Rainier's Articles


'The Day After' - German v1.2 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 14, 2005 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Bean Games has released a patch for the German edition of G5 Software's cold war RTS The Day After, previously known as Cuban Missile Crisis. No details available as to what it exactly fixes are available at this point. Read more for download links ...

Vicious Engine To Offer Full PSP Support

by Rainier on June 14, 2005 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vicious Cycle Software announced today the upcoming release of the Vicious Engine, a complete middleware solution for game development on the PS2, Xbox and PC. This exciting technology is one of the first engines to offer full support for the PSP platform.

EA Sponsors 'NBA Europe Live' Tournament

by Rainier on June 14, 2005 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Four NBA teams will head to Europe for a competition against top European basketball clubs in October 2006 and 2007 as part of NBA Europe Live presented by EA SPORTS, the NBA and Euroleague Basketball announced today. As part of a two-year partnership agreement with Electronic Arts and Euroleague Basketball, the four NBA teams will compete in five European countries.

'Dead to Rights: Reckoning' (PSP) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on June 14, 2005 @ 8:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that Dead to Rights: Reckoning has gone gold. A brand new adventure created exclusively for the PSP, Dead to Rights: Reckoning features a new selection of hard-hitting moves and disarms, an original storyline and wireless multiplayer action for up to four players.

'Brian Lara International Cricket' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 21 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 14, 2005 @ 8:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bringing its heritage of being the definitive cricket game series, Brian Lara International Cricket comes ten years after Codemasters launched the original Brian Lara game and over five years since the series appeared on any platform. Read more for screens or check the new trailer.

'Jagged Alliance' And 'Disciples' Coming to NDS

by Rainier on June 14, 2005 @ 8:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Pocket PC Studios are happy to announce a new contractual relationship that will make Strategy First's PC titles available on the Nintendo DS.

'Alpha Prime' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on June 14, 2005 @ 8:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alpha Prime is a first person action game with an emphasis on the single player experience. At its core is a Science Fiction story written by the foremost Czech Sci-fi author Ondrej Neff. Game play will be a varied balance of combat and more technical activities such as hacking and remotely controlling robotic devices.

'Chaos League: Sudden Death' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 14, 2005 @ 4:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chaos League: Sudden Death, developed by Paris-based Cyanide Studios, takes up where the original Chaos League left off, bringing with it a host of improvements and enhancements which make take the real-time, role-playing strategy sports title into a whole new bloody battleground.

Two Million 'World of WarCraft' Subscribers And Counting

by Rainier on June 14, 2005 @ 3:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard today announced that its MMO World of Warcraft has surpassed two million paying subscribers worldwide. As the game's worldwide population continues to grow, so does the game itself: Blizzard recently introduced the highly anticipated player-vs.-player (PvP) Honor System and the game's first two Battlegrounds, Alterac Valley and Warsong Gulch. These new PvP battlefields offer a variety of fast-paced combat and some of the most valuable rewards yet seen in the game.

'City Life' Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 14, 2005 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Create exactly the city you want: build uniquely-designed structures, from residences to corporate skyscrapers. Improve the quality of life by providing recreational and entertainment opportunities-without letting taxes spiral out of control. Solve traffic and pollution problems and sustain the city resources needed to keep the peace. Spend wisely to keep your town prosperous, wealthy, contented and healthy.