Rainier's Articles

'Ratchet: Deadlocked' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2005 @ 3:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ratchet: Deadlocked, created exclusively for the PS2 by Insomniac Games, incorporates co-op gameplay in both single-player and multiplayer story modes -- as well as squad-based functionality. Read more for new screens ..

'Civilization IV' - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2005 @ 2:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The fourth game in the PC strategy series that has sold over five million copies, Sid Meier's Civilization IV is a bold step forward for the franchise, with spectacular new 3D graphics and all-new single and multiplayer content. Civilization IV will also set a new standard for user-modification, allowing gamers to create their own add-ons using the standard Python and XML scripting languages.

'Starship Troopers' (ALL) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2005 @ 3:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Strangelite Studio, the game is based on the Starship Troopers movie in which you will take the role of an elite 'special forces' trooper in the Mobile Infantry spearheading the assault against thousands of intelligent enemy bugs, emulating the best scenes from the movie and a whole lot more!

'Halo 2' (Xbox) Multiplayer Map Pack - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on July 2, 2005 @ 3:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Halo 2 Multiplayer Map Pack adds nine all-new multiplayer maps, additional bonus content showcases previously unreleased footage including an animated feature highlighting an unseen battle in Old Mombasa and a mini documentary showcasing the creative process behind the new multiplayer maps. The map pack disc also contains the Halo 2 Auto Update, providing non-Live gamers with the ability to enjoy recent gameplay enhancements and improvements.

IncaGold Signs 'Road to Fame' & 'Army Racer'

by Rainier on July 2, 2005 @ 2:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

IncaGold is pleased to announce that it has acquired European distribution rights to two racing titles from Hungarian developer & publisher 576 Media, 'Road to Fame' & 'Army Racer.'

'PT Boats: Knights of the Sea' - 25 New Screens

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

PT Boats is the first simulator of the Mosquito-fleet, created with the use of technologies of a level never seen before in naval combat simulator games. The key features are: astonishingly beautiful dynamic sea, historically authentic World War II ships and weapons, possibility to control any member of the crew and a multiplayer game. Patrol Torpedo Boats were used in WW2 mainly to attack large cruiser due ot their maneuverability and speed.

'NBA Live 06' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2005 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get ready for NBA hoops like you've never seen it before: unprecedented player detail, seamless gameplay and full arenas packed with rabid 3-D fans. This is the next generation of NBA LIVE, and it's gonna knock your socks off. As the new line of hardware consoles begin to hit stores in Fall 2005, NBA LIVE will be there, opening up a whole new dimension for hoops fans everywhere.

'Burnout Revenge' (PS2/Xbox) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2005 @ 1:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout Revenge lets gamers rip through rush hour traffic and lay waste to scores of rubbernecking roadhogs in an over-the-top scene of vehicular mayhem. The game is currently in development by Criterion Games for the PS2 and Xbox.

Future 'Counter-Strike: Source' Steamy Update #10

by Rainier on July 2, 2005 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Next week Valve plans to release the remade version of cs_assault to Counter-Strike: Source owners. If you don't currently own CS: Source, you can purchase it through Steam via any of the Half-Life 2 packages. Along with the release of cs_assault, a rebuilt version of the existing Terrorist model will be icluded, and over the course of next few months models for both teams will get updated. If you're a MOD developer, or just someone who likes to keep an eye on the MOD community, head on over to the Valve Developer Community launched earlier this week.

'Black & White 2' (Xbox/X360) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2005 @ 2:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black & White 2 includes other new elements, such as improved graphics and Miracle effects such as rivers of fire and earthquakes that yield mass destruction. The game also includes weather systems that impact gameplay; players will see the impact of a drought that scorches the arid plains of Egypt or the effect of a heavy snowfall on the Norse Mountains.