Rainier's Articles


'EverQuest Online Adventures' - Additional Servers

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 11:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment announced that it is adding a new server to meet customer demand for EverQuest Online Adventures, exclusively for the PS2. The new server will allow thousands of new players to join the popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game where people create characters from a number of fantasy classes and meet people from the real world online as they embark on exciting adventures in a vast virtual world. The new server is scheduled to go online Friday, March 7, before noon Pacific Standard Time.

FunCom Reveals Upcoming Titles - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 10:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In addition to the upcoming Anarchy Online expansion, Shadowlands, Funcom today announces exciting additions to its product portfolio. Work has started on a new booster pack for Anarchy Online, the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning The Longest Journey, and a brand new Persistent Online World game. With these new titles, Funcom will pave the way for single-player adventure and role-playing games on multiple platforms, in addition to Persistent Online Worlds. "We will hence focus our efforts on what we excel at: exciting adventures, role-playing, astounding visuals, high-quality content, deep game-play and fascinating stories," Funcom CEO Trond Arne Aas explains.

EA Reveals 'F1 Challenge ‘99-‘02' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 10:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Experience the excitement of Formula One from 1999 to 2002. F1 Challenge ‘99-‘02 is officially licenced by Formula One Administration and is the only F1 game to feature four complete seasons of racing action. That's 14 teams, 44 different vehicles, 34 drivers and 17 of the worlds most famous racing circuits configured as they were for each Formula One season from 1999-2002. Read more for details and screens ...

'Time of Defiance' - Client Update Available Now

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 10:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Time of Defiance is a massively multiplayer real time strategy game, with astonishing graphics, based upon many thousands of small floating islands on the remains of the planet of Nespanona. The Cog Tribes are locked into a battle of supremacy with each other. The player takes on the role of one of the Cog tribes and plays against hundreds or thousands of other players to gain control of the Northern Continent. Players expand their empires through exploration, negotiation, war or peace - using the strategies and tactics of their choice. Nicely Crafted Entertainment have now released version 4.410B of Time of Defiance. Read more for download links & detailed fix list ...

'Shadow of the Sun' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 10:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shadow of the Sun is a story based first person action adventure game set in an alternate universe. The player takes the role of a once powerful vampire who has been incarcerated for hundreds of years by the Vampire council. Visited by a haunting vision of a beautiful woman pleading for help he must escape the confines of his prison and set out on a quest which will lead him on a path of love and revenge. Read more for details and a load of screens and character art ...

JoWooD Reveals 'Neighbours From Hell' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD today unveiled Neighbours From Hell, the "game of neighbourhood nastiness and community commotion. Creep around your neighbour ’s house performing ever more elaborate tricks upon the unsuspecting resident. As the star of a fantastic new TV show, cameras will track your every move as you set your fiendish traps. Your objectives are to create more and more disarray, increase ratings and maybe even winning prestigious awards". The game will be released next month. Read more for details and some screens ...

'Söldner: Secret Wars' Wants Your Skin

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD announces that the official website to their forthcoming online tactical military shooter, Söldner: Secret Wars, will be updated today with information on the unique Unit Customisation System feature. Söldner: Secret Wars will revolutionise the traditional 'skins' approach to character and unit customisation featured in other similar games, an approach which often makes customisation a hugely time consuming and technically challenging process.

Ubi Soft Announces 'Harvest Moon' (GBA/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 9:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft announced today an exclusive agreement with Natsume Inc. to distribute Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life on the Game Cube and Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town on the GBA. The agreement will cover all PAL territories and is expected to ship on both formats in October 2003. "Ubi Soft is looking forward to distributing the delightful Harvest Moon games later this year. The series has a loyal following and a well-deserved reputation for top-quality gameplay" Commented Sally Cormack, Product Manager for Ubi Soft "The latest titles will bring many exciting new elements to the series"

'Devastation' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set on post-apocalyptic Earth where survival and ultimate dominance are all that matters, Devastation is a high action, teamplay oriented first person shooter. Powered by heavily modified, next generation Unreal Engine technology, it pits teams of rebelling street fighters, gang leaders, mercenaries and ex-military fighters against overwhelming armies of high-tech corporate troopers. Check out fresh batch of devastating screens...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 1:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News