth and diversification of our portfolio," said Barry Jafrato, Senior Vice President of Brand, Codemasters. "With each title based on a popular fantasy theme and delivering a truly content-rich read, Dragonology, Wizardology and Pirateology are major entertainment properties that form a perfect base on which to build original and creative gaming experiences."

"The Ology book brand is a powerful contemporary franchise and we always seek to work with high calibre creative partners," commented Richard Scrivener, Commercial and Operations Director, Templar Publishing. "Right from the outset, we were impressed by the combination of Codemasters' passion for the product and their global reach."

We'll have more on Dragonology and the rest of the 'Ology' series soon.



User Comments

Games With Gold September Line Up Revealed By Major Nelson


Assassinís Creed Unity Delayed Until November 11 on Xbox One, PS4 and PC


Kinect for Xbox One Will Be Available To Purchase On October 7


PlayStation Plus September Games Revealed by Sony


Mario Kart 8 DLC Bundles Will Include Tracks, Cars and New Characters


Destiny PlayStation Exclusive Trailer Released by Bungie and Sony


Escape Dead Island Set To Be Released on November 18


Dragon Age: Inquisition Co-Op Multiplayer Mode Revealed by EA


The Walking Dead Season Two Season Finale Is Now Available


Call of Duty Endowment and Xbox Live Launch Labor Day Fundraising Campaign






Home    •    About Us    •    Contact Us    •    Advertise    •    Jobs    •    Privacy Policy    •    Site Map
Copyright ©1999-2012 Matt Swider. All rights reserved. Site Programming copyright © 2004 Bill Nelepovitz - NeositeCMS