Rainier's Articles


'Counter-Strike: Condition Zero' 1.2 Released On Steam

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 6:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As was announced last week the official 1.2 update for CS:CZ has been released today, and all other Steam games have been updated. Steam will update itself automatically when you restart. If you want to know whats new/updated in the CS:C0 v1.2 then read more for detailed fix list.

'O~3 Entertainment' Signs Independent Developers

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 6:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

O~3 Entertainment announced today that they have signed the following independent game developers: The Behemoth, Espa├žo Inform├ítica, SyberSoft, Virtual Toys and XPEC Entertainment to publish games on multiple platforms.

'Dungeon Siege II' - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 4:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Dungeon Siege II" returns players to the beautiful fantasy land of Aranna, but it is a land scarred by civil war, where the lines between good and evil are blurred. Players must lead an elite battle party against Valdis, a vicious marauder determined to return the world to order, no matter the cost. "Dungeon Siege II" promises to set a new standard in role-playing games by combining an intriguing story-line with intense real-time party combat and cutting edge 3D graphics.

'Fate of Ages' Revealed (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 2:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

An epic RPG tale, 'Fate of Ages' follows the journey of a young hero and his companions as they seek to undo the mistakes of the past. Read more for details, screens and a small trailer...

'ShellShock: Nam '67' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 2:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ShellShock: Nam '67 depicts the true horrors of the Vietnam War for the first time in a video game. ShellShock: Nam '67 focuses on one man's experience of the most controversial war of modern times. You take on the role of a rookie soldier on his first tour of duty as he experiences the fear, chaos and atrocities of the Vietnam War. Check some new screens...

'Aura: Fate of the Ages' - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | 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 ...

'Goldeneye: Rogue Agent' PC Version Revealed?

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 12:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on VE3D that C&VG have put up the second part of their 'Goldeneye: Rogue Agent' interview in which EA's Chris Plummer hints at a possible PC version of 'Goldeneye: Rogue Agent'.
“It's definitely never coming to PC then?
Plummer: I wouldn't say it's definitely never going there, but we don't want to do a port. For the PC it needs to be a PC design, and we're working on that behind the scenes but it's not something that we've announced or are prepared to discuss.
So there is a PC version in development, then?
Plummer: Erm, no, nothing official.”
Read the full interview over at C&VG.

'Harry Potter & The Prisoner Of Azkaban' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 12:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time gamers will play as friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger as well as Harry Potter, switching between characters and utilizing their key attributes and skills to resolve challenges and overcome enemies. Read more for some new screens...

Ubisoft Signs 'The Political Machine' - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 11:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that they have signed a deal with Stardock Entertainment to publish The Political Machine, a strategy game where players take on the role of campaign manager for a presidential candidate. Players must raise money, take out advertisements, win endorsements and appear on popular TV news shows to answer tough questions about today's most pressing issues. The Political Machine is scheduled to launch late summer 2004 for the PC.

European 'Everquest II' Beta Test Starts In July

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft and Sony Online Entertainment Inc. today announced that the European beta sign-up for EverQuest II will begin in Europe on the 7th June, with the beta testing program itself starting in July. EverQuest II will be fully localized in English, French and German making it the first MMO game to feature localized voiceover when it ships.