Rainier's Articles

'FlatOut 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi and Empire Interactive today announced an exclusive agreement by which VU Games will market and distribute in North America, Empire's multi-platform destructive racing game FlatOut 2.

'SCAR: Squadra Corse Alfa Romeo' - Installation Fix Available NOW

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCAR: Squadra Corse Alfa Romeo, is a stunning racing simulation which combines both realistic car physics, and vibrant graphics together with classic Role Playing Game elements to become the first 'CARPG' ever developed. Black Bean has released a small patch intended to fix the "Protection Error" crash, repeatedly reported on WinXP/2K. Read more for download links ...

'Putt Nutz' (PS2) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Putt Nutz, the only miniature golf game for current generation consoles, is a fast paced, over-the-top title that brings all the fun of miniature golf into your living room. This original game takes full advantage of the graphical power of modern consoles with hand painted backgrounds and fully animated 3D environments.

Orchestra of Bochum Working on 'Gothic 3' Background Music

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 8:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gothic 3 developer Piranha Bytes accept all troubles by creating fascinating background music. Top-class stars and a impressively huge orchestra revive Kai Rosenkranz's composition. Gothic 3 is the third part of the RPG legend presenting an intense, living world and a non-linear, varied gaming experience.

'SiN Episodes: Emergence' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 3:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SiN Episodes features the highly anticipated return of Elexis Sinclaire, the world's most dangerous and seductive biochemist, and the only man who stands in her way, John R. Blade. The sworn enemies face off in Freeport City, a near-future mixture of San Francisco, Tokyo and New York, all set inside the unrestricted SiN universe.

'Metal Gear Acid' (PSP) European Launch Title

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of Europe has announced that its card-based Tactical espionage action game starring characters from the popular Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Acid, universe is to be a launch title for Sony's PSP, which goes on sale in September.

'The House of the Dead 4' (X360) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 2:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sega is working on the next installment in the House of the Dead series. Scheduled to first appear in arcade halls winter 2005, it is also scheduled to come out on the X360. House of the Dead 4 will follow along the same lines as the previous titles in the franchise, including light gun compatibility. Read more to check out some screens ...

'Condemned: Criminal Origins' (PS3/X360/PC) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 1:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Condemned: Criminal Origins allows players to experience an unnatural level of psychological tension as they use their instincts, forensic tools, and melee combat to track serial killers and bring them to justice. Gamers will play as Ethan Thomas, an FBI agent in the Serial Crimes Unit (SCU), whose pursuit of relentless serial killers leads him through detailed urban environments filled with deadly sociopaths who lurk on the periphery of humanity.

'True Crime New York City' (PS2/Xbox) Also Coming To PSP

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This GameStop product listing reveals that Activision also plans to bring its True Crime sequel to the PSP. True Crime: New York City will follow another policeman through the meticulously re-created streets of a real-life metropolitan area. However, instead of the wisecracking LAPD detective Nick Kang, gamers will now play as Marcus Reed, a former gang member turned NYPD officer. Though few details about TC:NYC have been revealed, it will presumably have a similar moral-ambiguity system where Marcus can be either a good or a (very) bad cop.

'LMA Manager 2006' (PS2/Xbox) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2005 @ 12:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Football managers rejoice! A thorough evolution in Codemasters' LMA Manager series, the genre-leading football management console game, is coming this October. Promising a defining moment for PS2 and Xbox football management games, LMA Manager 2006 is set to become the star player for the 2005/2006 footy season.