Rainier's Articles


'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 11:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft has released a new patch for their recently released stealth/action game Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow. This update brings your retail game to v1.1 (available for North American & European versions) and mainly addresses various multiplayer issues (thanks Blues). Read more for details and download links ...

'Pro Rugby Mananger 2004' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 10:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Jesters has released not one, but two patches for Cyanide Studios' Pro Rugby Manager 2004. This upgrade will brings your retail game to v1.02 (you have to install v1.01 first though) and adresses various game crashes as well as some multiplayer issues. Read more for details and download links ...

'Alias' (PC/Xbox/PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 9:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Alias" is a third-person action adventure video game that allows players to step into the role of the series’ lead character, Sydney Bristow, an agent for the CIA. Bristow must use her cunning, extensive knowledge of martial arts and array of high-tech gadgetry to accomplish dangerous missions. Read more for some new screens & 4 small trailers showing off Alias's weapons and hand-to-hand combat...

'Aura: Fate of the Ages' - Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 9:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Aura is a challenging first person puzzle exploration game that uses an easy to navigate mouse driven, point and click interface. The game features vast panoramic landscapes and some of the best pre-rendered graphics adventure has ever seen (and we mean it!!). Players will need to solve a variety of ingenious fully-animated puzzles using logic, reasoning and common sense. Read more for new screens ...

'Uru: Ages Beyond Myst' - Free Add-on ' The Path of the Shell'

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 9:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The name of the second expansion pack has been chosen! Currently scheduled for a June 23rd release, the third chapter in the Uru story will continue where "To D'ni" left off, and will be available via retail and online outlets. A complete set of all three Uru titles: "Myst Uru: Complete Chronicles" will also be released, and will consist of: Uru: Ages Beyond Myst, To D'ni, and The Path of the Shell. This will be a very valuable addition to all Myst fans' collections!

'America's Army: Special Forces' Tournament At E3

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 9:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The U.S. Army announced today that it has teamed with Ultimate Arena to hold the AMD America's Army: Special Forces Tournament at E3. The tournament will be run by Ultimate Arena and supported by Even Balance's PunkBuster. The final match between a team of four civilians and four active duty U.S. Army Soldiers will take place at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) trade show in Los Angeles which runs May 12-14, 2004.

'The Alamo' - Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"The Alamo" features a historical campaign where you take leadership of the Texan Army as they battle invading Mexican forces in a war for independence. The campaign leads you through the events leading up to the infamous battle of the Alamo. From there you can follow history, or change it! Read more for some new screens ...

'Close Combat: First to Fight & 'Red Phoenix' (Xbox/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 8:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gathering and Destineer Publishing Corp., today announced the next two titles in the Close Combat series; Close Combat: First to Fight and Close Combat: Red Phoenix, Xbox, PC, and Macintosh systems. Read more for details and the first screenshot...

'Battle For Troy' - Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 3:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Paris, King of Troy, has stolen the heart and soul of Helen, Queen of Sparta. Feel the wrath and fury of a king betrayed as Menelaus rages to return his queen. Now two great legions stand poised on the brink of war. May the Gods be with you as you choose sides in an alliance that will soon drown the city of Troy in a sea of blood, all for the love of a woman. Read more for a few low res screens ...

Larian Studios Reveals New Project 'CaRPG' - Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 3:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Have you ever wondered what an RPG would look like when bringing it to the street? Well, here's your chance. In “CaRPG” you are a Cyrborg: half man, half car. During your dangerous journey through Mutant infested cities, you'll have to face uncountable adventures entangling your Cyrborg in the city’s intrigues, adrenalin-pumping car chases, challenging fights and all the cool features of an RPG. While being hunted by the various villains of a post-nuclear future, your goal is simple: to survive! About 12 different Alien races with simulated culture and complete daytime rhythm will make that very hard...