Rainier's Articles


'Call Of Duty' - Upcoming Developers Chat

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 12:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Call Of Duty fans will have the opportunity to chat with the Infinity Ward development team tomorrow, Nov. 7th, as well as possibly play the team at their own game. One chat is good for European fans, and one is better for North American fans. Both chats will take place in IRC channels. Read more for details where to participate...

Strategy First Signs 'Supremacy: Four Paths to Power'

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 11:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First is pleased to announce it has signed the worldwide rights to Black Hammer Game’s upcoming turn based strategy title Supremacy: Four Paths to Power. “Supremacy: Four Paths to Power is a deep strategy game that brings something new to the strategy game genre,” says Don McFatridge, President of Strategy First. “We couldn’t be happier about our partnership with Black Hammer Game that will bring this game into the hands of strategy game lovers everywhere.”

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 10:57 a.m. PST | 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 :

  • LotR: Battle For Middle-Earth - Trailer
  • Sacred - Trailer
  • Celtic Kings: Punic Wars - Trailer


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

L.S.P. Bringing Namco Console Titles to PC

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 10:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As we already revealed last week ambitious French publisher L.S.P. is looking towards 2004 with great anticipation. Two titles: kill.switch and Pac-Man World 2 from games legend NAMCO, are due for release on the PC in early 2004. L.S.P. will also be announcing further titles in the near future. Both games are published by L.S.P. Across Europe and through HIP Games in North America.

'Savage Eden: The Battle for Laghaim' - Beta Test Signup

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 9:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Savage Eden: The Battle for Laghaim will be launched by iEntertainment Network for closed Beta play on 14 November 2003. The original game, Laghaim in Asia, is developed by one of the foremost game companies in Korea and has over 1,000,000 registered users. Now, this extremely popular and successful game is coming to the Americas in a new and improved version! Laghaim in Asia operates with over 50,000 current users and generated sales of over $1 million USD in its first two weeks of commercial operation. People interested in signing up for the beta test should register here.

'TrackMania' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 9:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Brand new concept, TrackMania drags the player in a funny universe of track building and driving. For the first time, the player has to build his track before racing. Will he find the right way to do the best time ? He has to collect all the blocks of the Trackmania set, a truly virtual construction game enabling the creation of increasingly larger and higher tracks with a capacity exceeding 2000 blocks ! Read more for details and screens ...

'Railroad Tycoon 3' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 9:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive has released a demo for PopTop Software's 3D management strategy Railroad Tycoon 3. This demo contains a pair of tutorials, a single scenario/sand-box map, all set in Italy as well as an additional scenario/sand-box map set in Heartland, USA (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'American Idol' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 9:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters has released a demo for HotHouse's tv based music show American Idol (distributed as Pop Idol in the UK). The 'American Idol' video game is a complete recreation of the TV show that you can play at home! You create, style and rehearse your own contestant, and then compete to win the Pop Idol Crown! Read more for download links...

'FireStarter' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 9:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GSC Game World is glad to inform all the fans of tooth-grinding shooters that our arcade FPS FireStarter has gone gold. The game can be expected to hit the stores very soon. Due to technical peculiarities, the game does not run under OS Windows 95, 98 and ME, while supported only by Windows 2000 and XP.

'Pax Romana' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 9:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that it has shipped Pax Romana on PC. Pax Romana is an historical strategy game set in ancient Rome, designed by the creator of Europa Universalis. There are two sides to this epic game – political and strategic. The strategic side is very much a battle of cunning and well-planned military tactics, whereas the political side involves the manipulation of senators and generals alike, as politicians seek to gain military and financial power.