Rainier's Articles


Namco Takes Control of the Wheel with 'Street Racing Syndicate'

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Further strengthening its racing games legacy, Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that it has purchased Street Racing Syndicate (SRS) out of video game publisher 3DO's bankruptcy court proceedings. Currently in development at UK-based studio, Eutechnyx Ltd., Street Racing Syndicate puts players behind the wheel in the fast-paced world of underground motorsports. Under Namco's new charge, the title will release in Q3 2004 on the next generation game consoles.

'Mortal Kombat: Tournament Edition' (GBA) Ships

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that Mortal Kombat: Tournament Edition, the Game Boy Advance sequel to Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance, has shipped. From Midway's best-selling Mortal Kombat franchise comes Mortal Kombat: Tournament Edition, an exclusive videogame for the Game Boy Advance, delivering multi-link play and "karnage" that offers Mortal Kombat's infamous brutality. New bloodthirsty partnership opportunities for the Game Boy Advance will allow up to four players to battle in tournaments and tag team play.

'Massive Assault' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Massive Assault is Wargaming.net's upcoming 3D global domination strategy game. Take the command of "Axis-of-Good" forces and defeat the secret alliance of "Shadow Clique" on one of 6 distant planets. The rebels decided to seize the power on Earth by first conquering the space colonies, which provide vital energy resources to A.O.G. The war for global domination will unroll on continents, at sea and in the air. Lead your divisions, fleets and air squadrons against those, who dared threaten our freedom and democracy! Wargaming was so nice to send us some new screens showing off the new graphics and effects.

Akella Announces 'Alice’s Space Adventure'

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Akella announces the development of a new game, “Alice’s Space Adventure”. Akella, well known as the leading naval games developer, is pushing it’s own boundaries by working in an entirely different genre. Alice’s Space Adventures is an all new arcade game for children in a classic animation style. Joined by Alice, her father-scientist, the melancholy space ship captain, the good-natured and funny monster and Talker the bird, you’ll visit the future, different planets within our galaxy, deep space, pirate caves and will puzzle out some difficult detective stories. Read more for details ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 1:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'MoH AA: Breakthrough' - Multiplayer Demo In September

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2003 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Over at PlanetMedalOfHonor they got official word from their sources about the Medal Of Honor Allied Assault: Breakthrough demo. Expected a bit later as mentioned before, it now should arrived the first or second week in September. The demo will be multiplayer and will feature maps and weapons from the Italian campaign, and will also incorporate the new Liberation mode play-style (thanks GenGamers). Of course we will have the puppy up on our file servers as soon as it's available!

'Adellion' Gets Signed

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2003 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

HonourBound Ltd and Alchemic Dream Inc have just concluded an agreement concerning the publishing and management of the game Adellion in German, Spanish, French and English. Alchemic Dream Inc will take care of the server hosting, payment management, marketing and community management. Adellion is a MMORPG (Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) in a medieval setting.

'Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde' (PS2/Xbox/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2003 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde, players battle their way through the war-torn land of Ogriss, a world ruled by goblins. Spawned by the mighty wizard Fraziel, the goblins have fallen under a corrupt influence that now threatens the balance of power. Advancing through dark subterranean caves, lush woodland cities and towering storm-swept castles; the player wages war with an army of specialized goblin warriors and fearsome monsters to prevent the ultimate destruction of Ogriss. Read more to check out some screens ...

'Silent Storm' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2003 @ 11:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Silent Storm is a true 3D game combining turn-based tactical combats and role-playing set against the background of the WWII. As the war rages on, you will lead a squad of elite troopers deep behind enemy lines to perform secret missions and prevent a disaster the true scale of which could be fully appreciated by neither of the involved parties. Read more for a fresh batch of screens...

'Prince Of Qin' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2003 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Object Software have released another patch for their RPG game Prince Of Qin. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.22 and includes several optimizations and bug fixes. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...