Rainier's Articles


'Grooverider' (PS2) Coming To Europe - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Play It invites you to get into the groove with the latest title from its exceptionally priced, high quality range of original PS2 games. Grooverider is a fast-paced, slot-car racing game featuring virtual model race courses, a multitude of environments and tracks and the ability to 'create your own' track through the in-game editor. Different voltage cars and models challenge gamers to test their racing dexterity to unlock all areas in this high-speed battle of stamina and skill. Read more for some new screens ...

'Prince of Persia: Sands of Time' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 9:47 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. Check out these nifty looking Gameboy screens...

Play Against Rock Band 'Thrice' on Xbox Live

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

These guys know how to rip up the tunes, and they think they know a thing or two about gaming. Your chance is coming to take them on first hand, talk trash, and hang with them on Xbox Live. Dustin, Teppei, Eddie, and Riley will be giving away free autographed copies of the new Thrice CD, The Artist in the Ambulance, to those they deem worthy—either by virtue of their gameplay, their trash-talking, or their merit as a member of the Xbox Live community. They’ll be playing Return to Castle Wolfenstein, Inside Pitch 2003, and other games to be announced later.

'Sid Meier's Civilization III: Conquests' Pre-Order Program

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. and Firaxis Games have announced a pre-sell program for Sid Meier's Civilization III: Conquests expansion pack. Beginning today, September 24th, Civ fans everywhere will receive a free, limited edition "Best of the Net" Bonus CD when they pre-order Sid Meier's Civilization III: Conquests at select retail outlets. Read more for details ...

'Castle Strike' Officially Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed a while ago, Data Becker today officially announced its upcoming PC game Castle Strike. Developed by Related Designs (previously known for America & the upcoming No Man's Land), Castle Strike is a fast paced RTS game with a very detailed and authentic presentation of medieval Germany, England and France. Although strategically demanding, its core is based on action. That's why all the time consuming handling of resources and civilians is reduced to a minimum with the help of a special, never before seen peasant management system and lots of automatic functions. Castle Strike is scheduled for Q4 2003. Read more for details ...

'Rainbow Six 3' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 9:20 a.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!

'C&C Generals: Zero Hour' Rolls Into Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's Zero Hour and time to square off against the world's most powerful generals as Electronic Arts announced that Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour is available in stores under the EA GAMES brand. The first expansion pack to one of the best-selling PC games of 2003, Command & Conquer Generals, Zero Hour gives players more weapons, more power, new battlefields, three new single player campaigns, 15 new missions, and new game modes.

'MoH AA: Breakthrough' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 9:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Clear a path to victory as Electronic Arts announced that Medal of Honor Allied Assault Breakthrough is now available for the PC. Published under the EA GAMES brand, the new expansion pack for the critically acclaimed hit title Medal of Honor Allied Assault takes players from combat with Rommel in North Africa to the heart of Italy in the struggle to breakthrough the fortified lines of the Third Reich.

New Camecube Price Officially $99

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just in time for the biggest video game thrills of the fall, Nintendo of America Inc. today announced a new MSRP of $99.99 for its Nintendo GameCube, effective tomorrow, Sept. 25. This great new price opens an $80 price advantage over its two console competitors. While the price of GameCube hardware is falling, the variety and affordability of great software is soaring. Coupled with expansion of the GameCube library to more than 320 games by the end of the year, the new MSRP of $99.99 and added exclusive offers will further boost momentum for the console throughout the holidays.

'Battle Of Britain 1940' Will Feature First Auto-Pilot

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

History Channel’s Battle of Britain 1940, published by Activision Value, Inc. and developed by iEntertainment Network Inc., brings brand new functionality and features to the flight simulation game market with the new AUTO CO-PILOT feature that gives players auto takeoffs, auto landings, auto formation, and auto attack. AUTO CO-PILOT makes a real authentic flight simulation accessible to all gamers without ANY flight simulation experience! Read more for details ...