Rainier's Articles

'Postal 2: Apocalypse Weekend' Gets Release Date ... Again

by Rainier on May 14, 2005 @ 3:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Running With Scissors finally cuts loose the next chapter in his bitter, disaffected saga: Apocalypse Weekend, which details the Dude's thermonuclear activities during the 48 hours following his original week-long rampage. A single-player expansion pack, Apocalypse Weekend offers over 20 new areas of Paradise to decimate, 10 original missions to execute with extreme prejudice and an array of "cutting edge" weaponry that would make Kill Bill’s Bride salivate. Apocalypse Weekend is shipping in June, and is now available for pre-order!

'MoH European Assault' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Crack the Code Contest

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 7:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA today announced their Medal of Honor European Assault "Crack the Code" Contest. This test of skill will be exclusively available to purchasers of MoH EA. Be the first individual to finish the European Assault game in Hero (most difficult) mode, conquer the German machine, and then unlock a top-secret code from German intelligence, and get a chance to win $10,000. Read more for details ...

'The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay' - v1.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 7:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set before the events of both Universal Pictures' The Chronicles of Riddick and the 2000 breakout hit Pitch Black, 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 universe. Vivendi has released the first patch for Starbreeze's action game, bringing your retail copy to v1.1, although no specific details as to what it fixes are available (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Echo: Secrets of the Lost Cavern' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 7:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience your adventure through the eyes of Arok and meet many fascinating characters. Contend with the wild world where fishing, hunting, gathering, and mysterious shamanist ceremonies are all part of the struggle for survival as you unravel the secrets of the lost cavern. Also featured is an integrated encyclopedia filled with historically accurate data on the Paleolithic period. Pristine photo-realistic graphics and environments. Dreamcatcher UK has released a demo featuring a cinematic and an early part of the game. Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers #503

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 5:30 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 :

  • Quake 4 [X360] - MTV Teaser
  • Condemned: Criminal Origins - Trailerpack
  • Imperial Glory - E3 2005 Trailer
  • Cross Racing Championship - Trailer #5
  • Fantastic Four - Trailer #4
  • The Movies - Trailer #2
  • Star Wolves - Trailer #4

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

'Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition' (PSP) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 5:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forget everything you think you know about racing on the PSP, Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition PSP is a full scale, full speed experience unlike anything out there. The intense, chaotic sense of speed, the living, breathing cities, and the deepest and most stylish vehicle customization ever is taken to a new level and delivered into the palm of your hand.

'The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 4:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar will allow players to forge heroic legacies in the War for Middle-Earth. Gamers will experience an evolving persistent recreation of Tolkien's world-renowned fantasy realm where they can establish their unique reputations, and discover and wield legendary weapons in strategic battles, while adventuring solo or in Fellowships.

Nintendo Releases Minor 'Revolution' Specs

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 2:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo stated loud and clear that they are not to be overlooked in the next generation home console race with the revelation of several unique features of the company's next console system. Revolution will be small, about the thickness of three standard DVD cases and only slightly longer, will play either horizontally or vertically, be backward compatible, dual layer DVD, self-loading media drive, and be wireless Internet ready out of the box.

'187 Ride or Die' (PS2/Xbox) Soundtrack Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 2:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced the exclusive music soundtrack for its combat-racing game 187 Ride or Die, hitting the Xbox and PS2 end of summer 2005. The in-game music soundtrack features 15 unreleased hip-hop tracks composed specifically for 187 Ride or Die. In addition to producing and performing on the soundtrack, Guerilla Black also lends his voice and likeness for one of the main characters in the game, Dupree.

'Dungeon Lords' v1.2 Patch In The Works

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 1:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamctcher sends word that : "We are hard at work on Update 1.2 which will be made available for download in the coming weeks. Some of the items that are being worked on are the requested auto-map feature and the ability to customize your characters to a greater degree. A full game guide is also in the works which will have more information on quests, spells, locations and more."