Rainier's Articles

'Jill Arrington' And 'Tony Bruno' Debut In 'Madden NFL 2005'

by Rainier on June 30, 2004 @ 9:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has announced that ESPN’s ‘College Football Thursday’ reporter Jill Arrington will be joining John Madden and Al Michaels on the Madden NFL sidelines. On top of that Fox Sports Radio host Tony Bruno will take care of the game’s weekly sports talk radio show, he takes calls from fans, real NFL coaches and real NFL players. Madden NFL 2005 will be in stores August 12 for the PS2, Xbox, GameCube and GBA.

'Ultima X: Odyssey' Gets Canned

by Rainier on June 30, 2004 @ 7:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GameSpy is reporting that EA has cancelled their Ultima universe based MMOG, Ultima X: Odyssey. Reason for the axing is so that EA can concentrate on current projects and a new, yet unannounced, expansion pack. No layoffs have been made, the staff will get merged into existing Ultima Online projects. Read more about it over at Gamespy...

'Halo 2' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2004 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Halo 2, a sci-fi action/first-person shooter game, is a full sequel to the best-selling original and will continue the story of the Master Chief, a genetically enhanced supersoldier who is the only man who has successfully defied the Covenant, a coalition of alien races on a murderous march toward Earth. Read more for some new screens...

'Ghost Recon 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2004 @ 4:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Ubisoft's award-winning Red Storm studio, Ghost Recon 2 launches on next-generation consoles and PC this Holiday season. The game is set in the chaotic battlefields of tomorrow, and will offer gamers an insider's view of the way large scale conflicts will be fought in the near future. Read more for a few new screens...

'Make Something Unreal' - Phase 3 Finalists Announced

by Rainier on June 30, 2004 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic Games announces the finalists for the FPS and Gametype categories for Phase 3 of the NVIDIA $1,000,000 Make Something Unreal Contest. Read more for details ...

'Pro Fishing Challenge' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2004 @ 4:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Fishing Challenge replicates all the excitement and tension of fishing without having to leave the comfort of your living room. Participate in one of the many Tournament Modes and earn money to buy the latest tackle and equipment. You can also choose to relax and just enjoy the scenery on any one of the four photorealistic lakes. Once you think you’ve mastered the single player modes, you can take your angling skills to the ultimate test and challenge the best fisherman on “Xbox Live”

Mythic Announces 'Come Back to Camelot' Campaign

by Rainier on June 30, 2004 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment "Dark Age of Camelot," today proclaimed the start of the "Come Back to Camelot" campaign, which invites former "Dark Age of Camelot" subscribers to come back and play the game free for two weeks. Mythic will give former players the opportunity to experience the many enhancements made since "Dark Age of Camelot's" original release two and a half years ago including the recent re-invention of the unique Realm versus Realm (RvR) combat system featured in "New Frontiers."

'Dungeon Lords' - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2004 @ 4:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Dungeon Lords" blends the depth of an epic Fantasy RPG with the flexibility of an FPS-style control system. Gamers journey through a land of ancient castles and dungeon lairs to engage in real-time tactical combat with a variety of deadly foes. It's not just about the battles though, as magic spells and hundreds of powerful weapons and artifacts play a huge role in the game.

'Juiced' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2004 @ 4:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining the best elements of simulation and arcade-style play, Juiced will feature more than 50 licensed vehicles; real-time modding with hundreds of authentic aftermarket parts; realistic car physics and damage; and online head-to-head play, including for the first time ever, "crew based" team racing. Read more for some new screens...

'Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 30, 2004 @ 1:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Novalogic has released another update for their recently released online multiplayer shooter Joint Operations. This update brings your retail game to v1.1.1.5 and addresses players being punted out of Co-Op, several system crashes, and stops emplaced weapons from detaching from vehicles. Read more for a detailed fix list or download links..