Rainier's Articles


'Half-Life 2' (Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 2:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve announced today that Half-Life 2 for Xbox has gone gold. Powered by Source technology, Half-Life 2 for Xbox features the most sophisticated in-game characters ever witnessed, advanced AI, stunning graphics and physical gameplay.

'Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble' (NGC) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble, aka Viewtiful Joe VFX Battle, production on the newest Captain Blue movie is just about to begin. Unfortunately he can't seem to decide on the lead character. Now it's up to gamers to be the star of the show and 'audition' to see who will take the leading role in this big action extravaganza.

'Resident Evil 4' (PS2) Splatters Heads In Retail

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 1:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today announced the release of Resident Evil 4 for the PS2, with brand new features, enhancements and exciting surprises. In Resident Evil 4 players are reacquainted with Leon S. Kennedy, Raccoon City Police Department’s idealistic rookie cop from Resident Evil 2.

'Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex' (PSP) Sneaks Into Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 12:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bandai Games today announced that Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex for PSP system has shipped to retail stores. Face off against technological terrorists as a member of Section 9, an elite group of intelligence operatives commissioned to fend off sinister cyber-criminals.

'Chrome Specforce' Coming To North America

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Topware Interactive has acquired the exclusive rights to publish Chrome SpecForce in the North American market. Chrome Specforce is an sci-fi FPS, packed with unlimited action and a diverse range of vehicles and weapons, appealing for both lone and online gaming. Get ready for the special force operatives of the future.

'Earth 2160' Goes Gold In North America - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 12:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway announced today that Reality Pump's RTS Earth 2160 has gone gold. In addition to standard RTS features such as resource acquisition, base building and destruction of enemy bases, Earth 2160’s modular construction allows players to customize buildings and units, but also detailed customization of vehicles.

'Ridge Racer 6' (X360) - 46 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 11:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ridge Racer 6 on Xbox 360 comes packed with more than 130 cars and 30 circuits, the most courses in any of the series so far! For the first time ever, it will also feature online compatibility with Xbox Live offering endless hours of drifting excitement.

'Gunstar Super Heroes' (GBA) Saves The Day At Retail

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced the release of Gunstar Super Heroes, the sequel to the classic 2D action-shooter, Gunstar Heroes. This new adventure, developed exclusively for the Game Boy Advance, offers the relentless action, precision gunplay, and brilliant visuals that have become the trademark of Treasure, the game's legendary development team.

'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - 7 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 10:40 a.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.

'Spartan: Total Warrior' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Wages War In Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2005 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced the release of Spartan: Total Warrior for the PS2, Xbox, and Gamecube. Spartan: Total Warrior, a game steeped in richly-detailed cinematic action, represents the first console title from SEGA studio The Creative Assembly.