Jade Is Now GoldJade Empire Goes Gold April 1, 2005 - It was announced today that Jade Empire has gone gold. This means the final code has been approved and it will soon be arriving at retail outlets. The game will be released on April 12 along with a limited edition that is available for pre-order. Jade Empire is an action RPG from the developers that created Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. The game features a range of fighting styles and a storyline influenced by Hong Kong action movies. The limited edition has bonus content including a foil hologram box, an extra character, and an extra fighting style. The exclusive character is named Monk Zeng, a warrior who is skilled in channeling Chi strikes. He is also equipped with a spade staff that is perfect for ranged attacks. Both version of the game will be available for the suggest retail price of $49.95.