Rainier's Articles


'Runaway 2' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pendulo Studios is working on a followup to last year's hit title Runaway: A Road Adventure, an adventure game with 3D characters with a cartoon look and high-impact visual features that include 2D and 3D in an unmatchable style.

'Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King' (PS2) Coming To Europe

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King is the latest installment of the Dragon Quest series that has sold over 35 million units worldwide and is the first to be released for the PS2. Characters designed by Akira Toriyama are brought to life by "cel-shading," bringing gamers of all ages into a world straight out of Japanese anime. In Dragon Quest VIII, old meets new, as classic gameplay is married to sumptuous graphics, delivering the kind of sweeping adventure that only Dragon Quest games can offer. No specific release date is mentioned, but Sony Europe did confirm it is on its way

'TOCA Race Driver 2006' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Game Details - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The acclaimed TOCA series will return with every element of motorsport for real in TOCA Race Driver 2006 (known in Europe as TOCA Race Driver 3). Coming this winter for PS2, Xbox and PC, race drivers will be competing in a massive variety of the world's most aggressive motorsports, complete with explosive damage effects, head-to-head online multiplayer racing and a game engine rebuilt for a greater degree of simulation.

'Hitman: Blood Money' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 8:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

When assassins from Agent 47's contract agency, The ICA, are systematically eliminated in a series of hits, it seems a larger, more powerful agency has entered the fray. For Agent 47 it's business as usual, until suddenly he loses contact with The ICA. Sensing that he may be the next target, he travels to America, where he prepares to make a killing. Check the freshly launched Hitman: Blood Money website, or read more for new screens ...

'Boiling Point: Road to Hell' - Update Patch 1 Available NOW

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 8:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has released the first patch for Deep Shadows' FPS/RPG Boiling Point: Road to Hell. This patch 1 addresses various game bugs, crashes and other adjustments. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Gun Metal' Blasts Into Retail

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 8:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and developer ZOO Digital Publishing, are pleased to announce that the action-packed title Gun Metal, previously available on console, has shipped to retailers nationwide for PC gamers in North America.

'Spellforce II' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 2:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In SpellForce II the player takes over the role of the avatar, solving quests and overcoming obstacles as in classical RPGs, but also leads armies as in a RTS. The avatar is supported by up to 5 heroes, who can be summoned at special monuments – these will become available in stronger versions as play progresses. Check the freshly launched Spellforce II website, or read more for new screens ...

'Indigo Prophecy' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A free-flowing game during which players can assume the role of multiple characters and experience the game from multiple viewpoints, Fahrenheit allows players' actions to affect the plot by offering a scenario driven interactive experience. Check the freshly launched Indigo Prophecy website of read more for new screens ...

'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey 2' - 22 New Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamfall continues the story of one of the most critically acclaimed adventure games ever made, and will bring adventure gaming into a new era. Focusing on story and characters, Dreamfall features unparalleled 3D visuals, advanced character animations, stunning audio, and innovative gameplay - wrapped in a unique and magical ambience.

Buka's E3 2005 Lineup - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 1:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from Crave Entertainment's 2005 E3 lineup: