Rainier's Articles

'Imperial Glory' - Screens

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 4:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imperial Glory promises to be the most extensive strategy game ever, offering an in-depth management model along with graphically stunning real-time land and naval battles in full 3D. Choose which of the five great 19th century Empires to lead: Great Britain, France, Russia, Prussia or Austro-Hungary, each with their own unique attributes. Imperial Glory is being developed by Pyro Studios and will be released on PC in early 2005.

'Possession' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 3:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Possession will give players the chance to do what they’ve always wanted to do in a survival horror game – control the zombies and wreak havoc instead of just cowering in the corner. There’ll be no more creeping about in the shadows, no more conserving ammo – Blitz are finally letting people take control of the carnage!

'Beyond Divinity' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 3:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Larian Studios has released the first patch for their Divinie Divinity RPG sequel Beyond Divinity. This update patch brings your English retail game to v1.4 and adds a totally new inventory system as well as the usual game tweaks and bug fixes. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Painkiller' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 3:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games has released the promised patch for People Can Fly 's FPS Painkiller. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.15 and features a new multiplayer map (DM_Cursed) as well as single & multiplayer bugfixes, tweaks and improvements. Read more for details & download links ...

'Soldner: Secret Wars' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore announced today that the ship date for Soldner: Secret Wars has moved to June 22 (originally May 4th). "The response to the beta demo for Soldner: Secret Wars was overwhelming and far exceeded our expectations. The great support and feedback from both the Soldner community and gamers that downloaded the demo has been instrumental in helping our development partners identify and address issues with the game’s server/portal infrastructure, gameplay and balancing that need to be resolved in order to ensure as smooth a launch as possible when the product ships to retail."

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 11:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' will bring back more of the single-player intrigue that made the original game a bestseller. With exciting new action scenes and a strong cinematic feel, the player will experience new and even more realistic surroundings. Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow, the smashing hit game this spring from the Xbox and PC, is coming to the PlayStation 2 this June! Read more for some new screens...

'UEFA EURO 2004' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get ready soccer fans! EA hasjust announced that UEFA EURO 2004 has shipped under the EA SPORTS brand for the PS2, Xbox, and PC. UEFA EURO 2004 was developed to coincide with the finals of the UEFA EURO 2004 tournament in Portugal and is the officially licensed game of the tournament, which begins in June.

Microsoft E3 2004 LineUp

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 10:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. will continue breaking ground in the computer gaming arena next week, as Games for Windows establishes its presence at E3. The new Games for Windows booth will showcase platform-defining titles for Windows and make Microsoft the first company to host two booths in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center. The booth will feature 20 games from the hottest publishers in the industry, including Electronic Arts, Atari and Sony Online Entertainment.

'Thief: Deadly Shadows' (Xbox/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos today announced that its highly-anticipated, action-stealth game Thief: Deadly Shadows, developed by Ion Storm, has gone gold for the Xbox and the PC. Thief: Deadly Shadows will be available at retail beginning May 26, 2004 in North America.

'TrackMania: Power Up' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Jesters has released a playable demo for their racing game 'TrackMania: Power Up'. This demo features three environments including new tracks with Power Up! features for both 'racing' and 'puzzle' modes. Players will also have the opportunity to build, race and share their own custom-made tracks using the games unique track editor. Read more for download links ...