Rainier's Articles

X²: The Threat - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With over two years of development time going into the project, the team at EGOSOFT have crafted a dynamic, active universe, in which to immerse the player. Tagged as the "21st Century Elite" by PC ZONE, the game has already received vast amounts of coverage; with press overwhelmed by the quality of graphics and depth of game play. If you haven't yet you might want to check the rolling demo, or read more for a batch of new screens ...

'Warrior Kings: Battles' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 11:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Empire Interactive are pleased to announce that they have released the demo for their upcoming RTS game, Warrior Kings: Battles for the North American market. The demo features a complete tutorial with 4 missions and it lets you try out the skirmish mode. Read more for details and download links ...

'NHL 2004' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 10:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This year’s NHL 2004 includes a new fight system, new hitting animations, and complete right analog stick control with improved deking and hitting that makes it the most physical hockey game ever. With a significantly enhanced EA SPORTS Dynasty Mode, the addition of three new international elite leagues, and all new commentary from Craig Simpson, NHL 2004 puts players in the rink for authentic hockey competition.Take the ice with NHL 2004. Read more for 50+ new screens ...

'World Cyber Games' Announces USA Winners

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After two days of thrilling competition, the United Cyber Games Association (UCGA) has announced the winners of the Samsung World Cyber Games 2003 USA Tournament. The 17 gamers competed in regional qualifying and semi-final rounds across the country, and won in their respective categories at the Samsung World Cyber Games USA Finals, August 19th and 20th in Irvine, California.

'Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Step into the boots of a U.S. Marine and drive the Imperial Japanese Army from the Pacific in Medal of Honor Pacific Assault from Electronic Arts. Developed by EA Los Angeles, creators of the award-winning Medal of Honor series, Medal of Honor Pacific Assault immerses players in an authentic WWII experience, and will be available for the PC in the winter of 2004 under the EA GAMES brand. Read more for 20+ new screens ...

'Gothic II: Night Of The Raven' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gothic II just started appearing on shelves in the UK, not available in North America yet, but Piranha games does not rest and is hard at work on the Gothic II addon, supposebly named Night Of The Raven or maybe RavenNight. On top of that they are also working on a full fledge sequel Gothic III. German gamers can expect the Gothic II addon in stores early August, the rest of the world will most likely have to wait a while longer. In the meantime, check these new screens ...

UbiSoft Europe Signs 'Champions of Norrath: RoE' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that it will be the publisher for Champions of Norrath: Realms of EverQuest in PAL territories. Champions of Norrath is developed for the PlayStation2 by Snowblind Studios (the creators of Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance) and published in the U.S. by Sony Online Entertainment. The game is expected to launch in Europe in February 2004. Read more for some new screens ...

'MoH: Alied Assault Breakthrough' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As U.S. Army Sergeant John Baker, players join the battle at Kasserine Pass in North Africa, race to capture Messina in Sicily, and finally repel the German army at the historic battle of Monte Battaglia in the heart of Italy. Armed with a new arsenal of weapons, players will fight alone and with squad mates as they rush to stop the Axis powers. Some more screens ...

'Ultima X: Odyssey' Unveiled - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 2:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Origin Systems today announced the development of Ultima X: Odyssey (UXO), a next generation massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) from the award-winning Origin studio team. Powered by the latest version of the Unreal Engine and based on the renowned Ultima single-player role-playing series, UXO will enable players to create personalized legacies in a massive new online world and will be one of the first of its kind to offer private areas on demand within the game. We attended the UXO event earlier today and snagged some goodies on our way out the door!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 2:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News