Rainier's Articles

'POSTAL' Game Tournament at CES-Las Vegas

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 11:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Inimitable mad cow developer Running With Scissors stole a little of the media-sucking luster usually reserved for the likes of Britney Spears and Sadaam Hussein. They did it by transporting company spokesperson Gary Coleman and a clutch of Postal Babes to the Cyber X Game Tournament, held in Las Vegas as part of the massive 2004 Consumer Electronics Show.

'Shattered Galaxy' - Updated Client Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 7:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nexon has released a new updated version (as well as a small update patch) of their massively multiplayer online real-time strategy game Shattered Galaxy. This upgrade brings the game to v1.58 and features brand new battle maps and special warp portals in each of the corner provinces for faster access to battles! Currently Shattered Galaxy requires no subscription and is totally free to play, so read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Sonic Adventure DX' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 7:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It’s up to Sonic and his pals to save the world from the evil Dr. Eggman, who has returned to once again try his hand at world domination. The evil Doctor’s scheme is to steal the seven Chaos Emeralds and raise the all-powerful Chaos monster to do his bidding. Entangled in the plot of the sinister Dr. Eggman, Sonic must enlist the help of his friends Amy, Tails, Knuckles and Big to foil Eggman’s every move. A second Sonic Adventure DX demo has been released, bigger and better with more playable characters, but still in Japanese (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Meteor Blade' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 5:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Meteor Blade, a 16-player fully 3D online fighting game for the PC and Xbox, based on the world of an ancient Chinese assassin. The Xbox version of Meteor Blade will have full Xbox Live support. Based on the famous novel by Gu Long, Meteor Blade follows the assassin Meng Xing Yun, one of the best in his field, who is commissioned to kill the elite Sun Yu Bo. Meng is in for a tough assignment this time, however, as every single one of Sun's cohorts has vowed to protect him from harm. Meng might even need your help to complete this assignment...

SOE Reveals 'PlanetSide' Future Plans

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 4:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today, Sony Online Entertainment is announcing its future plans to add a number of new Updates and Gameplay Improvements to PlanetSide. The PlanetSide team is enhancing the very foundation of gameplay in its next set of updates. In many ways, the game is getting a makeover. We're shaking things up to create a stronger and more flexible game that rewards players even better. We call these foundation-level updates because it will give us a clean playing board that is flexible enough to enhance even further in the future and gives players dramatic new goals to achieve. Read more for details ...

'Steel Battalion: Line of Contact' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 1:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Steel Battalion: Line of Contact gives players the opportunity to once again use the most elaborate controller interface ever created to partake in futuristic military warfare. Ultra realistic visual effects and mech battles in the first or third person perspective create the ultimate mechanized military combat experience. Read more for a batch of new screens ...

'James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 12:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, as the world’s greatest secret agent returns in his fifth interactive adventure under the EA GAMES brand. First, you will think like Bond, using espionage, tactical skills, and gadgets from the Q-Lab to analyze your situation. Then you will act like Bond, using his stylish physical skills, clever subterfuge, and bold personality to once again save the world. As if yesterdays huge batch wasnt enough yet, today EA released another 50 or so. Read more to check them out ...

'Pop Scars' Revealed

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 12:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After reuniting for a fall tour, Korn and Limp Bizkit are ready to throw down. Don't go looking for Back 2 Brawling Tour tickets just yet, though, as the bands are set to battle only in the cyber world, in a video game Jonathan Davis is developing called "Pop Scars." Read more for details ...

'Euro Club Manager 03/04' - Demo & Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 11:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GMX Media has released a new patch for Euro Club Manager 03/04 addressing improved transfer market routines and various other small issues. In Euro Club Manager 03/04 buy and sell players to build your dream team, plan your tactics, coach your team and manage your club's finances and resources to become number one. GMX Media has also released a demo giving you the chance to check out their soccer manager game released end of 2003, no specific details as to what it includes are available at this time. Read more for download links...

'Savage Eden' Goes Live!

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

iEntertainment Network, US host of 3D role playing game Savage Eden has just launched the live version available to all players for a subscription price of 8.95 per month. Every new subscriber receives 2 weeks of free play when they register. Savage Eden will kick off with several massive events to mark the opening of the game. This series of events is going to be packed with huge rewards, new surprises, and many opportunities for players to get involved with the Savage Eden community.