Rainier's Articles


'Bubble Bobble Revolution' (NDS) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 3:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rising Star Games today announced that the classic Taito arcade title Bubble Bobble will be the next videogaming legend to be updated for Rising Star's "Revolution" games brand on the Nintendo DS. Read more for screens and details of input from Igusa Matsuyama, the character artist behind Harvest Moon's charming protagonists and supporting cast.

'Rebelstar Tactical Command' (GBA) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2005 @ 2:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rebelstar Tactical Command is a turn-based strategy and combat game with role-playing elements, "Rebelstar Tactical Command" transports players to a not-so-distant future in which Earth is ruled by an evil empire.

THQ Reveals 'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War: Gold Edition'

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2005 @ 12:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A product page on the THQ UK website reveals plans for a Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War: Gold Edition, not to be confused with the previously announced Game of the Year Edition. While the GotY version contains the original and several patches, and 4 new mp maps, the Gold Edition will not only include the aforementioned but also the upcoming Winter Assault expansion pack (thanks Blues).

'The Suffering: Ties That Bind' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2005 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Suffering: Ties That Bind is an action-horror game that emphasizes the disturbing terror of its predecessor, with all-new twisted creatures and a few familiar faces. Set in the slums and prisons of Baltimore, the player once again controls Torque as he seeks revenge against the mysterious grand manipulator Caleb Blackmore, a man somehow tied to the death of Torque's family.

'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06' (PS2/Xbox/x360) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2005 @ 2:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 delivers ultra-realistic course environments, allowing gamers to experience the intensity of a championship golf tournament. With greatness comes pressure, as players are put to the test of making perfect tee shots or sinking tournament-winning putts in crunch time.

Various Game Trailers #572

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2005 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Rainbow Six 4: Lockdown - Mercs vs. Operatives Trailer
  • Spartan: Total Warrior - Trailer #3


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'True Crime: New York City' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2005 @ 2:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

True Crime: New York City will follow another policeman through the meticulously re-created streets of a real-life metropolitan area. However, instead of the wisecracking LAPD detective Nick Kang, gamers will now play as Marcus Reed, a former gang member turned NYPD officer. Though few details about TC:NYC have been revealed, it will presumably have a similar moral-ambiguity system where Marcus can be either a good or a (very) bad cop.

'StarCraft' & 'Brood War' - v1.13b Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2005 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised, Blizzard has released a minor updated patch for good old Starcraft, and its expansion pack Brood War. The v1.13b patch fixes a bug that caused certain maps to crash. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Pilot Down: Behind Enemy Lines' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2005 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Breaking ranks from the current glut of WWII action titles, Pilot Down: Behind Enemy Lines is played from a refreshing third-person perspective and uses an eye-catching comic-book style that draws players into a rich and atmospheric world that is fraught with the dangers of enemy territory. Kuju has rteleased a demo allowing you to check out the first mission of their WWII based action (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'James Bond 007: From Russia With Love' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 15 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2005 @ 5:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The new game will follow the plot of the original "From Russia with Love" film, including the battle on the Orient Express and the boat chase sequence, but will expand the story with new action sequences. The development team approached the game as a director's cut of the film, which will allow the player to utilize such cool toys as the jetpack and a Q-copter as well as the trusty Walther PPK handgun.