Rainier's Articles


'Blitz: The League' (PS2/Xbox) Official Website Kicks Off

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 3:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitz: The League goes behind the glitz and glamour of the game through a revolutionary campaign mode that explores the on-field violence, off-field fallout and front-office politics of professional football. Midsway has launched the official Blitz The League website, sign up for League Update newsletters over the next several weeks featuring player and coach interviews, new photos/videos from training camp and the latest news around the league as it breaks.

'Phantasy Star Universe' (PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 3:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantasy Star Universe is being developed for both the PS2 and the PC, offering two complete RPG experiences - a single-player action adventure spanning multiple planets, and a robust online multi-player component.

'Zoo Tycoon' (NDS) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 3:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Summary: Easy to learn, hard to master! Encounter the ultimate zoo experience in Zoo Tycoon DS! Get up close and personal while collecting and caring for the world’s most popular animals in a custom zoo you create! Manage your environment properly and achieve the ultimate goal of a zoo full of happy animals and customers.

'Evil Dead Regeneration' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 42 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 2:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter an all-new Evil Dead experience, as Ash finds himself arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to Sunny Meadows, an institute for the criminally insane. Though better than the madness he escaped hidden within the woods, he quickly learns the evil has only become more malevolent.

Perception No Longer Developing 'Stargate SG-1: The Alliance' (PS2/Xbox/PC)

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD announced today that it has cancelled the Stargate SG-1: The Alliance development agreement with Australian developer Perception. Reason for the sudden termination is that Jowood was not happy with the current state and quality of the project, and will instead look for another developer, and possible make the move to next-gen consoles. Read more for details ...

'Battlefield 2' - Mod Toolkit Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At long last, EA has released the mod tool kit for the community to start working on their own Battlefield 2 projects. EA and DICE are pleased to announce that today, after two weeks of Closed Beta testing, the first public beta version of the Battlefield 2 editor & tutorial pack are now available. Read more for download links ...

'King Kong' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 11:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Delve deeper into the film experience through alternative viewpoints designed to immerse the player into the action and truly "feel" the tension of the adventure. Unprecedented Alternating Gameplay Battle for survival on Skull Island in first-person as Jack Driscoll AND experience the staggering power of King Kong in third-person taking on massive beasts.

'F.E.A.R.' - Singleplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

F.E.A.R. is an intense first person close-quarters combat experience with rich atmosphere and an engaging, paranormal horror storyline. As promised Vivendi has released the single player demo for Monolith FEAR featuring an intro cutscene and a portion of the mission from the full game where you must find and neutralize Paxon Fettel.

'Ridge Racer 6' (X360) Xbox Live Details Revealed

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco today released online gameplay details for latest installment in the drift racing series Ridge Racer 6 for the X360. Featuring trademark high-speed arcade racing and breathtaking high-definition visuals, the game lets players compete head to head in online races and download new content via Xbox Live for the first time in the history of the Ridge Racer franchise.

'Prey' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 9:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prey is serious, dark story, based on authentic Cherokee mythology. Themes of sacrifice, love and responsibility are explored and the story dives into emotional territory not yet explored by similar games.