Rainier's Articles


'Panzer Dragoon Orta' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 16, 2002 @ 4:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Years ago, a legacy was born that ruled the skies. As time passed and memory grew dim, distant times progressed from History into Legend. Now, the era of human prosperity has come to a grinding halt, with all but a few pockets of civilisation destroyed by years of devastating battles. The population clings precariously to the brink of extinction, scattered across the desolate land, living in the darkest age in history.

'Highland Warriors' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 16, 2002 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The topic of the game is the Scottish battle of freedom against the English agressor which took place at William Wallece's time. The mass of atmosphere and the wuite detailed graphic as well as a extensive system of battle and economy stamp the game. New features like changing seasons during a mission, the buildings of castles onto mountains and the consequent use of 3D - Engine for tactical possibilities make the RTS - Genre get new impulses. Today we got a new batch of 30+ screens, njoy!

Tom Clancy's 'Ghost Recon' (NGC) - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2002 @ 12:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ghost Recon lets the player lead an elite team of U.S. Army Special Forces through the deadly realism of tomorrow's battlefields. Outnumbered and outgunned, this Green Beret team, nicknamed "the Ghosts," uses the latest technology and tactics to conquer the battlefield, swiftly, silently and invisibly. After the PC, Xbox and PS2 versions have been released, the Nintendo Gamecube is next. Check out the trailer with in-game footage!

'Post Mortem' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2002 @ 12:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Keep an eye open and don’t turn off the lights ... there might be something behind you! The game is set in Paris, between the two World Wars, a time that would change the world forever, a time of clashing ideas: new versus old, strong versus weak. Microids brings you another adventure game by the name of Post Mortem, and today we have 20 more screens for you to enjoy!

'New World Order' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2002 @ 10:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Project 3 has just released a new update patch for their recently released (only available in Europe for now) First Person Shooter, New World Order. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.3 and mostly fixes some multiplayer lag, better compression and some gameplay fixes. Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab the goods ...

'Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb' - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2002 @ 9:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb features The Collective's proprietary 3D engine that supports completely immersive, highly interactive environments. The game will offer 10 levels, all set in unique locales such as a 15th century castle that looms over Prague, an underwater palace in Istanbul, and a mountaintop fortress in China. A sophisticated camera tracking system makes sure that the player always has an optimal view of the third-person action. Today we scored a nifty little trailer showing off some good in game footage, looks quite nice to be honest.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2002 @ 9:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'GarageGames' Launches Three New Games

by Rainier on Dec. 13, 2002 @ 10:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After graduating from the corporate world of big budget games, Dynamix co-founder Jeff Tunnell and his partners are once again making games. Their company, an independent publisher named GarageGames, is putting the focus of computer gaming back on fun, skill, and innovation with the titles Chain Reaction, Marble Blast and Robot Battle.

'Splinter Cell' - Demo Next Week

by Rainier on Dec. 13, 2002 @ 8:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Just noticed on Shacknews that according to this post on the official Ubi Soft forums, we PC gamers will finally get the chance to play Splinter Cell next week. The PC demo will debut next Thursday, December 19. Thanks, Kurashu! Now THAT is something to be all excited about!!!

Logitech To Give Away 20,000 Cordless Products

by Rainier on Dec. 13, 2002 @ 8:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In celebration, Logitech would like to thank customers for making them the Leader in Cordless Peripherals. On December 20, 2002, between 12:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M., the company will be giving away 20,000 Logitech Cordless Navigator Duo SE mouse & keyboard combinations. How to Enter: Visit the LogiTech web site - between 12:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. Eastern Standard Time on Friday, December 20th. Follow the directions given on the site.How to Win: Return to the above web address as many times as desired. Winners will be selected randomly. No purchase necessary.