Rainier's Articles

'Van Helsing' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 1:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Van Helsing, the third-person action game, transports players back to the macabre world of 19th century Transylvania - home to the legendary Dracula, Wolf Man and the Frankenstein Monster. As the renowned monster hunter Van Helsing, players must hunt down and destroy the evil that inhabits these ancient lands before darkness engulfs the world. Read more for some new screens & the TV Commercial...

'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 12:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Leisure Suit Larry videogame franchise began in 1987 with The Land of the Lounge Lizards, the first of seven games in the series. Since then, the Leisure Suit Larry games have sold more than 35 millions of units worldwide and its games are considered collector items. Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude is scheduled for release on next-generation consoles and the PC in late 2004.

'The Bard's Tale' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 12:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bard's Tale combines the development team's collective knowledge of compelling RPG gameplay with brilliant graphics and major motion picture quality story and dialogue. The Bard's Tale eschews genre cliches in favor of intelligent humor for an original and truly entertaining experience.

'The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 12:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set before the events of both Universal Pictures' upcoming summer release The Chronicles of Riddick, starring Vin Diesel, and the 2000 cult classic Pitch Black, which first introduced Diesel as enigmatic anti-hero Riddick, the game tells the story of Riddick's dramatic escape from the previously inescapable triple max security slam Butcher Bay, home to the most violent prisoners in the galaxy.

'Tribes: Vengeance' - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Tribes: Vengeance's single-player campaign, gamers become immersed in a roiling galactic thriller. Throughout the game, the player catches glimpses of other, interrelated stories that are unfolding behind-the-scenes. In addition, gamers are given the opportunity to experience the full scope of the single-player story through multiple viewpoints and characters. Check out these new screens ...

'Red Dead Revolver' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 12:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games is pleased to announce that Red Dead Revolver for the PlayStation2 and Xbox is in retail stores in North America. The game will be in stores in Europe on May 28, 2004 for both the PlayStation 2 and the Xbox.

'Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEA announced today the release of Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain designed exclusively for the PS2. Developed by SCEA's Bend group, Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain incorporates many of the franchise's signature gameplay elements with the addition of four-player cooperative peer-to-peer online play, an innovative character customization feature, and larger, richly-detailed international environments.

'Samurai Warriors' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced today that the Samurai Warriors is now shipping to retail stores. Inspired by the acclaimed series Dynasty Warriors, the videogame was published by Koei Corporation and developed by Omega Force for the PlayStation2

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 10:59 a.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 :

  • Kult: Heretic Kingdoms - Trailer
  • LotR: Battle For Middle-Earth - Trailer
  • Leisure Suit Larry - Trailer

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

'Champions: Return To Arms' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While we already had this revealed (including the first screens) a few days ago, Sony Online Entertainment Inc. today announced Champions: Return to Arms, the sequel to the critically acclaimed Action/RPG, Champions of Norrath. Champions: Return to Arms, developed by Snowblind Studios and published by Sony Online Entertainment, will be available exclusively for the PS2 in the Q1 2005.