Rainier's Articles

'Live for Speed' Is Ready - Updated Demo

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 10:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Live for Speed, developed by Scawen Roberts, Eric Bailey and Victor van Vlaardingen, is a realistic racing simulator for the PC platform. Live for Speed has proved to be doing what they have focussed on: Bringing realistic, intense and fun driving on the PC for everyone. 'Live for Speed' is now ready for commercial release and so they released a new demo (contains one track and can be played in single and multiplayer mode), a full downloadable version (you need to purchase an unlock key), as well as a dedicated server for hosting online games. Read more for download links ...

'Rome: Total War' - Screens

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rome: Total War is the next generation in epic strategy gaming from the critically acclaimed and award winning Total War brand. The aim of the game is to conquer, rule and manipulate the Roman Empire with the ultimate goal of being declared as the “Imperator” of Rome. Read more to check out the new screens ...

'Commandos 3: Destination Berlin' - Screens

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Commandos 3 takes the stunningly detailed graphics and compelling gameplay of the series to a whole new level. The game features a new interior engine that enables you to rotate the detailed environments and zoom in and out. Prepare your Commandos as enemy bombing raids lay waste to environments, requiring you to change your tactics and approach. Not only does Commandos 3 featutred a compelling single player game, it also support LAN & online multiplayer. Read more to check out some multiplayer goodness ...

'Desperados 2: Coopers Revenge' Revealed

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

German developer Spellbound (known for Robin Hood & the Airline Tycoon series, as well as the original Desperados) has let us know that they are working on a sequel for their Real-Time Team-Based Adventure Strategy released in 2002. Not many details, at all, are available on 'Desperados 2: Coopers Revenge' (working title) apart from the fact that it is in the works, will be more complex, in a 3D environment and is scheduled for release in November 2004. To be continued...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 9:25 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 :

  • Natural Selection 2.0 - (DiVX & WMV) Trailer
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - Trailer
  • Conflict Desert Storm II - Trailer
  • Legacy of Kain: Defiance - Trailer

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

'Voodoo Island' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fight and evade the powerful military force of the Conquistadors, as they seek to vanquish the seas of the pirate insurgence. Only a pirate captain who masters the power of the voodoo spells, who can outwit their foes and seize the treasure, will truly be ruler over the “Voodoo Islands”. Koch Media announced that their game went out of beta testing, no specific release date is given yet. To celebrate Koch Media released some new screens, read more to check them out ....

'Cold Zero: The Last Stand' - Screens

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this action thriller, players take on the role of John McAffrey, an unpredictable and vicious man who has turned to a life of violence after being blackmailed by the Italian Mafia. Players must complete -- and survive -- 16 terrifying missions around the globe in an underworld where grisly death and sadistic thugs lurk around every corner. In this world of double-crossing and deception, players can choose from 100 different weapons, various camouflages, and stealth or all-out action to complete their missions. Read more for some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ultimate Arena Xbox GiveAway

by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 9:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ultimate Arena is giving away 2 Xbox systems every week for playing UT or UT2003. Ultimate Arena is giving away one Xbox every week in a random drawing. To qualify for the random drawing, you simply need to play one free game of UT or UT2003 on the site. Ultimate Arena will also be giving away a second Xbox every week in a contest. Every time you play a for-money game of UT or UT2003, you gain five (5) points. The person with the most points at the end of each week wins an Xbox. You can read more about the giveaway.

GarageGames Signs Independent Developer Chronic Logic

by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 9:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GarageGames announced today that they have signed an online licensing agreement with Chronic Logic LLC to bring Pontifex II to their line up of games in the garage. Chronic Logic has been making simple fun games since it began in 2001. Joining GarageGames in building the independent game movement, is the natural next step to gain the recognition their games deserve. By creating a partnership with Chronic Logic LLC, GarageGames continues to promote the innovative, fun games for which they have become known.