Rainier's Articles

'Dead or Alive 4' (X360) Gets Playable 'Halo' Character and Environment

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tecmo and Bungie Studios announced today that they have teamed up to bring Halo's Spartan-458 as an unlockable playable character in the X360 launch title Dead or Alive 4. Along with the new character, the two development teams are also introducing a Halo-inspired environment as an unlockable fighting stage in Dead or Alive 4.

'Marine Park Empire' - v1.2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 12:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Control every aspect of your marine park, from caring, feeding and cleaning your animals to hiring and firing employees. Grant your visitors the thrill of a lifetime as you provide fun-filled attractions, rides and shows for them to whet their appetite while they explore your sea-life wonderland. Enlight has released a new patch bringing you retail game to v1.2, fixing character uniform and scenario bugs, as well as improving ingame models and salary system.

'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (PS2/Xbox) - $250,000 Tournament

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 11:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA today announced the Best of the Battlefield tournament with a grand prize of $250,000 for the winning team. The online tournament will challenge gamers to rule the battlefield in Battlefield 2: Modern Combat available now for the PS2 and Xbox. Gamers can register for the online tournament beginning Tuesday, November 1st.

'Specnaz: Project Wolf' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SPECNAZ is a Tactical First Person Shooter game, built on 3D outdoor engine AMOEBA. The main characteristic feature is the tactic-action model, which the game provides to the player, as well as gives him/her opportunities for successful completion of missions without any limitations.

'Call of Duty 2: The Big Red One' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Call of Duty 2: Big Red One, players experience the adrenaline rush and harsh realities of war as never before. As a part of America’s most decorated and heroic fighting unit, The Big Red One, players work together with their squad to accomplish a variety of land, see and air combat missions spanning North Africa, Italy and Nazi-occupied Western Europe.

'Cold War' - Demo #2 Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cold War follows the story of Matt Carter a freelance journalist who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R. Using only recovered weapons and improvised gadgets, he must now evade or overcome elite Soviet forces and defeat the conspiracy before he is sent to a Siberian prison camp or killed. This demo features 2 missions from the full game, but only one is new, the second 'The Halls of Hell' was already included in the first demo.

'Hard Truck: Apocalypse' - 4 Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This third person action/RPG is set in the post-apocalyptic environment full of menacing mysteries and unfriendly inhabitants. Explore the new world using your heavy truck. The truck is your ultimate shelter, armor and a mean to earn your living. The upgrades of your heavy truck will pave the road to your victories in truck battles.

'Vietcong 2' Prepares For Retail Offensive

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vietcong 2 is a FPS set against the background of the 1968 Tet Offensive, in and around the ancient city of Hue. Brought to life through a gritty story compiled from first hand accounts and memories of Special Forces and Infantry servicemen stationed in Hue during the assault. 2K Games announced that Vietcong 2 is now available in retail stores in North America, with Europe to follow on October 28.

Real Time Worlds Is Recruiting

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Currently working on CrackDown for X360, former GTA creative director David Jones' Real Time Worlds is set to expand its Dundee workforce by over 30%, and currently has openings for programming, art and design roles

'LEGO Star Wars' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Relive the Star Wars saga as retold in Lego form, guiding an increasingly large cast through everything from adventures on Naboo to the Pod Race on Tatooine.