Rainier's Articles


'Delta Force: Black Hawk Down' (PS2/Xbox) Secures Retail Stores

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 3:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NovaLogic is giving gamers the chance to step inside the combat boots of America's elite warriors. Its tactical shooter Delta Force: Black Hawk Down is now available at retail stores nationwide with a portion of all game sales going to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation.

'Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict' (Xbox) Gets Live Patch

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 2:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

UC 2: The Liandri Conflict introduces a new gameplay style to the traditional FPS genre: acrobatic melee combat. Unreal Championship fans can play as any one of 14 characters from the Unreal universe, each with spectacular new Adrenaline Powers that enable new offensive and defensive combos. Midway is awaiting Microsoft approval to roll out a patch which will make various graphical & gameplay changes, network optimizations, and a few other fixes. No specific date for its release has been announced yet. Read more for details ..

'Diplomacy' - Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 2:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in early 20th century Europe, this PC adaptation brings the power struggles of seven mighty nations to life like never before. Its abstracted and simple gameplay puts the focus on the need for shrewd negotiations and overall strategy. Check out the freshly launched webiste, or read more for new screens ...

'Cloven Crania Meadow' - v1.05 Update Patch & Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 12:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xing Interactive has released the first patch for Unicejo Entertainment RTS game Cloven Crania Meadow. This update brings your retail game to v1.05 and adds a group selection feature, fixes minor problems, and addresses a registry issue. An update demo is also available (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome' (PS2) Coming to Europe

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 12:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Koei Europe today announced plans to publish Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome for the PS2 in Europe. Makai Kingdom is the latest in a line of hit strategy role-playing games that includes Disgaea: Hour of Darkness, La Pucelle: Tactics, and Phantom Brave. The European release of Makai Kingdom is scheduled for October 28, 2005.

'Endless Saga' (PS3/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WEBZEN's Endless Saga, under development at D-Studio, is a new massively multiplayer online role-playing game for the PS3 and PC, and slated for release in 2007. No further details are available, but check the first screens ...

'El Matador' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 11:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

El Matador is a third person action game with stealth elements set in the environment of the Central and South America. It takes proven features of the genre and enhances them with the latest technology, to provide the player with an opportunity to experience the excitement of espionage first hand.

'Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow' (NDS) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taking place a year after Aria of Sorrow, the game’s protagonist – Soma Cruz – finds himself at the center of a mysterious cult’s plan to resurrect their evil lord and master Dracula. To save himself and protect the lives of those he loves, Soma must infiltrate the enemy’s home base, a towering replica of Dracula’s castle that is teaming with monstrous creatures. Players’ abilities develop as they collect items and gather experience points by defeating a multitude of gruesome enemies.

'City of Villains' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 10:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

City of Villains will provide players with a chance to play the "bad guy" in the comic-book inspired world created by Cryptic Studios. Take on the role of super-powered villains and create your own character using thousands of power and costume options. Then battle heroes and become a true menace to society while plotting your way to world domination.

'Midway Arcade Treasures 3' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Arcade Treasures 3 is a collection of eight classic arcade racing games featuring insane jumps and stunts in RUSH: The Rock and RUSH 2049 along with jet boat adventures in Hydro Thunder. Test your arena-style 4x4 driving skills in Super Off Road or get down in the dirt with Off Road Thunder: Mud, Sweat and Gears. Experience stunt driving in Race Drivin’ or jump to the future for the post-nuclear battle of Badlands or shoot things up in S.T.U.N. Runner.