Frank Herbert's Dune (video game)

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This article is about the 2001 video game. For the 1992 video game, see Dune (video game).
Frank Herbert's Dune
Frank Herbert's Dune
Cover art of Frank Herbert's Dune
Developer(s) Cryo Interactive
Publisher(s) Widescreen Games
DreamCatcher Interactive
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows
PlayStation 2
Release date(s) Microsoft Windows: [1]
Genre(s) Adventure
Mode(s) Single-player
Distribution Optical disc

Frank Herbert's Dune is a 2001 3D video game based on the 2000 Sci Fi Channel miniseries of the same name. The game was not a commercial or critical success, and was the last product by Cryo Interactive, which went bankrupt shortly after the game's failure.[2]

As Paul, the son of the Duke Atreides's concubine and heir to the throne, the player must earn the trust and respect from the natives of the desert planet Dune, the Fremen, to ultimately become their prophesied messiah and free them from the desolate conditions of the planet. Done that, there still is the evil Baron Harkonnen to overcome; he, with covert backup from the Emperor, had slaughtered the Atreides family.

The story behind each mission is accurate to the novels, though taking place during the two-year span in the 1965 novel Dune when Paul gains the trust of the Fremen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frank Herbert's Dune PC release date at GameFAQs
  2. ^ "Overview: Cryo Interactive Entertainment". MobyGames.com. Retrieved March 17, 2010. 

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