Rainier's Articles

Ubisoft & Xbox Live Partner In Holiday Promotion

by Rainier on Dec. 13, 2003 @ 3:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Xbox Live gamers have a chance to win the ultimate stocking stuffer this holiday: a copy of Ubisoft's stylish shooter XIII. In the final 13 days leading up to Xmas, December 12 through December 25, Xbox Live gamers who log on for a total of 13 hours will be entered into a contest to win a copy of XIII. For more information, please visit: www.whoisxiii.com/community or www.xbox.com.

'Pitfall: The Lost Expedition' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 13, 2003 @ 2:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take an adventure as Pitfall Harry, the daring, risk-taking explorer who laughs in the face of danger. Featuring over 50 levels of fast-paced action and puzzle solving adventures, the game challenges players to swing, fight, climb and crawl through eight types of treacherous South American environments including lush jungles, dark tombs, ancient Aztec ruins and glacial mountains. Check out some new screens for Xbox, GameCube and PS2 below!

'MTX: Mototrax' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 9:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Experience the thrill of top speed racing and high flying freestyle action in the most authentic motocross video game to date. Choose from more than a dozen top pro riders and battle it out for first place in fast-paced, realistic racing on a variety of Supercross (indoor) and Motocross (outdoor) levels or take on challenges outside the circuit. Read more for a few new screens ....

'Knights of the Temple' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 6:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

You are Paul de Raque, Knight of the Temple, as you set out on a holy crusade across a forbidding, mediaeval Europe to join your order in the Holy Land. Armed with your sword, axe, bow and shield, you must fight with all your strength to complete your journey, for saving the future of the world is your ultimate goal! The core of the game is medieval style fighting with the classical weapons of European knights, coupled with stunning graphics of the historical milieus of the 12th century crusades. Check the new screens ...

'Squad Assault: West Front' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 5:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games has released the promised demo for Freedom Games' 3D WW2 based action game Squad Assault: West Front. In the demo you command troops in both the Allied and German Armies of the West Front of World War II in an immersive full 3-D continuous time environment. Two scenarios are included along with online multi-player capability. In addition, this demo is based on the latest version of Squad Assault. Read more for download links ...

Deus Ex: Invisible War - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 5:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As was revealed in the official forums a few days ago, Eidos has released the first patch for ION Storm's RPG/FPS Deus Ex: Invisible War. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.1. and has several performance improvements, control/interface & general gameplay tweaks etc. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 5:05 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • Jade Empire - Trailer
  • Virtua Fighter Cyber Generation - Trailer
  • Massive Assault - Video Presentation
  • The Sims 2 - Trailer
  • The Suffering - Trailer

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

'Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 4:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mafia is a 3D action game, seen through the eyes of third person. Player assumes the role of a gangster in an American town of the thirties, and gets a chance to live through gangsters rise and fall. In a spell-bounding story of human hunger for power, he will be able to live through everything that was taking place in underworld during this stormy period: mad car chases, bootlegging, assassinations, and bank robberies. Read more for some new screens ...

'Battlefield: Vietnam' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 2:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefield Vietnam will drop players into some of the Vietnam War's fiercest battles. Fighting in theatres from jungles surrounding the Ho Chi Minh Trail to the city streets of Hue, players will choose from two well-equipped forces, the United States or the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) and Vietcong. Read more for 15 new screens or download the trailer (we converted them from DivX to .wmv for your convenience) showing off a bunker assault and napalm raid...

'MLB 2005' (PS2) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 2:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MLB 2005 is the game baseball enthusiasts have always wanted. Eleven extensive gameplay options including Historical All-Time Greats, an all-new Franchise Mode that allows you to control every aspect of running a baseball franchise, an all-new Career Mode that takes you from Class A ball to the Fall Classic, all-new Simulation Mode where you can watch games unfold as you call the shots or jump in and close out a tight one, and Online playability through 989SportsOnline.com with 32-man tournaments make this the deepest baseball videogame ever produced.