Rainier's Articles

'Jak and Daxter 3' (PS2) Coming This Fall

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 12:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEA announced today the first details behind the Fall 2004 release of Jak 3, created exclusively for the PlayStation2. Developed by Naughty Dog Inc., Jak 3 concludes the Jak and Daxter trilogy with a truly plot-driven adventure game filled with friendship, betrayal, death, and a long awaited understanding of the Precursor civilization that has, until now, remained a mystery.

'Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand' - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 6:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medieval Lords takes aspiring city governors to the middle ages, combining rich city-building challenges with evolving military forces to defend against relentless attacks from neighboring enemies. A first for the genre, Medieval Lords features a full 3D engine that enables innovative new gameplay elements. The city building game genre will take on a whole new dimension when Monte Cristo Games ships "Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand” in Fall 2004. Read more for some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 5:48 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 :

  • Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone - Trailer
  • Richard Burns Rally - Trailer

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

'Killzone' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the near future, in a period of planetary colonisation, it revolves around a savage conflict between forces that are still loyal to Earth (the ISA) and a separatist, militaristic faction who call themselves the Helghast. The game follows your squad of four soldiers on a suicidal mission behind enemy lines, as they fight to undermine and defeat the Helghast forces following their devastating Blitzkrieg attack on the human colony. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Operation: Matriarchy' - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 4:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Operation: Matriarchy' is an upcoming first-person shooter under development at MADia, due 1st quarter 2005. You are a trooper of the government army sent with the expeditionary force to attack Velian. As you accomplish missions given to you at the headquarters, you get new opportunities in selection of weapons and military equipment. Each mission will also get you closer to the secret of the origin of the Velian anomaly of the human race. Read more for details & screens ...

Nyko's Wireless Air Flo Controller (PS2) Ships

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 2:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nyko Technologies, a leading manufacturer of innovative peripherals, has shipped the Wireless Air Flo controller for Sony Playstation 2, a cable-free unit that utilizes Nyko's patented Air Flo technology to provide gamers with a consistent flow of fresh air through the controller handgrips.

'SpellForce: The Breath of Winter' - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SpellForce: The Order of Dawn offers a new Single Player Campaign with over 40 hours of gameplay, giving to our fans another episode from our RPS Franchise SpellForce filled with a number of new and original features, like the Co-operative Multiplayer “Free Mode”, where you can join your allies in battling in one of the many maps offered by the campaign. Check out the freshly launched SpellForce: The Order of Dawn website or read more for some new screens ...

'God Of War' (PS2) Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

God of War is a new action/adventure game developed by SCEA's Southern California studio previously known for developing Twisted Metal. You play as a yet unnamed hero, surrounded by Greek mythology. Hacking your way through hordes of enemies by means of swords and Spawn-like chains you are on a quest to kill the Greek "God Of War", Ares. Read more for some screens...

NVIDIA Unveils Final Film Render 'Gelato'

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 12:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NVIDIA Corporation today unveiled NVIDIA Gelato, the first 3D final-film renderer accelerated by industry-standard graphics hardware. Armed with the full feature set required by film and TV production professionals, NVIDIA Gelato is set to revolutionize digital film production with speed, precision, and productivity increases never before seen in offline, film-quality rendering.

NCsoft Announces Special E3 Promotion for 'Guild Wars'

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ArenaNet and NCsoft are pleased to invite gamers worldwide to join the Guild Wars E3 show floor experience. From May 12 through 14, while Guild Wars is being demonstrated on the E3 show floor, players from around the world will be able to join in the fun and play the game in real-time over the Internet.