Rainier's Articles


'Ultimate Spider-Man' (PS2/Xbox) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on May 25, 2005 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take on the role of the world’s most famous Super Hero, Marvel’s Spider-Man, and one of his most menacing nemeses, Venom, in an original storyline written and illustrated by the creative team behind the best-selling “Ultimate Spider-Man” comic book series. Check out the freshly launched Ultimate Spider-Man official website.

'Ghost Recon 2: Summit Strike' (Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 25, 2005 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announces that it will release Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2 Summit Strike exclusively for Xbox in August 2005. Ghost Recon 2 Summit Strike will expand the gameplay with more maps, missions, and weapons. With a SRP of $29.99, this will bring an exciting new eleven mission single player campaign and expanded Xbox LIVE multiplayer content.

'Dogtag' (Xbox/X360/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on May 25, 2005 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

An elite Spec Ops Squad is at your command. Your team’s mission: Arrest and retrieve the command structure behind the rebellion. If retrieval is not possible, neutralize the battalion command. Can you still pull the trigger when the enemy is your friend?

Actors Unions Ask Members For Video Game Industry Strike

by Rainier on May 25, 2005 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The video game industry has been in talks with actors unions for quite some time now, but when talks broke down last December it has become clear that unions are leaning towards their only alternative, striking. The breakdown was over ongoing payments to actors and actresses for each copy of a game sold to which they contribute their voices and likenesses, while the game publishers want to stick to one payment up-front.

'Madagascar' (ALL) Journeys Into Retail

by Rainier on May 25, 2005 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on DreamWorks' feature film, Madagascar The Game lets players discover their true animal instincts when an adventurous journey lands them on the remote island of Madagascar. Gamers must master each animal's individual survival skills in order to tackle obstacles and foes in scenarios from the movie and beyond.

Activision Acquires Canadian Developer Beenox

by Rainier on May 25, 2005 @ 7:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision today announced that it has acquired game developer Beenox, known for several Mac or console to PC ports, currently working on Fantastic Four. The acquisition further bolsters Activision's internal development capabilities by providing it with a foothold in the province of Quebec.

'Joint Task Force' - 56 New Screens

by Rainier on May 25, 2005 @ 4:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Joint Task Force, under development at Mithis Interactive by former Panzers creators, is a state-of-the-art military RTS with a contemporary setting. Read more for new screens ...

'Heavenly Sword' (PS3) - Screens

by Rainier on May 25, 2005 @ 4:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A stunningly beautiful martial arts drama set in a mythical time and place in the Far East, Heavenly Sword uses state-of-the-art technology and gameplay made possible by PS3. Heavenly Sword, developed by Ninja Theory, takes players on a roller coaster of emotion and action that truly exploits the potential of gaming as the new artistic entertainment medium.

'Test Drive Unlimited' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on May 25, 2005 @ 4:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Test Drive Unlimited challenges players online to experience the most exotic and fastest vehicles on more than 1000 miles of diverse Hawaiian roads. Gamers win races, challenges, missions and tournaments to earn credits and purchase new cars, bikes, rare performance parts, clothes, apparel, homes and garages.

'Fire Emblem' (NGC) - 38 New Screens

by Rainier on May 25, 2005 @ 4:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take command of a band of mercenaries loyal only to you, and guide them to victory against the forces of the Daein kingdom! Turn-based strategy gives you maximum control of your army. As your characters gain experience, shape their abilities by giving them special skill sets, and develop your army into a unique fighting force.