Rainier's Articles


'Battlefield 2' - Updated Win32/Linux Dedicated Server Available NOW

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 2:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In anticipation of tomorrow's v1.01 patch for Battlefield 2, EA has released updated Unranked server files for Win32 and Linux, which contain all the files you need to host a dedicated server, including all 12 maps. Be advised that servers that are caught allowing users to play with the unlock weapons using the python workaround will incur a one week ban from the server list. Read more for download links ...

Atari Europe Signs 'Archer MacLean's Mercury' (PSP)

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 2:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari today announced that it will distribute the forthcoming addictive puzzler 'Archer MacLean's Mercury' in key territories UK, France and Germany. Published by Ignition Entertainment and developed by Awesome Studios for PSP, Mercury has been specifically designed for the new gaming PlayStation Portable, which launches across Europe in September 2005.

'Dawn of Fantasy' - Screens

by Rainier on July 6, 2005 @ 1:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dawn of Fantasy: Kingdom Wars is a 3D MMORTS/RPG set in Medieval times, immersing players in an intense story of a battle for supremacy in the magical realm of Mythador that include Dragons, Elves and Orcs.

'SpellForce II' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 11:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In SpellForce 2, the player takes over the role of the avatar, solving quests and overcoming obstacles as in classical RPGs, but also experiences strategic challenges while leading armies as in an RTS - therefore offering a complete synthesis of both genres in a perfect blend.

'FATE' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 11:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

FATE is an RPG in which the quests are fast and fun with richly detailed artwork, 3D graphics and interactive content delivered exclusively via download. Players will be able to customize their character, their pet, and the type of weapons they’ll use. Through battles with hundreds of monsters and fantastic creatures, characters evolve over time with experience of game play. A built-in random level generator will provide an infinite number of adventure possibilities!

'Crazy Classics' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 11:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Play-Publishing has released a demo for its newest racing game Crazy Classics. Race around in fancy racing cars and exciting tracks to defeat your opponent in this action rally game.

'Codename: Panzers, Phase Two' - Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 11:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codename: Panzers, Phase Two will bring armchair generals to the war-torn battlefields of Africa, Southern Europe and the Balkans where they will fight as the Anglo-American Allies, the German-Italian Axis or the Yugoslavian resistance. A complement of heroes, both new and familiar, will be the players' alter egos in dozens of new missions as they attempt to lead their troops to victory.

'Night Watch' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 10:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Night Watch is a tactical RPG, using the Silent Storm 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. No specific release date is mentioned. Read more for details and screens ....

'Indie Games Con 2005' Registration Begins Today

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 5:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GarageGames announced today that registration for Indie Games Con 2005, to be held in Eugene, Oregon, October 7, 8 and 9th is now open. Indie Games Con (IGC) is a fun, informal and informative community gathering of independent game developers from around the world. IGC is designed to be a summit meeting of like-minded developers with the shared goal to focus on collaboration and building community.

'Indigo Prophecy' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 5:48 p.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.