Rainier's Articles


'America's Army' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 30, 2003 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

America's Army is a realistic computer game providing civilians with an inside perspective and a virtual role in today's premiere land force, the U.S. Army. America's Army players will experience soldiering in a state-of-the-art new manner. The America's Army game blends two vivid simulations: Soldiers, a role-playing portion in which players navigate life's challenges to achieve goals, and a first-person action game, called Operations. A new upgrade of America's Army: Operations is now available, bringing the US Army's team-based tactical shooter to v1.7.0. This upgrade it contains a new map and updated sound code. It comes in a 1.6->1.7 upgrade as well as a full 1.7 install (390mb). Read more for download links ...

'Unreal Tournament 2004' Announcement At E3?

by Rainier on April 30, 2003 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just noticed on VE3D that GameStop has updated their site today with a new game page. The addition is Unreal Tournament 2004 and the game is listed as being released 18th November 2003. Can we expect announcement of this game at E3? It was stated before the release of Unreal Tournament 2003 that there would be a yearly update a la Fifa, so this could very well be!

'Stake: Fortune Fighters' (Xbox) Ships To Stores!

by Rainier on April 30, 2003 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metro3D, Inc., announced today the nationwide release of Stake: Fortune Fighters, its premier title made exclusively for the Xbox. Stake: Fortune Fighters features a "T" (Teen) ESRB Rating and will be available at major retailers on Monday, May 5th with a MSRP of $29.99.

'The Sims Superstar' Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 30, 2003 @ 10:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Now's your chance to grab fame and fortune, The Sims Superstar Expansion Pack has gone gold!! The game is scheduled for release on May 13, 2003. In The Sims Superstar, players can now realize their fantasies of stardom and wealth as they pursue the dream of being a Rock Star, Movie Star, or a Supermodel and live the lifestyle of a celebrity. All new gameplay, new social interactions, and a whole new in-game destination offers players an all access pass to the world of superstardom. Players will even have the opportunity to experience real-life celebrities in the game.

'Breed' - Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2003 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Breed is a cutting-edge science-fiction shoot'em-up, which skilfully blends addictive, accessible, free-roaming gameplay with cutting-edge, state-of-the-art technology to expand not only the gameplay potential, but also the player's perceived freedom within the game world. The USC Dropships are the primary assault, recon, and support vessels in Earth’s fight against the Breed. These aicrafts are highly maneuverable VTOL-capable vehicles, which are configured for both atmospheric and space flights. They can be pre-loaded with a variety of payloads and are used to ferry GRUNTS and other vehicles from the Darwin to the planet (thanks VE3D). Check out the screens!

The Adventure Company's E3 Lineup

by Rainier on April 30, 2003 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced its lineup for the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). The company will be showcasing eight new products, including the much anticipated sequels to Traitors Gate and Mysterious Journey:Schizm. The company will also announce another blockbuster title at E3. “If there’s one thing The Adventure Company has proven, it’s that we know adventure. And this year is no different,” said Richard Wah Kan, CEO of The Adventure Company. “We’ve got another fantastic lineup and some surprise product announcements that no-one will want to miss.”

'DareDevil' (PS2) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2003 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first game to feature one of Marvel Comics most popular superheroes. Daredevil is Matt Murdoch, a lawyer who was accidentally blinded by radioactive waste – an accident that may have taken his sight but also heightened his remaining senses to superhuman levels. Having seen his father, a once proud Boxer, killed by villains, Daredevil has sworn to make his home safe by battling the scum of Hells Kitchen – by day as Lawyer Matt Murdoch but at night as the justice seeking Daredevil. Daredevil can tell whether you are armed by smelling the gunpowder in the bullets, hear a heartbeat from metres away and can read by feeling ink on a page.

'The Hobbit' (GBA/NGC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2003 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"The Hobbit" is a third-person action/adventure game set in the world of Middle-earth. In the game, you take the persona of Bilbo Baggins, an unassuming Hobbit who has been unwittingly thrust into an epic adventure. Explore the mystical world of Middle-earth where you'll need to jump gaping chasms, climb treacherous mountains, solve mind bending puzzles and battle hordes of enemies just to survive. Meet enchanting Elves, battle-ready Dwarves, a powerful Wizard, massive Trolls, bloodthirsty goblins, and more as you traverse from the peaceful lands of the Shire to the harrowing forests of Mirkwood. And that's just the beginning. Today we got some new NGC, GBA as well as PS2 screens ...

'Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons' At E3 - Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2003 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Batfish Studios today announced that they will be attending the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. Batfish will be on stand 2340 demonstrating their PC strategy game based on Gerry Anderson's popular television series, Captain Scarlet. Read more to check out some new screens ..

'NBA JAM' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2003 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The over 6 million-selling Granddaddy of Basketball is back! Redeveloped from scratch for PlayStation2 & Xbox, NBA JAM brings the "in your face" highlights of NBA play to life with over the top, arcade-style 3-on-3 Basketball featuring spectacular high-flying dunks, ankle-breaking crossovers and "get that outta here" blocks! Read more for additional details and some screens ...