Rainier's Articles


JoWooD's E3 LineUp

by Rainier on May 7, 2003 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions today announced its line up of ground breaking titles that will be on display at the 2003 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) at the Los Angeles Convention Center between May 14 - 16th. Spanning a range of popular genres on PC CD-ROM and Playstation 2, JoWooD's line up will include the new PS2 title "Legend of Kay" and "Silent Storm" on PC. Read more for further details ...

'Battlecruiser Generations' - Website, Multiplayer System & Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2003 @ 10:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games is proud to announce that its new website, dedicated to Battlecruiser Generations, has gone live today! The much anticipated title from legendary-producer, Derek Smart, is due to ship in the fall, and this dynamic site gives a great snapshot of what to expect! The site includes a great forum to get an insight from Derek himself and legions of other fans. There’s also a ton of exclusive screenshots, detailed information about the game, some great downloads and a chance to pre-order the game right now. So pull up a mouse, and head to the official 'Battlecruiser Generations' website where it’s all about to kick-off!! Read more for some new screens as well as details about the online engine.

'Uru: Ages Beyond MYST' - Single & Multiplayer Details

by Rainier on May 7, 2003 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment and Cyan Worlds, Inc., developers of the legendary MYST and Riven, today announced more details about Uru: Ages Beyond MYST, the eagerly-awaited game for the PC that combines an all new addition to the legendary MYST franchise with the power of the Internet. Uru is the latest chapter in the MYST series - one of the most widely recognized game brands in history, with more than 12 million units sold worldwide. It is scheduled to launch for Holiday 2003. Read more for details ...

'Vietnam War: Ho Chi Minh Trail' Announced - Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2003 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ePie Games has announced their upcoming Vietnam War game, Vietnam War: Ho Chi Minh Trail (thanks VE3D). It is the year 1970. The flames of war in Vietnam burn on years after French troops are dealt a crushing defeat. American troops, sent into harsh terrain and dense jungle, find themselves embroiled in guerrilla warfare with a cunning enemy that uses the jungle to its advantage. The Ho Chi Minh Trail, a Vietcong transport route snaking through thousands of miles of dense foliage, somehow endures the American saturation bombing campaign, and men and armaments continue to reach southern forces down this vital supply line......

'Painkiller' - Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2003 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Painkiller is a nickname of a pretty unusual mercenary, who is dealing with supernatural. There are places on Earth where demons and other evil creatures have their nests: abandoned prisons, private castles, deep caves in the mountains... "Cleaning" those places is good money, and our hero needs a lot of it, since he loves living the life to its fullest. One day he gets what seems to be a pretty simple job: to retrieve a religious artifact from one of the nests. When after a furious battle he realizes he might have been tricked into the war between two competing clans of the undead, he tries to play his own cards. Readm ore to check out the new screens ...

'Arx Fatalis' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2003 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arx Fatalis is a first-person RPG, which plunges players into an amazingly complex fantasy-world of trolls, goblins and ‘Snake-women’. Creating weapons, solving puzzles and completing amazing quests, gamers become heroes as they battle in an evil world. Players will also need to master a unique real-time magic system to cast more than 50 different spells based on 20 different runes. DreamCatcher has send us a batch of new screens, check them out!

'Deus Ex2: Invisible War' - Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2003 @ 10:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deus Ex 2 allows players to participate in the telling of a powerful story, rich in mystery, lies and intrigue. In addition to a host of new conspiratorial friends and foes, players can expect encounters with a variety of characters from the original Deus Ex game. And, once again, players visit a variety of real world locations made more exotic by the passage of time. Approximately 20 years after the events depicted in Deus Ex, the world is only beginning to recover from a catastrophic worldwide depression brought on by technology run amok and a secret conspiratorial war. Read more for some new screens ...

'Call of Duty' - Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2003 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set on the battlefields of the 20th century's most monumental conflicts, the series will thrust players into gripping, cinematic, authentic warfare. As unsung heroes, players experience the war from the perspective of multiple characters from numerous countries, each with varying roles and duties and who fight along side fellow soldiers in epic battle sequences. The Call of Duty brand will support Activision's multi-platform strategy and include both console and PC games. Check out these 4 impressive screens ...

'EVE Online: The Second Genesis' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 7, 2003 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Right after the initial patch, Crowd Control Productions has now issued the second patch for EVE Online: the Second Genesis, bringing their just-released MMO space game to build 1002. This patch can be used if the auto-updater doesn't work (you need to have the first patch applied as well), but there are no details on the changes in this patch. Read more for download links ...

'Inside Pitch 2003' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2003 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamers will be able to create their own superstar, hone their baseball skills and challenge their friends online using Xbox Live. Want to learn how to play the carom off of Fenway Park's Green Monster? "Inside Pitch 2003" will include special training sessions for each position to help gamers perfect their baseball skills. Check out the new xbox screens ...