Rainier's Articles

'Galactic Civilizations' - Update Patch Available

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 12:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developer Stardock Entertainment has released Galactic Civilizations 1.2 today. Galactic Civilizations is a space-based strategy game set near the dawn of the 23rd century. Galactic Civilizations 1.2 fixes defects reported by users as well as adds new features such as Logistics, smarter diplomacy, Good/Evil technology handling in diplomacy, etc. Read more for details ...

'God Of War' (PS2) Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 10:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

God of War is a new action/adventure game developed by SCEA's Southern California studio previously known for developing Twisted Metal. You play as a yet unnamed hero, surrounded by Greek mythology. Hacking your way through hordes of enemies by means of swords and Spawn-like chains you are on a quest to kill the GReek "God Of War", Ares. Read more for some screens & trailer ...

'Thief: Deadly Shadows' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 7:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The game that introduced stealth gameplay is back. Ion Storm has implemented a new 3rd person cinematic action view as well as the classic 1st person perspective from the previous Thief chapters. Breaking and entering, stealing, sabotage, combat, assassination, and setting up ambushes - tasks master thief Garrett is well equipped to perform. Players will enter into Garret's dark world of thievery on both Xbox and PC this Spring 2004 in "Thief: Deadly Shadows". Read more to check out some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 6:34 p.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 :

  • Vampire: the Masquerade - Bloodlines - (3) Trailer
  • Bad Boys II - Trailer

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

'Enter The Matrix' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 5:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released a new patch for Shiny's 3D action game 'Enter the Matrix'. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.2, is ONLY for people with bringing their just released to v1.2, but this patch is ONLY for users who have the Intel 845 chipset. It will work for both the CD and DVD version of the game (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'CSI: Dark Motives' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CSI: Dark Motives is a first-person adventure game that will test players' nerves and intellect as they examine crime scenes, question witnesses and analyze evidence utilizing the latest in forensic equipment. The new CSI PC game features a number of gameplay improvements including in-depth evidence examination, scalable difficulty and more interactive lab functionality. CSI: Dark Motives will once again feature the likenesses and voices of the entire CSI cast. Read more for some new screens ...

'Advent Rising' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Advent Rising, a common legend pervades the galaxy - that of a powerful, ancient race that will one day unite the universe. Millions of cultures from vastly distant worlds revere and hallow these mythological beings known as humans. One race, the Seekers, know humans actually exist and are threatened by their potential power. Under the guise of benevolent explorers, the Seekers travel throughout the galaxy in a desperate attempt to eradicate any human society they unearth. Check out some new screens ...

'Hitman: Contracts' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hitman: Contracts delivers more action-packed and suspenseful missions, with a greater variety of ways to make the perfect hit and an increased arsenal of firearms and close-combat weapons. A new graphics engine showcases Hitman's 'work' in brutal detail and brings new locations to life. An improved control system and more gradual learning curve will ensure that the game is accessible to all aspiring hitmen. Hitman: Contracts is being developed by Io Interactive and will be available for PS2, Xbox, and PC in spring 2004.

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' is an innovative Post-Apocalyptic Role Playing Game with tactical combat and a highly original, disturbing storyline. The game is scheduled for Q3, 2004. The Fall will be the first 3D-RPG set in an endtime scenario on the market. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'Crimson Sea 2' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'Crimson Sea 2' features over 60 missions and 3 two-player modes. Work together to bring down the enemy and clear a stage in "Co-op" mode, battle head-to-head "death match" style in "Versus" mode, or try to outscore your human opponent in "Competition" mode. Read more for details and new screens ...