Rainier's Articles

'The Matrix: Path of Neo' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 7, 2005 @ 12:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari is returning to the universe of "The Matrix" with a new game that lets players assume the role of actor Keanu Reeves' lead character Neo and relive his most important and memorable scenarios from the complete film trilogy, including the original film.

'Spyro Shadow Legacy' (NDS) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 7, 2005 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spyro Shadow Legacy, developed by Amaze Entertainment, is an action/adventure game which will – for the first time – introduce magical powers, role playing game (RPG) elements, and martial arts fighting to the beloved Spyro gameplay.

Analysts Expect Midway Shares To Plummet

by Rainier on Sept. 7, 2005 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While Viacom's Sumner Redstone continues to accumulate shares of Midway Games, a lot of investors have been betting that he won't keep it up and that Midway's high-flying price will come crashing down. The stock has risen from less than $3 a share two years ago to $15 this month, while Midway is losing money, and its shares on a price-to-sales basis are selling for 50% to 10 times as much as other vidgame publishers, some of whom are making plenty of money. Read more over at Variety...

'Lock and Load: Band of Heroes' Available For Online Purchase

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2005 @ 10:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games officially announces that Lock and Load: Band of Heroes is available for purchase and shipping from the Matrix Games website. Lock and Load is the first board game published by Matrix Games and can be shipped world-wide from their online store.

Various Game Trailers #591

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2005 @ 8:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Monster Madness [X360/PC] - Trailers
  • Burnout Legends [PSP] - Trailers (2)
  • Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach - Trailer #3
  • Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure - Trailer #6
  • Rainbow Six 4: Lockdown [PS2/Xbox] - Heritage Trailer
  • Resident Evil 4 [PS2] - Trailer #2
  • Soul Calibur III [PS2] - Chronicles Mode
  • Tomb Raider: Legend - Grapple Trailer
  • Total Overdose - Trailerpack

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'TOCA Race Driver 3' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 6 Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2005 @ 7:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The acclaimed TOCA series will return with every element of motorsport for real in TOCA Race Driver 3. Race drivers will be competing in a massive variety of the world's most aggressive motorsports, complete with explosive damage effects, head-to-head online multiplayer racing and a game engine rebuilt for a greater degree of simulation.

'Stubbs The Zombie: Rebel Without a Pulse' (Xbox/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2005 @ 7:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on an updated version of the same engine technology used in Bungie's first person shooter "Halo," "Rebel Without a Pulse" puts players in control of a wisecracking zombie named Stubbs, "who takes on an ultra-modern city of the future using nothing but his own carcass and the weapons of his possessed enemies." The game is rife with tongue-in-cheek humor, a strong storyline and innovative combat techniques.

'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2005 @ 5:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars.

'Perfect Dark Zero Limited Collector's Edition' (X360) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2005 @ 5:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios and Rare, Ltd announced today the Perfect Dark Zero Limited Collector's Edition for the upcoming release of the Xbox 360. In addition to two discs full of content, the sleek embossed, high-quality black metal game case contains "Hong Kong Sunrise," a special-edition comic booklet set in the "PDZ" universe which sets up the game's story, and one of nine mysterious Holographic Glyph Card collectibles.

'Black' (PS2/Xbox) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2005 @ 3:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Now that the Burnout titles have been wrapped up, Criterion can work full speed ahead on its new console shooter, "Black." While they are new to the FPS genre, they have the utmost confidence that their modern day shooter will bring never before seen intensity. In Black you play as an American Covert Ops soldier going up against all sorts of foes in an Eastern European setting.