Rainier's Articles

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked!' Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 2:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari announced today that developer Frontier has completed RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked!, the first expansion pack for the RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 PC game. Scheduled for a North American release on June 21 and a European release on June 24, RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked! invites players to create and control their own water parks just as the summer holiday season gets underway.

'Moscow to Berlin' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 2:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Moscow to Berlin plunges the player into the most intense battles of the Easter Front. Through three campaigns and 20 single-player missions. Moscow to Berlin challenges players to plan combat strategies and relive some of modern history's most important military operations.

'Gary Grigsby’s World at War' - v1.040 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take command in this dynamic turn-based game and test strategies that long-past generals and world leaders could only dream of: make it happen in Gary Grigsby’s World at War. The entire saga of World War II is yours to re-enact or to re-make in your own vision. The major emphasis for this update is fixing a few game bugs and rules that were causing minor issues with game balance.

'Night Watch Racing' - Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As one of the "Other", tip the balance between the forces of Light and Darkness using your racing skills. Choose your side wisely as every vehicle possesses a unique magic power that may lead to victory or ruin. Anything goes in your rush to the finish line.

'Generation of Chaos' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2005 @ 12:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NIS America announced today its plans to release Generation of Chaos for the PSP. Generation of Chaos is scheduled to ship in North America in spring 2006.

'Galactic Civilizations II' Heading For Europe

by Rainier on June 8, 2005 @ 1:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive today announced that it will be publishing the sequel to Galactic Civilizations, Galactic Civilizations II, in Europe. The title is scheduled for release around Feb 2006.

'Indigo Prophecy' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on June 8, 2005 @ 1:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A free-flowing game during which players can assume the role of multiple characters and experience the game from multiple viewpoints, Fahrenheit allows players' actions to affect the plot by offering a scenario driven interactive experience.

'187 Ride or Die' (PS2/Xbox) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on June 8, 2005 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

187 Ride or Die tells the story of a reluctant urban hero named Buck (L. Tate), a young man living a thug's life seething with money, fast cars and beautiful women -- with danger lurking around every corner. Set in the underworld of Los Angeles, Buck must defend the territory of his mentor Dupree (G. Black) from a menacing nemesis and his gang of bandit roughriders, led by Cortez (N. Gugliemi), who are determined to take control of the streets.

European Windows Edition to Be Sold Without Media Player

by Rainier on June 8, 2005 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The European Commission found in March 2004 that Microsoft had violated antitrust laws by competing unfairly. It fined the world's largest software company a record 497 million euros ($613.1 million) and also ordered it to share information with rival makers of servers used to run printers and retrieve files, an issue known as interoperability. Microsoft announced today that it will release a version of its Windows operating system without the Media Player application on June 15 to comply with European Union anti-monopoly rules.

'Vision' - Screens

by Rainier on June 8, 2005 @ 12:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vision is the next stride forward in the evolution of modern role-playing games. Exceptional graphics, true-to-life NPC behavior and a finely tuned balance between raw action and deep story development are the essential elements that will make the title irresistible to RPG fans.