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|Guild Software and TeamSpeak announce the Integration of TeamSpeak 3 within Vendetta Online
Published by Florence Espinoza on Jul 1, 2008
|MURNAU, GERMANY, July 1, 2008 - TeamSpeak Systems GmbH, developer of cutting edge voice communication software and integrated solutions, and Guild Software Inc, independent game developer and creator of multiplayer virtual environments, announced today the integration of TeamSpeak 3 voice communication software within Vendetta Online, a 3D space combat MMORPG for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux platforms. Vendetta Online permits thousands of players to interact, and now communicate, in real-time as the pilots of spaceships in a vast universe.
"TeamSpeak Systems approached us recently, looking for a multiplatform integration testbed for their new product. They saw Vendetta Online as an ideal production test-case, as we are one of a small number of truly multiplatform titles in this genre. Our game is strictly native on each platform; we do not use wrapper libraries for portability, unlike most other MMOs," said John Bergman, CEO of Guild Software. "Our goal was to rapidly integrate TeamSpeak across all of our supported platforms: Windows, Linux/32bit, Linux/64bit, and universal Mac OS X. TeamSpeak delivered brilliantly on all counts."
This joint effort marks the first publicly released version of the highly anticipated TeamSpeak 3 SDK, TeamSpeak System's revolutionary, next-generation voice communication software, although TeamSpeak Systems is currently also working on other integration projects ranging from military simulators to financial institutions, as well as other online games and virtual worlds.
Additional features of Vendetta Online include the ability for large numbers of people to play together, at once, within a single persistent universe. Players take the form of spaceship pilots within the universe; trading, mining and fighting their way across a vast galaxy. All combat within the game is real-time, based entirely on "twitch" skill as opposed to "virtual dice rolling". Players may fight one another, fight NPCs, participate in groups, and even engage in large-scale battles between Nations. Newcomers are welcome to visit www.vendetta-online.com and sign up for a free trial account.
About Guild Software, Inc
Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Guild Software was founded in 1998 by a group of longtime friends with a shared interest in game development. Since inception, the company has exclusively pursued large-scale multiplayer environments, developing a completely proprietary MMO engine from scratch and culminating in the successful retail launch of Vendetta Online™ in 2004. A small but focused company with a multiplatform background and an independent outlook, Guild Software continues to actively expand their main title and work towards their Vendetta Online 2.0 goals: the next generation in unbounded, evolving worlds.
About TeamSpeak Systems GmbH
Based in Murnau, Germany, TeamSpeak Systems GmbH develops cutting edge voice communication software and integrated solutions. The company is best known for its TeamSpeak line of products. TeamSpeak is quality, scalable software which enables people to speak with one another over the Internet. TeamSpeak is a client-server solution which also includes a robust, cross-platform (Windows/Linux/Mac) Software Development Kit (SDK). The TeamSpeak SDK enables full-featured voice integration within existing products or services, including online games, virtual worlds, educational programs, military simulators, or any application where up to thousands of users require crystal clear, simultaneous voice communication.