Rainier's Articles

'Showdown: Legends Of Wrestling' Expands (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 10:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Wrestling fans around the world will soon "feel the BANG!" of the "diamond cutter," as Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has exclusively signed Diamond Dallas Page (DDP) to appear in SHOWDOWN: Legends of Wrestling. Featuring more than 70 wrestlers, SHOWDOWN: Legends of Wrestling is currently under development with Acclaim Studios Austin and is scheduled for release in April 2004 across the next-generation gaming platforms.

'Championship Manager 03-04' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 9:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sports Interactive has released a new patch for their management title Championship Manager 03-04. This upgrade brings your retail game to v4.1.4 and incorporates all the fixes from previous patches as well as a slew of new enhancements, tweaks, AI fixes match fixes and plenty more. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Armed and Dangerous' (Xbox) - Downloadable Content

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 9:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The very first Armed and Dangerous bonus mission has been officially released and is now available for download on Xbox Live. In the all-new mission titled "Summer Home", the King's troops are looking for payback and are determined to destroy Lily's lovely Summer Home sitting high upon a hill. It is your mission to prevent the ogres from destroying her idyllic house. If they succeed, Lily would have nowhere to summer and would wind up living on the streets. Keep her relaxing abode safe from harm! Log into Xbox Live and download today or read more for some screens showing the new mission...

'Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 9:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NovaLogic Ltd. today announced that the release of its new multiplayer PC title Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising has moved to the second quarter of 2004.

Xbox Live Visits the 'Sundance Film Festival'

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 9:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Get ready to race and rage with some of today's hottest stars when Xbox Live walks the red carpet at this year's Sundance Film Festival between January 16 and 23. After attending the Sundance premieres of films like "The Butterfly Effect" and "Saved," popular celebrities will be logging onto Xbox Live with special "Sundance" gamertags throughout the day to challenge gamers to rounds of Project Gotham Racing 2 and Amped 2.

'Hell Forces' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 9:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hell Forces is a classical FPS (First Person Shooter). Stephen Geist – the main hero of HF is trying to find out, what has happened to his missing friend. During this search he is mired in a satanic conspiracy, and is trying to stop dread forces of Baphometh, the servant of Satan. Infernal legions are uncountable, but Stephen is not. Only with Your help he can find out the truth and stop the invasion...

'Power of Law' Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 9:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Russian developer MiST land (previously known for Paradise Cracked, currently also working on Alfa Antiterror) is working on another 3D tactical/cyberpunk action game Power of Law. Not much info available (unless you speak Russki) but read more to check the first screens & ingame trailer.

'Champions of Norrath' (PS2) Gets Voice Chat

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. today announced that Champions of Norrath will support USB headset (sold separately) voice chat functionality during online play. Champions of Norrath, available exclusively on the PlayStation2, is expected to ship to U.S. and Canadian retail stores in February. Read more for details ...

'Midnight Nowhere' Coming In February - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 8:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Midnight Nowhere" from Buka Entertainment, Tri Synergy and developed by Saturn Plus is a graphic adventure that places you in the middle of a twisted mystery where the police are nowhere close to being able to explain the slaughtered bodies that litter the streets. The epidemic of brutality has grown so large that the leaders of the city have requested the army’s help. The only thing they’ve proven good at is cordoning off the town and praying that one of theirs isn’t next. "Midnight Nowhere" will be available in late February.

'Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 3:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps is Real-Time Tactical game in full 3D with highly realistic graphics, real time shadows, localised damage effects, explosions, weather effects and much more. Missions range from recon operations in the desert and escort missions to large-scale sieges of desert fortresses. All missions start with a briefing, a recap of the historical background and a management phase. Read more to check out some new screens ...