Rainier's Articles

'The Godfather' (PS2/Xbox/X360/PC) - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 9:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Welcome to the Corleone family. After a life of small-time jobs and petty thefts you've been accepted into America's most famous criminal organization. Now it's up to you to carry out orders, earn respect, rise through the ranks, and make New York City your own. Play your cards right and you could even be running everything as the next, and most powerful, Don.

'Delta Force: Black Hawk Down' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 8:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NovaLogic today has announced that its PS2/Xbox tactical shooter Delta Force: Black Hawk Down has gone gold. Rated "T" for teen by the ESRB, the game features an expansive single player campaign and breaks new ground in the multiplayer arena by allowing up to 50 players to battle over Xbox Live, or up to 32 players on PS2 via GameSpy.

'Tales of Legendia' (PS2) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 5:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In development for several years, Tales of Legendia will offer fantastic 3D graphics, dynamic battle scenes and an emotionally-charged storyline. Additionally, Tales of Legendia features a unique cast of characters designed by Kazuto Nakazawa, the internationally renowned Japanese artist acclaimed for his amazing animation sequences in Kill Bill: Vol. 1.

'CellFactor' (X360/PC) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 4:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CellFactor is an FPS set in a warfare industrial atmosphere. As the plot develops, you'll gain access to other two main characters as well, each one with distinctive singularities in the game play. You'll count with a great amount of traditional and experimental weapons, and even your character will get more powerful as the game goes along.

'Myst V: End of Ages' - Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 3:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Picking up immediately where the original Myst ended, players are presented the privilege, challenge and responsibility of restoring the lost empire of the D'ni - an ancient civilization of people who thrived for thousands of years but later met with a great catastrophe. Myst V: End of Ages advances the graphical beauty and detail of its worlds with a fully immersive 3D environment.

'Hip Interactive' Goes Bankrupt

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 2:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a surprising turn of events, Hip Interactive announced today that its discussions with a third party to provide interim relief in respect of the Company's immediate financing needs were not successful and that the Company no longer has sufficient cash available to it to pay its liabilities as they become due. Hip recently unveiled its strongest lineup of titles yet with Call of Cthulhu: Destiny's End, City of the Dead, and Ghost Wars.

'Colosseum: Road to Freedom' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 2:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Colosseum, a great monument to Roman imperial strength, was the setting for some of the most brutal displays in history. This month, the monument returns to life in KOEI's latest action title, Colosseum: Road to Freedom. Game publisher KOEI has announced that the action game has achieved gold status and will ship on July 19th to retailers throughout North America.

'Sid Meier's Pirates!' (Xbox) Dev. Diary #5

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 1:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Pirates! you take the leading role of a Pirate Captain in the 17th century Caribbean trying to become the most revered and feared pirate in history - exploring high seas and exotic ports, overtaking enemies in fierce naval battles, engaging in duels and attempting to seize valuable booty. In this developer diary Firaxis QA manager Tim McCacken about the extensive focus testing that helped shape the Xbox version of Sid Meier’s Pirates

'Dragonshard' Demo Coming This Week - Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragonshard will incorporate classic role-playing themes, a powerful and dynamic real-time strategy engine all woven together with a rich storyline involving a global conflict for an immensely powerful artifact with the power to change the fate of Eberron itself. Atari has announced the Dragonshard demo will be released this week, look for it on our fileserver network as soon as its available.

Blizzard Reveals More BlizzCon Details

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 12:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard today unveiled the BlizzCon website, presenting many new details about its upcoming gaming convention. Set to take place on Oct. 28 and 29 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., BlizzCon will celebrate Blizzard's games and the players who have made them so popular around the world. Live music band, Q&A session, tournaments etc..