Rainier's Articles

'NBA 2K6' (PS2/Xbox) Mixes It Up With Exclusive Hip-Hop Soundtrack

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports today announced that NBA 2K6 will incorporate the deepest integration of music and sports video games to date by featuring a soundtrack of all original and exclusive music by hip-hop's hippest acts, many of whom will tour to promote NBA 2K6 and also appear in The Entertainer's Basketball Classic (EBC) at Rucker Park mode, which allows gamers to play as their favorite rappers in this seminal street-ball tournament.

'Virtua Tennis World Tour' (PSP) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 11:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Virtua Tennis World Tour will feature a playable array of internationally renowned tennis pros in addition to a make-your-own player mode, exclusive mini-games, and original courts. Wi-Fi gameplay is supported, encouraging up to four friends to play together.

'X05' Amsterdam Location Confirmed

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Microsoft lifted the shroud of mystery surrounding the location for X05 and confirmed that Amsterdam will be the city to host this years X0 event. Often referred to as one of the most colourful and vibrant cities in the world, Amsterdam's sophisticated culture and modern mentality make it the perfect home for this year's Xbox invite-only brand experience for the games and entertainment industry.

'Outfront II' - New Screen

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 10:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Outfront II immerses players right in the heat of WWII action. The game includes all the highlights of the original and provides even better physics and unit models, complex team AI and new tactical opportunities. New unit commands such as move to cover and charge position help team survival while new personal moves like climbing over fences and aimed-shots keep individual soldiers fighting.

EA's Next 'Def Jam' Game Coming to PS3/X360

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GameInformer has the first, albeit minor, details on the next installment in EA's Def Jam fighting franchise. While Def Jam Vendetta and its sequel Fight for NY were a mix between street brawler and wrestling, the new title will be more focussed on the fighting than pulling panties. Previous titles were mostly in confined indoor settings, Def Jam 3 will open it up a little and also take the action outdoors. No doubt there will be another lineup of celebrties and tons of hip-hop music. A projected release date for the next gen title has not yet been revealed.

'Vivisector: Beast Inside' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivisector: Beast Inside developed by Action Forms (creators of Chasm and Carnivores series) is a unique mixture of 3D Action/Horror. The game blends a thrilling interactive story with intense, high-adrenaline action and immerses players in a rich and fascinating storyline.

Koei's Tokyo Game Show 2005 Lineup

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI today revealed its lineup of games for next month's Tokyo Game Show in Japan. KOEI is preparing two games for the event: Ni-Oh, a samurai-themed action game for PS3, and Dynasty Warriors 5 Special, an enhanced edition of the Tactical Action game for Xbox 360.

'Prey' (X360/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prey is serious, dark story, based on authentic Cherokee mythology. Themes of sacrifice, love and responsibility are explored and the story dives into emotional territory not yet explored by similar games.

'MiST: 4th Battalion' Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 8:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MiST: 4th Battalion blends together two most popular genres – action and role-playing. Story of 4th Battalion transfers us to the far future, when mankind has colonized the entire Solar system. But war is always there if humans are involved. Crisis of power between Earth’s colonies which were in good relations just yesterday leaded to a full-scale space war, and the main battlefield of this war becomes planet Mars.

'Resident Evil 4' (PS2) - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It has been six years since the destruction of Raccoon City and in that time, the U.S. government has been able to destroy the evil Umbrella Corporation. Fast forward to 2004 and players rejoin Leon, who is now a U.S. agent with a top-secret mission. He has been tasked to look into the abduction of the President’s daughter and his investigation has led him to a mysterious location in Europe. These screens include images of Leon's new and PS2 exclusive weapon the P.R.L. 412.