Rainier's Articles


GMX Media Looking for Beta Testers

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media are today announcing that public beta tests for top 2006 titles will be opening soon. PC gamers are invited and welcome to join the action and get involved in the final development stages of these games. Successful applicants will be given full details of the products they will be testing, and the requirements of their participance will be made clear prior to commencement of testing.

Various Game Trailers #606

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 5:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Devil Kings - Azure Dragon Trailer
  • Cold War [Xbox/PC] - Trailer #6
  • Ankh - Trailer
  • Blood Magic - GC 2005 Trailer
  • Marc Ecko's Getting Up Contents Under Pressure [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailer #10


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Ragnarok Online 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 5:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the Tokyo Game Show 2005, Gravity announced it is working on Ragnarok Online 2, but promises to take its popular online RPG in a somewhat new direction. Unlike its predecessor, Ragnarok 2 will be in full 3D, but will also do away with the fixed classes, allowing each player to develop his own character and skills. Carried over from the first title are several predetermined choices such as swordman, novice or thief, but also new additions like recruit, magician and even a clown.

'Day of Defeat: Source' Now Available Through Steam

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DoD: Source leverages the power of the Source engine by introducing advanced sound technology to provide a more immersive soundscape and integrated physics simulation technology for ragdolls and physically simulated objects throughout each map.

'Call of Duty 2' (X360/PC) - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 2:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty 2 lets players experience four individual soldier stories as they overcome insurmountable odds in multiple campaigns. Activision has released a singleplayer demo for Infinity War's WW2 themed FPS Call of Duty 2, featuring the El Daba, Egypt mission, where you have to take out four artillery guns. Read more for download links ...

'Zatch Bell!: Mamodo Battles' (NGC/PS2) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Every one thousand years, one hundred mamodo descend upon earth to conduct the ultimate battle. The winner becomes the mighty king of the mamodo world. There is only one problem - in order for the mamodo to use their powerful spell books, they need human partners. Play as your favorite mamodo pair from the TV show and unleash your spells during battle to become the mighty mamodo king!

'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars.

'Armed Assault' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brought to you by Bohemia Interactive Studio, the creators of Operation Flashpoint, Armed Assault will reacquaint gamers with the ultimate in realistic, combat gaming. Armed Assault features a new engine with a fresh modern setting. Freedom of action and immersive complex environments, blended with a unique touch of total simulation.

'Heroes of the Pacific' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced that the Heroes of the Pacific video game for the PS2 and Xbox has achieved gold status and will ship for retail later this month. Heroes of the Pacific is a dramatic World War II aerial combat-action game developed by IR Gurus of Australia. Heroes of the Pacific will be available September 30, 2005 for consoles and in October 2005 for the PC.

'Burnout Legends' (NDS) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout Legends sets the bar for on-the-go automotive anarchy, combining the series' trademark speed, destruction and depth. Gamers can look forward to eight gameplay modes, including crash, road rage and pursuit.