Rainier's Articles


'State of Emergency 2' (PS2) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2005 @ 8:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

State of Emergency 2 takes place 10 years after the original and has Spanky, Bull and MacNeill again up against the Corporation. This time, they not only have access to guns but also - for the first time - helicopters, speedboats, Tanks and APCs and new team members.

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild!' Soars Into Retail

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2005 @ 8:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari ships RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild!, an adventure-filled expansion pack for the highly-successful RollerCoaster Tycoon 3, to retailers nationwide, inviting people of all ages to create and manage a safari-themed adventure park that features thrilling new rides as well as many different animal species to manage

'Diplomacy' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2005 @ 8:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in early 20th century Europe, this PC adaptation brings the power struggles of seven mighty nations to life like never before. Its abstracted and simple gameplay puts the focus on the need for shrewd negotiations and overall strategy. The demo allows you to try out the interactive tutorial and get familiar with the game.

'Shadow The Hedgehog' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2005 @ 4:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shadow The Hedgehog, an exciting new spin-off from SEGA’s best-selling Sonic The Hedgehog series, is currently in development at SEGA Studio USA, under the direction of Takashi Iizuka, lead developer of Sonic Adventure, Sonic Adventure 2/ Battle, and Sonic Heroes.

'TimeShift' (Xbox/X360/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2005 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TimeShift is an innovative FPS in which players control time to complete missions and defeat foes, is in development by Saber Interactive. TimeShift will leverage first-of-its-kind gameplay abilities and functionality, the latest graphics technology, and high production values to create a truly unique action game experience.

'Pac-Man World 3' (ALL) Gets VoiceOver

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2005 @ 3:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Outsource Media today announced that it has created the voice of Pac-Man – the world’s most recognised videogame character for publisher Namco Hometek, in the forthcoming Pac-Man World 3. In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the global gaming icon, Pac-Man’s verbal abilities have been vastly expanded from its two famous sounds – “wocka wocka” - to a full vocabulary with a voice provided by Martin T. Sherman.

'Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 6 Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2005 @ 3:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers builds upon the ground-breaking, genre-blending game play of the original, integrating an all new robust multiplayer system, player-controlled coalition forces, mechanized units and enhanced character abilities and advanced enemy A.I. Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers is scheduled to release this winter.

Online Gamers Willing To Pay For Play

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2005 @ 3:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to NPD's annual gaming report, PS2 and Xbox online gamers indicated an increased willingness to pay for online game play, as well as interest in paying for downloadable content. So while consoles are making gain, PC gamers who play online has experienced a two percentage point decline in usage penetration since last year.

'Da Vinci Experience' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2005 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Da Vinci Experience is a major adventure and investigation game, the first game created about the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci. It offers players the opportunity to grapple with the mysteries of the codes hidden within the works of the great Italian genius.

'Auto Assault' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2005 @ 2:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Auto Assault combines vehicular combat with role-playing elements. Players explore a post-apocalyptic future in customizable cars, motorcycles, semis and even tanks. Players battle other players both in arenas and in epic race vs. race wars for control of the regions in a devastated Earth.