Rainier's Articles


'Ghost Recon: Island Thunder' Coming To Xbox

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 10:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Ghosts are back and ready for more action as Ubi Soft announces the Q3 2003 release of a stand-alone Xbox campaign disk for the award-winning Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon is the game that gave Xbox Live players the total battlefield experience and earned numerous awards for its stunning gameplay and features, "Xbox Live's most exciting experience yet" said Edge magazine in their review of Ghost on Xbox Live. The game also received an Elite award from the Official Xbox Magazine UK, and Editor's Choice Award from ign.com.

'Colin McRae Rally 3' (Xbox) Races To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 10:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters announced that its latest installment of the critically acclaimed racing series, Colin McRae Rally 3, shipped today for the Xbox. Colin McRae Rally 3 reintroduces gaming fans to the excitement of rally racing, as players assume the role Colin McRae himself in his quest for the World Champion Rally title. The game, available on store shelves for a SRP of $49.99, has already sold over 1.25 million units in Europe.

'Delta Force:Black Hawk Down' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in Somalia in 1993, Delta Force – Black Hawk Down is based upon and around the Operation Restore Hope and Task Force Ranger campaigns and follows members of the elite Delta Force and US Army Rangers as they participate in a number of daring raids against the oppressive Somali warlords in and around Mogadishu. Read more for a batch of new screens ..

'Rainbow Six: Raven Shield' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 9:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield features a brand new Tom Clancy storyline in which Team RAINBOW is led all over the world in a string of dramatic operations. The game will utilize graphics technology provided by the next-generation Unreal engine to power 15 new single-player missions that include the discovery of a cache of biological weapons and stopping an armed gang from terrorizing a London bank. Another day, another batch of Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield screens and a new trailer. This time: key strategic information for multiplayer missions.

'Phantasy Star Online' (NGC) Ready To Deliver The Biggest RPG Experience

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 9:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The award-winning Phantasy Star Online sparked a worldwide gaming phenomenon. Now the world of Phantasy Star Online (PSO) is coming to Gamecube. Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II will feature all-new game-play modes and new content. New character classes, formidable weapons, enemies and challenging quests are just a small part of the awesome new content waiting to be discovered. Episode 1 includes all the original PSO and PSO ver.2, while Episode II brings an exclusive new full-length adventure to the Gamecube

Jaleco Gears Up 'Lowrider' For Fall Release

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 9:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jaleco Entertainment brings exciting new car action to North American audiences this fall with the tentatively titled Lowrider, exclusively on the PS2. Read more for details ...

'IGI 2: Covert Strike' - Dedicated Server Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 8:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters has just released the IGI 2: Covert Strike dedicated server which will enable you to set up dedicated IGI2 servers without requiring the original CD or CD Key. This is the promised dedicated server pack for those of you that wish to set up your own stand alone servers. Read more for details and download links ...

'Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 8:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NDA Productions, a studio of Vivendi Universal Games, and Massive Entertainment, today announce the development of Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus. The game is the next episode in the award-winning and highly acclaimed Ground Control RTS game series. Read more for details and some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 1:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Outlaw Volleyball : Spike Or Die' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2003 @ 11:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It's spike or die as players choose their team and head out to one of the 16 different volleyball courts. 'Outlaw Volleyball' will draw on the Xbox graphic capabilities to provide extremely well-rendered and fun environments with dynamic elements. From the beach house beach to the big house, the courts will feature such graphic treats as deformable sand, dynamic backgrounds and highly detailed crowds. Today we scored some new screens and a trailer showing off some in-game footage...