Rainier's Articles


'Axle Rage' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2003 @ 11:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Akella, the developer of critically acclaimed Pirates of the Caribbean, Sea Dogs, and Age of Sail II, announces new details of the dreaded-doom-laden action game Axle Rage. Axle Rage combines third-person action with motorcycle mayhem and hand-to-hand combat. Set in the dark megapolis of Nailsdale, the game puts you under the skin of Axle, biker and member of the 'No Dice' gang thrown into a whirlwind of edgy events connected with the widespread, yet mysterious drug 'miro' and its origin. Read more for details and screens ...

'Full Spectrum Warrior' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2003 @ 11:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Full Spectrum Warrior is based on a light infantry-training simulator designed by Pandemic Studios for the U.S. Army as a tool to reinforce Army doctrine and squad tactics amongst troops. Full Spectrum Warrior is a squad-based, tactical-action game that delivers the experience of squad level command in the heat of battle. Check out no less than 130 screens (some are bound to be seen before, but i'll weed those out later today, i'm running a bit late)...

'BiosFear' Beta Launches - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2003 @ 11:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Thought SARS spread fast? Think again. Millions of Asians are addicted to a massively multiplayer online game that is about to hit Europe: BiosFear (also known as Laghaim, Eternal Chaos and Chaotic Adventure in various Asian countries). Developed by South Korean company Nako Interactive, Tiscali Games is about to bring the game to Europe. Read more for details & screens ...

'Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy' - Bonus Maps

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2003 @ 11:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Raven Software has released a bonus map pack for their sci-fi 3D action game Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy. This bonus/addon features 6 new multiplayer maps (one Duel map, one CTF map and four Free-For-All maps). Read more for details and download links ...

'WWII: Pacific Heroes' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2003 @ 10:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

CITY Interactive has released a demo for their arcade action/flight sim WWII: Pacific Heroes. This demo lets you try out 2 missions where you take on aerial and surface-based targets. Read more for download links ...

'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War' Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2003 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced "Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War," the first real-time strategy title in its agreement with industry-leading PC development studio Relic Entertainment Inc. Based on the world of "Warhammer 40,000" -- the dark, futuristic, fantasy universe traveled by millions worldwide from Games Workshop, the world's largest tabletop wargames company -- "Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War" is scheduled for release in fall 2004.

Take-Two Cleans Up 'Grand Theft Auto: Vice City'

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2003 @ 3:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. and Rockstar Games, Inc. wish to express our sincerest apologies to the Haitian people and Government of Haiti for any offense that may have been caused by statements made in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. As its name implies, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is a virtual crime world, in which characters are involved in criminal activities, including fictional gang warfare between rival groups. In creating the game, it was not our intention to target or offend any group or persons or to incite hatred or violence against such groups persons. Take Two issued a statement promising to "remove the objectionable statements from future copies of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City."

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2003 @ 2:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Silent Storm' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2003 @ 2:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Silent Storm is a true 3D game combining turn-based tactical combats and role-playing set against the background of the WWII. As the war rages on, you will lead a squad of elite troopers deep behind enemy lines to perform secret missions and prevent a disaster the true scale of which could be fully appreciated by neither of the involved parties. Read more for a fresh batch of screens...

'The Sims Bustin Out' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2003 @ 2:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Sims Bustin' Out features an all-new neighborhood with over a dozen new unlockable locations and a cast of over 40 new zany characters to socialize with. Players will purchase a car or scooter in order to get out of the house and head to the Gym to work out with exercise fanatic Goldie Toane or to Club Rubb to rave with club owner Bing Bling. Players will be able to crash parties, create havoc, or just drive their neighbors crazy! Read more for some new screens ...