Rainier's Articles

'MoH: Dogs of War' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Now Called 'MoH: European Assault'

by Rainier on March 1, 2005 @ 9:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Back in October EA announced the newest edition in the MoH franchise, successor to Rising Sun, Medal of Honor: Dogs of War. Originally scheduled for early 2005, it was then delayed to Q1 2006 (April through June) and now news has come in that the title has been renamed MoH: European Assault to better appeal to the overseas market, and more accurately reflect the setting of the game itself, the European theatre of war.

'Act of War: Direct Action' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 1, 2005 @ 7:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari today announced that Act of War: Direct Action, a near-future, techno-thriller for personal computer, featuring a story created and written by New York Times best-selling author Dale Brown and nearly one hour of original, live-action feature film footage has gone gold and is on schedule for its March 15 ship date.

'Still Life' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 1, 2005 @ 7:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Still Life lets you play the role of FBI agent Victoria McPherson. Situated in Chicago, you are on the heels of a serial killer, much like your grandfather did 80 years earlier in Prague (Microids' Post Mortem). Dreamcatcher has released a demo featuring the first few areas of the game, players will play as both Victoria and Gus, exploring a gruesome crime scene and utilizing a variety of forensic tools. Read more for download links ...

Ubisoft Launches 'Chessmaster Challenge'

by Rainier on March 1, 2005 @ 7:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

PlayFirst and Ubisoft today announced the launch of Chessmaster Challenge, a downloadable PC game based on the award-winning Chessmaster series. Designed for chess players of all levels, Chessmaster Challenge can be a teacher, mentor or the ultimate opponent. One hour of full-version gameplay is available for free and an unlimited version of the game can be downloaded for $19.95.

'Dungeon Lords' Beta Test Signup

by Rainier on March 1, 2005 @ 7:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced Dungeon Lords, an epic Combat RPG from D.W. Bradley and Heuristic Park, has reached beta status. To mark the occasion, DreamCatcher is holding a final call-for-entries for participants in the official public beta test. Read more for details ...

'Championship Manager Online' Launched

by Rainier on March 1, 2005 @ 7:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Championship Manager Online is a stand-alone massive multiplayer online football management simulation. As well as testing your managerial skills against thousands of human opponents, the game offers a "buddy league" mode that lets you compete in a league against just your friends. Championship Manager Online is being developed by online games specialist Jadestone in conjunction with Beautiful Game Studios, developer of the PC version of Championship Manager.

'Space Invaders Revolution' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2005 @ 2:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rising Star Games has launched an all out assault on the Nintendo DS with a completely new version of the most recognised videogame of all time. Space Invaders Revolution, as the name suggests, marries the vintage game play of the legendary shoot-'em up with the exciting new possibilities offered by the unique features of the Nintendo DS.

'Championship Manager 5' Gets Release Date

by Rainier on March 1, 2005 @ 2:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Initially scheduled for October 2004, the Christmas 2004, Eidos announced today that Championship Manager 5 will be released in the UK on Friday 18th March and internationally on Friday 1st April. PS2 and Xbox versions will follow later this Spring.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 1, 2005 @ 2:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Rayman DS' (NDS) Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 1, 2005 @ 1:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

DC Studios announced today that it has completed the development of the Nintendo DS version of the latest installment of Ubisoft' s hugely popular Rayman franchise. Rayman DS has been developed in the company's Montreal Studio and will be a launch title in Europe.