Rainier's Articles

'Need for Speed Most Wanted' (ALL) - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets.

'Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising/Escalation' - v1.6.7.13 Update Patch Available

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 10:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NovaLogic has released a new patch for their multiplayer shooter Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising, as well as its expansion pack Escalation. This update brings your retail game to v1.6.7.13 and adds s Kill Cam feature, crosshair and HUD improvements, multiplayer tweaks and the usual bug fixes etc.. Read more for a detailed fix list or download links..

'Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes' (Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 9:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes raises the intensity of the fast-paced action-strategy game with improved epic battles; new characters, environments, units; and new multiplayer options for waging war over Xbox Live. An improved user interface with simplified game menus and adjusted difficulty levels will make it easy for even new players to crush their foes.

'Mario Tennis: Power Tour' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 9:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Mario Tennis: Power Tour you can test your backhand in this role-playing tennis adventure, train hard in the Royal Tennis Academy if you want to beat the champions, all the way down to Mario himself.

'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' (Xbox/PC) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Funcom announces that Dreamfall: The Longest Journey has been rescheduled to launch in the spring of 2006. The highly anticipated adventure title was initially slated for a Q4 2005 release. Now Funcom has decided to allow for additional months of development. This ensures the highest possible quality while making sure the game reaches the market in a more favourable timeslot. The game will be released simultaneously on Xbox and PC.

'Pirates of the Burning Sea' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 9:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pirates of the Burning Sea is a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game set in the Caribbean islands of the 18th Century. You play a bold sea captain, master of your own ship and crew, as you seek glory and adventure across the trackless deep.

'Soul Calibur III' (PS2) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that is has launched the official Soul Calibur III web site, offering a detailed overview of the new features, in-depth profiles and video clips of the characters in the game and even hidden content for visitors to discover and unlock. A detailed look at the game's Character Creation mode explains the first steps in creating your own formidable warrior, while an introduction to the new Chronicles of the Sword mode will prepare fans for this new real-time strategy game.

'Inuyasha: Feudal Combat' (PS2) - 57 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inuyasha: Feudal Combat allows fans of the television shows and fighting games alike to partner two characters from the series to duke it out in ancient Japan. Featuring 12 playable fighters from the dog demon Inuyasha to the evil shape-shifter Naraku, Inuyasha: Feudal Combat promises an original battle system in a sweeping fairy tale setting where demons and magic roam freely in feudal Japan.

'Night Watch' Tops Russian Sales Charts

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Night Watch is a tactical RPG, using the Heroes of M&M V engine, and based on material from Russian writer Lukyanenko and is situated in the not so distant future. The game will have you battle vampires, wherewolves and other creatures throughout various European cities. Noviy Disk is proud to announce that after only three days, Night Watch is now the top-selling title in both of the Russian PC charts (PC/DVD).

'War Leaders: Clash of Nations' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

War Leaders will expand upon the RTS genre by placing gamers in the roles of the major leaders of WWII, including Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin. Political, diplomatic and economic decision making will be key to success, while sound tactical strategies will ensure victory on the battlefield.