Rainier's Articles

'Painkiller' - v1.62 Update Patch And Server Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2005 @ 10:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher has released a massive patch for People Can Fly's FPS, Painkiller. This update brings your retail game to v1.62 and adds more CPL material, improved networking code, and the usual fixes for outstanding issues, etc. Read more for download links ...

'Tekken 5' (PS2) Fights Its Way To Retail

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2005 @ 9:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco announced today the next installment in its revered fighting franchise, Tekken 5, has shipped to North American retail outlets. With its variety of characters, amazing graphics and unprecedented number of modes to commemorate its 10-year anniversary, Tekken 5 promises to deliver the most exciting gameplay experience ever seen in the Tekken franchise.

'Cold Winter' (PS2) Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2005 @ 8:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi announced today that the pre-sell for the upcoming PS2 FPS Cold Winter is now available at retail. Gamers will receive a free bonus DVD when they pre-order a copy of the gritty FPS action thriller set to hit shelves on May 10. The pre-order bonus DVD features exclusive content -- including a special interactive guide and a never-before-seen movie -- as well as unique assets that allow players to delve into the deep, shadowy world of international espionage in which Cold Winter is set. Read more for details ...

'Freedom Force vs. the Third Reich' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2005 @ 8:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Freedom Force vs. the Third Reich is a comic book-inspired tactical role-playing game features a brand new league of heroes and villains, overhauled combat system, and spectacular graphic enhancements. Here's yet another five screens ...

'Juiced' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2005 @ 8:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Juiced is the only racing to totally immerse you in the lifestyle and culture of the real street modding scene. Starting as a new kid on the block, without a set of wheels to your name, your main focus in life is to build up your own crew of ‘driving gods’ and dominate the established street racing scene of Angel City.

'Cuban Missile Crisis' Becomes 'The Day After' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2005 @ 8:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Black Bean and 1C Company are proud to present a totally new gaming experience, developed in Russia by G5 Software; The Day After is the first game to successfully combine the realism of Turn Based Strategy with the dynamics of Real Time Strategy. This title introduces a special operative mode, which enhances the strategic decision making process, thus taking it to a new level and allowing the player to carefully plan his actions in turn based mode then implement them on the battlefield.

'Rugby League 2' (PS2/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2005 @ 1:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Building on the powerful game engine that was embraced by both gamers and people passionate about Rugby League, the game developer Sidhe Interactive has spent over 12 months creating a brand new sequel, packed with all new functionality and refined gameplay, graphics, controls, and competitions. Players, sponsors, and stadiums have all been updated to reflect the 2005 season.

'Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2005 @ 12:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software and Activision will unleash an all-new assault on humanity with DOOM 3: Resurrection of Evil, the official expansion pack to the first- person action game. Co-developed by Nerve Software and id Software, DOOM 3: Resurrection of Evil continues the terrifying and intense action of the already classic DOOM 3. Check the new screens and ingame footage trailer ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2005 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2005 @ 10:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft has now released the official online demo for Splinter Cell Chaos Theory, giving you the chance to check out the "Lighthouse" level, as well as tutorial and multiplayer map. Although initially it was supposed to be slightly smaller, this version has a few minor bug fixes, and turned out to be a little bigger instead. Read more for download links ...