Rainier's Articles

'Battlefield Command: Europe at War 1939 - 1945' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2003 @ 5:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take command of a wide range of military units in some of WWII's most significant battles in this groundbreaking Tactical RTS. The game's epic visual style redefines the standard for real-time strategy titles; whilst the outcome of the player's commands are experienced through depth of detail and stunning cutting edge graphics. An incredibly detailed game, Battlefield Command, will cover WWII's major European battles from the invasion of Poland and France in 1939-40, through the war on the Eastern front, and the fall of Germany in 1945. You got to check these sweet screens!

'Fair Strike' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2003 @ 5:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fair Strike is the recent project of published Buka Entertainment and developed by G5 Software, known from the helicopter action/arcade Red Shark. It seems that the team is really keen on helicopters because Fair Strike is also a chopper action, but with an antiterrorists background. Check these cockpit screens and stay tuned for a Fair Strike preview, coming soon ...

'Dynasty Warriors 4 Xtreme Legends' (PS2) - Official Website

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2003 @ 3:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI today announced that the official Dynasty Warriors4 Xtreme Legends website has gone live. With a distinct artistic style and story-based format, will take gamers on an exciting journey through the compelling universe of Dynasty Warriors. Created by BigSmallWeb, will be the premiere online destination for news, information, downloads and more- directly from the game's creators.

'Rival-Species' - HalfLife Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2003 @ 2:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rival-Species reaches the next stage of development with the release of R-S, the latest complete version of Rival-Species. Rival-Species is a HalfLife mod based around the popular Warhammer 40K universe, and pits you against three possible races, the righteous fury of Imperial Space Marines, the unquestionable evil of their Chaos Marine counterparts, and the technological superiority of the alien Eldar. Read more for download links ..

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2003 @ 2:41 p.m. PDT | 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 :

  • Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne - Trailer

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

'Otogi 2' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2003 @ 3:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Otogi: Myth of Demons has barely been released developers From Software are ready to present the sequel, so far only known as Otogi 2. Not many details and know at this point, but From Software will present it for the first time at the upcoming Tokyo Game Show (TGS), in the meantime you'll have to do with these few screens ...

Valve Steam Client/Full CS1.6 Cache Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2003 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve now also released the official Steam client and included the eagerly anticipated Counter-Strike 1.6, all in one package. I guess if Steam is a bit slow then you can just grab this standalone version and be on your merry way... Read more for download links ...

'Conan: The Dark Axe' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2003 @ 9:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black-haired and sullen-eyed, a thief, a reaver, a slayer. The legends that surround his name, speak of the world before history, where shadows of magic and dark alien gods shrouded the known world and the fate of whole empires were dependent on the strength and skills of a single sword. And this is one of those legends. Conan is a 3rd person action game, with few elements of RPG and adventure. The game is divided into chapters, each chapter with different enviroment and creatures. Each chapter contains several levels. Read more for a huge batch of screens for each and every platform ...

'Eve of Destruction' - Updated Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2003 @ 3:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eve of Destruction is a mod Battlefield 1942, and they have released a 20% "demo" of the final product. Eve Of Destruction will contain not only new skins, vehicles and new objects, it features 8 complete new custom maps. Each map is different in their own way (from realistic to fun maps) and partially adapted to the Indochina Vietnam Conflict. Infantry Combat in EoD is more realistic and more action than in Battlefield and similar to more infantry-based games like Raven Shield or Counterstrike. Head back to the jungles in this modification replicating the deadly and vicious Vietnam War. Read more for download links ...

'Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword' Joins With Punkbuster

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2003 @ 3:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In an effort to combat cheating issues in multiplayer online play, Ubisoft will be incorporating Punkbuster software into Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword.Punkbuster is a client/server product that detects cheats/hacks on end-user systems and reports their use to administrators and, potentially, takes action against the violating player by kicking and/or banning them from the server. The exact cheats that will be detected for Athena Sword have not been announced for security purposes. However, Punkbuster for Athena Sword will have ongoing support for quite some time as new versions that deal with new cheats and hacks are released periodically.