Rainier's Articles


'Prince of Persia: Sands of Time' - History & screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2003 @ 3:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time takes place within an exotic, mysterious world representing Persian architecture, animals and attire. After his father invades the palace of the Maharajah, the Prince, tricked by a treacherous vizier, uses a magic dagger to release the dangerous Sands of Time from an ornate hourglass. With the aid of a beautiful, mysterious, and potentially untrustworthy ally, players embody the Prince to recapture the Sands of Time and restore peace to the land. Read more for a little Prince Of Persia history lesson & some new screens ...

'SSX 3' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2003 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SSX 3 allows gamers to go anywhere gravity will take them. Players will discover a colossal mountain where they can immerse themselves in a free-roaming snow paradise. The ultimate all-mountain experience, SSX 3 features all-new events and courses, awe-inspiring tricks, and a cast of cool, customizable characters. Discover the open terrain, explore its hidden crevices, and conquer its peaks. Read more to check out some new screens or download a new ingame action packed trailer ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2003 @ 1:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Ultima X: Odyssey' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2003 @ 12:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ultima X: Odyssey is a next generation massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) from the award-winning Origin studio team. Powered by the latest version of the Unreal Engine and based on the renowned Ultima single-player role-playing series, UXO will enable players to create personalized legacies in a massive new online world and will be one of the first of its kind to offer private areas on demand within the game. Some more screens goodness ...

MDM Brings Big Games To Handhelds In October

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 9:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mobile Digital Media (MDM), publisher of AAA branded consumer software for Palm, Windows Mobile and Nokia Series 60 phones on expansion media, announced three huge October game releases—Atari Retro, Age of Empires and Merriam-Webster’s Crossword Puzzles. These card titles are platform agnostic and work on all the major handheld platforms! Read more for details

Konami Announces 'Silent Hill' Movie

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 9:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of America, Inc. today announced that its hit psychological horror videogame series, Silent Hill, will be released worldwide as a major motion picture. Production company Davis Films will produce the feature film adaptation of Konami's popular franchise. Produced by Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo, Inc. (KCET), the Silent Hill games thrust players into a nightmarish world where they must unravel twisted storylines and battle grotesque creatures and terrifying monsters.

'Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 4:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interplay has finally released the anticipated patch for Reflexive Entertainment's recently released alternate history RPG 'Lionheart - Legacy of the Crusader'. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.1 and adresses various crashes, optimizes netcode, faster 3d rendering and a few other things (thanks HomeLAN). We got the English, French & German versions available. Read more for details and download links ....

'Rainbow Six 3' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Command an elite, multinational squad of special operatives against a hidden terrorist foe. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3, the third installment in the wildly popular Rainbow Six series, Team RAINBOW races against time to stop terror and unravel a mystery. In locations around the world, from London to the Cayman Islands to Rio de Janeiro, lead Team Rainbow in a desperate effort to battle a madman and foil his doomsday plot. Some new screens rushed in, read more to check them out!

'Worms 3D' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 3:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Continuing to capture the true essence of the game as teams of worms battle across bizarre randomly generated landscapes, or across finely crafted custom-designed levels utilizing an arsenal of devastating weapons. Right after the German demo, the Scandinavian publisher has released the English demo featuring the same map, playable with 2 people on the same computer. UPDATE : Leaked/non-fficial demo removed at request of Team17.

'Shadowbane: The Rise of Chaos' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 3:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today the Shadowbane: The Rise of Chaos expansion pack will be available at a manufacturer's retail price of $19.99 at launch. The expansion for Shadowbane, the critically acclaimed massively multiplayer online (MMO) game for the PC, will begin beta testing soon and will provide fans with an intense, hardcore experience continuing deeper into the realms of darkness. Pending the results of that beta test, Ubisoft expects to release the Shadowbane: The Rise of Chaos this holiday season. Read more for details & the first screens ...