Rainier's Articles


'Korea: Forgotten Conflict' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Plastic Reality/Cenega have released an updated version of yesterdays demo for their squad-based Korean War game Korea: Forgotten Conflict. The demo features a tutorial level and one mission in Seoul, where you have to rescue medic and few allied soldiers and then leave by train. No specific details as to what is exactly "updated". Read more for download links ...

'Donkey Konga' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 9:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Donkey Konga icons will scroll from right to left, when they reach the circles on the left side of the screen, players will have to act. The game will mainly revolve around two main actions : hitting the drum with your hands or clapping. The game will be playable by one to four players. Donkey Konga for the GameCube will be available on Japanese shelves on December 12. Read more for some screens ...

'Ground Control II: Operation Exodus' Coming Q2 2004

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced today that Ground Control(tm) II: Operation Exodus, the sequel to the award-winning PC real-time strategy game, will ship to North American stores in the second quarter of 2004.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Ultima X: Odyssey' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 12:48 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 ...

'PlanetSide' Gets Platoons - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2003 @ 5:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A new feature, Platoons, has been added to PlanetSide, the World's first massively multiplayer online first person action game. This highly-anticipated feature allows players to coordinate huge battles with squads of up to 30 people. Platoons add a new dimension of strategy to PlanetSide, allowing for more intense large scale attacks and stronger communication across squads. Read more for details, screens & trailer to see what this is all about ...

'Freedom Force vs. the Third Reich' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2003 @ 5:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Irrational Games, the award-winning developer of "System Shock 2" is pleased to announce "Freedom Force vs. the Third Reich" for the PC. Scheduled to ship in spring 2004, the comic book-inspired tactical role-playing game features a brand new league of heroes and villains, overhauled combat system, and spectacular graphic enhancements. Read more for details andsome character art ...

'Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2003 @ 4:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer, players experience an all-out adrenaline rush as they drop down huge wave faces, pull into barreling tube rides and pull off hundreds of massive trick combinations and signature pro moves. Players choose their own path as they interact with famous surfers, sponsors, magazines and photographers. Exotic real world locations and events including full beach environments with real landmarks and hazards lend authenticity to the game. No demo details available at this point ... Read more for download links ...

'Halo: Combat Evolved' - Demo Coming Tomorrow!

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2003 @ 4:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As was promised by Gearbox (they said in our Halo interview a demo was coming shortly after game release), tomorrow there will be a demo for Gearbox/Bungie/Microsoft's recently released Halo: Combat Evolved. The demo will feature "The Silent Cartographer" from the single-player campaign, "Blood Gulch" with limited vehicles for your multiplayer satisfaction, as well as support for up to 16 players in Slayer and CTF multiplayer modes. Of course we will have it available on our fileservers, so stay tuned!

'EverQuest II' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2003 @ 3:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EverQuest II returns to the culturally diverse world of Norrath in the future of the original EverQuest, with the sheer size and graphical detail greater than ever seen before. Larger in scope than its predecessor, EverQuest II will allow players from every corner of the earth to explore familiar areas and new, undiscovered territories of Norrath. Read on to check out the latest screenshots!