Rainier's Articles


'Savage: The Battle for Newerth' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 10:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

S2 Games and iGames Publishing today announced that the highly anticipated PC game Savage: The Battle for Newerth has gone gold. The first-ever RTSS (real-time strategy shooter) recently completed successful beta testing and will be released on September 9th. “The beta testing was extensive and went brilliantly,” said Jesse Hayes, COO of S2 Games. “Savage benefited tremendously from the excellent input of the beta testers and we’re excited to deliver the gold master.”

Konami's ECTS Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 6:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Next at bat is Konami with a few eagerly anticipated titles such as :

  • Pro Evolution Soccer 3
  • Cy Girls
  • Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
  • Firefighter FD18
  • Karaoke Stage
  • Bomberman Kart
  • Bloody Roar 4

'Commandos 3' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 5:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The eagerly awaited demo for Pyro Studios' RTS Commandos 3 is now available (thanks Dave!). Originally featured on the Spanish Micromania magazine this demo lets you try out a tutorial/training mission, as well as "The Train" mission from the full game. Read more for download links ...

'Yager' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 5:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has now released the English playable demo of Yager letting you try out their upcoming sci-fi flying action game. New in this English version are Save-Points and French/English/German languages. The demo (developed by Yager development, how resourceful) contains three missions from the full game. (thanks GamersHell). Read more for download links ...

Cenega's ECTS Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 4:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cenega is also presenting several of their upcoming titles, such as:

  • The Roots
  • UFO: Aftermath
  • Korea: Forgotten Conflict


  • Unfortunatly at this point we only have a few screens of The Roots & UFO: Aftermath . Read more to check them out...

THQ's ECTS Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 3:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has quite a few interesting titles coming up in the near future so needless to say they are showing quite a few at the ECTS. We got screens from the following titles :

  • Full Spectrum Warrior (PC/Xbox)
  • STALKER: Oblivion Lost (PC)
  • Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon (PC/PS2/Xbox)
  • Hot Wheels Highway 35 World Race (GBA/NGC/PC/PS2)
  • Warhammer 40,000: Firewarrior (PC/PS2)
  • Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy (NGC/PS2)

Oxygen's ECTS Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Oxygen is also presenting their lineup of upcoming titles at the ECTS. Their booth features the following titles :

  • March! Off World Recon (PC)
  • Midnight Nowhere (PC)
  • Echelon: Wind Warriors (PC)
  • Spell Of Gold (PC)
  • Paradise Cracked (PC)

'Joint Operations' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 2:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in Indonesia in the near future, Joint Operations takes the player to a country on the verge of disintegration. Regional independence movements have acquired advanced weaponry as the nation's military splits into competing factions. Escalating violence threatens innocent civilians and Western economic interests. Read more for a 40 some screens...

Sony's ECTS Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 2:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As clockwork, the major companies are starting to release their ECTS material. We have screens for the following Sony PS2 titles :

  • WRC3
  • Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain
  • Rise to Honor
  • Ratchet & Clank 2: Locked & Loaded
  • Hardware: Online Arena
  • Jak II: Renegade
  • Amplitude
  • Grand Turismo 4
  • Ghost Hunter
  • Everquest Online Adventures
  • Arc: Twilight of the Spirits
  • Dark Chronicle
  • Destruction Derby Arenas

Enlight Obtains Worldwide Rights to 'Warlords Battlecry III'

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 1:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enlight Software announced today it has obtained worldwide rights to publish the next installment in the Warlords Battlecry series, Warlords Battlecry III. The Warlords Battlecry series has received editorial praise and awards from leading game magazines and web sites around the world. Read more for details ...