Rainier's Articles


Acclaim Kicks Racing Into High Gear With 'SX Superstar'

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Charging off the dirt track and onto store shelves, Acclaim today announced that it has shipped, SX Superstar for the Xbox and GameCube. A high-flying two-wheeled racing odyssey, SX Superstar gives players the opportunity to fulfill their dreams of making it to the ranks of supercross' racing elite.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 12:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Battlefield: Pirates' - Updated Alpha Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on June 29, 2003 @ 10:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

If you get excited about the idea of sailing uncharted waters, searching the fog for rival ships, and maneuvering into the perfect position to lay iron unto your enemy before he can do the same to you, then you've come to the right place. Battlefield: Pirates is a mod for EA's Battlefield 1942 (and requires the latest v1.4 update patch). After the initial alpha release they updated to v0.11 which includes the tweaked various issues, added a new map "Low_Tide" etc. Some people were having installation problems with the mod, so now they added an installer, for your convenience ...

'Cycling Manager 3' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 29, 2003 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Focus Interactive/Cyanide Studio have released patch another beta patch (full patch said to be expected next week) for their recently released cycling simulation game Cycling Manager 3. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.4b and fixes the 'Time Trail bug', sprint bug, adjusts some ratings, improves AI, fixes a few problems in editor, etc. Read more for detailed fix list and download list.

LeBron James Features In EA SPORTS 'NBA LIVE 2004'

by Rainier on June 28, 2003 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LeBron James officially became a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers when he was the top pick at last evening’s NBA Draft. LeBron will officially be "in the game" when NBA LIVE 2004 ships this fall under the EA SPORTS brand. For the first look at LeBron in his new Cavs uniform, check out easports.com. There you will find screenshots of LeBron as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the EA SPORTS ads that appeared last night on ESPN, featuring lottery picks Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and Kirk Hinrich.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 28, 2003 @ 2:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'LotR: The Return of the King' (Xbox) - Trailer

by Rainier on June 27, 2003 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released 3 small trailers for their upcoming action game based on the Lord Of The Rings movie, Return Of The King, showing off the deadly mountain troll pushing a siege tower, Aragorn slicing and dicing his way through enemies with Gimli fighting along side him and Gandalf using his mighty magical powers to bring multiple enemies to the ground with this powerful ground smashing technique. For your convenience we merged all 3 of them into 1, so if you see it somewhere else you know where it originated. Read more for download links ...

'Battlefield: Pirates' - Updated Alpha Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on June 27, 2003 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

If you get excited about the idea of sailing uncharted waters, searching the fog for rival ships, and maneuvering into the perfect position to lay iron unto your enemy before he can do the same to you, then you've come to the right place. Battlefield: Pirates is a mod for EA's Battlefield 1942 (and requires the latest v1.4 update patch). After the initial alpha release it is now updated to v0.11 and includes various tweaks and fixed, added a new map "Low_Tide" etc. Read more for details and download links ...

'Lionheart' - Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2003 @ 3:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wahey there Lionhearters! That's right; it's another brand spankin' new Lionheart web update for your weekend reading wonderment! So head on over to the MAGIC page to read all about Lionheart's Tribal Magic. We added a little something called the Corpse Bomb which allows players to "infuse a corpse with tremendous energies, causing the body to detonate." I mean sure it may sound a little messy...but really, I mean what's not to love?!? oh yeah! Read more for some new screens ..

'Dynasty Warriors 4' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2003 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors 4 uses the most advanced melee-fighting engine to deliver the next evolution of tactical action. Experience the thrill of taking on multiple opponents at once and fighting against impossible odds. New features not only add more depth to the legend of the Three Kingdoms but also to the individual characters and the dramatic events surrounding them. Created by KOEI’s internal development team, Omega Force, Dynasty Warriors 4 for Xbox hits retail shelves in September 2003 with a suggested retail of $49.99. Dynasty Warriors 4 for the Xbox is Dolby Digital 5.1 compatible. Read more to check out 4 new screens ...