Rainier's Articles


'Air Raid: This is Not a Drill !!' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 13, 2003 @ 1:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Big City Games and developer Made by Kiddies Inc. are proud to announce that the latest action title, Air Raid: This is not a drill, has shipped to retail stores nationwide. “Air Raid is a fast-paced, action-filled, shoot-em-down title,” says Steve Milburn, Director of Marketing for Strategy First. “It guarantees hours of intense gameplay.”

'Total Club Manager 2003' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 13, 2003 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has just released yet another new patch for Total Club Manager 2003. This upgrade brings your retail copy to v1.3 and adds a few new stadiums, some new league's and a few other things. Please note this patch is ONLY for the English version, a German update is also available for their "Fussball Manager edition, upgrading it to v1.2. Read more for links where to download this puppies!

'Kirby Air Ride' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 13, 2003 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kirby arrives on GameCube at warp speed in his first-ever racing game. Based on the same principles as games like Super Smash Brothers and past Kirby titles, Kirby Air Ride offers an entirely new approach to the racing genre. The simple controls that define all Kirby games give Kirby Air Ride instant playability no matter how skilled the players may be. Check these 50+ new screens ...

'Worms 3D' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 13, 2003 @ 11:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Worms 3 will utilise the full power afforded by next-generation platforms, featuring ground-breaking fully deformable landscape technology, and will continue the wild humor and intensive, addictive fun that gamers expect from the Worms franchise. Worms 3 will showcase a raft of new gameplay features, while retaining all the familiar chaos of the original titles, complete with bizarre power-ups, loopy weaponry, and crazy cartoon graphics -- in both single and multi-player modes. Check out these 8 new wormelicious screens ..

'Eve of Destruction' - Mod Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 13, 2003 @ 11:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eve of Destruction is a mod Battlefield 1942, and they have released a 11% "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. The second full alpha release of Eve of Destruction is here with BF1942 v1.4 as well as Gamespy Arcade support! Head back to the jungles in this modification replicating the deadly and vicious Vietnam War. Read more for download links ...

'Halo 2' (Xbox) - E3 Trailer Available NOW

by Rainier on June 13, 2003 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Halo 2" is the sequel to the highly successful and critically acclaimed game "Halo: Combat Evolved." In "Halo 2," the saga continues as Master Chief, a genetically enhanced supersoldier, is the only thing standing between the relentless Covenant and the destruction of all humankind. Pushing the Xbox hardware to its very limits and utilizing Xbox Live in a way that Bungie believes will redefine online play, "Halo 2" will expand on everything that made the original game great. At its heart a compelling and captivating story, "Halo 2" makes revolutionary advances in design and technology. As expected Bungie has made the e3 trailer available, read more for download links. Be Warned, it's hires and 160mb big!

'Tron 2.0' - Screens

by Rainier on June 13, 2003 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game takes place in present day, approximately 20 years after the events of the film. Playing as Jet Bradley, son of ENCOM programmer Alan Bradley from the movie, gamers are digitized into cyberspace and will race on light cycles, battle corruption both inside and outside of the computer world, and explore locations including the Internet Hub, Firewall, Corrupted Server and Light Cycle Game Grid. Read more to check out a new batch of screens ...

'Gothic II' Finally Ships In Europe!

by Rainier on June 12, 2003 @ 8:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Finally!!! Shipping of the international version of Jowood's Gothic II have started. Jowood's distribution partner Atari uk (formerly Infogrames) have announced that either UK and Scandinavia are being supplied with English versions of Gothic II as of today! The German version has been available for almost a year, and finally the rest of the world will get the chance to check it out. If you want to play safe, you can pre-order the game at Amazon UK ...

'Everquest' Expansion Pack 'Lost Dungeons Of Norrath' Revealed

by Rainier on June 12, 2003 @ 7:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GameSpot has been snooping around on EBGames' upcoming games list and found out that Sony Online Entertainment is working on yet another expansion pack for their hit-title Everquest, called "Lost Dungeons of Norrath". The new expansion pack will focus on single group adventures in dungeons and catacombs and can be expected later this year. Now that tjhe cat is out of the bag, we can expect an official announcement to follow shortly, and we'll be there to bring you more detailed information.

'Airborne Troops' - Screens

by Rainier on June 12, 2003 @ 7:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already announced before E3 Airborne Troops, developed by Widescreen Games, is an absorbing infiltration action-adventure game that takes place in occupied France during the Second World War. On a mission to drop two secret agents into occupied territory the Sergeant’s aircraft is shot down leaving one of his agents seriously wounded. It is now the Sergeant’s duty to replace the ailing agent and complete the stealth missions himself. The gamer takes part in commando missions based on real events in the places where they actually happened, accurately recreated from archives and historical documents. Dutch publisher Playlogic International is expected to release this for PS2 and PC "end of the year." Read more for a batch of screens ...