Rainier's Articles

'Half Life 2: Aftermath' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 2:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Half Life 2: Aftermath will pick up where the original left off and, as has been rumored for a while, will feature an all-new story line with the focus on Alyx, although not necessarily alongside Gordon Freeman. While no release date has been set, strong indications are that it may only be available through Valve's online delivery system, Steam.

'Dead or Alive 4' (X360) Release Date Gets Pushed Back ... Again

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 12:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

If the "three strikes and you're out" rule would apply to games, DoA4 would be dead before arrival. Initially scheduled as an X360 launch title on November 22nd, it was slightly delayed for a week until December 1st, then another week, and now it seems online retailers have postponed Tecmo's brawler for another seven days until December 14. DOA4 features online capabilities via Xbox Live, new interactive stages, an all-star lineup of old and new favorite characters, and the most complex countering system yet.

'Dark Horizons: Lore Invasion' - v2.0.2 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 11:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MaxGaming has released an updated demo for its mecha MMO game Dark Horizons: Lore Invasion, where the player’s stats will affect the outcome of the war and ultimately write the history of the Dark Horizons universe. This demo features a Team Deathmatch map, an Assault level titled Sector 2, and a Capture the Core map called Crash Site in a choice of four mechs on either side (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Rush for Berlin' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 11:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rush for Berlin is a tactical real time strategy game, set on the European battlefields of World War II, during 1944-45. The player's goal; to capture the German capital, as either the British/US/French alliance or the Red army of the Soviet Union.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' (ALL) Developer Chat

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 11:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft is giving fans a chance to chat with some of the developers working on the PC and Xbox 360 editions of its upcoming action game Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter. Both chats will be held on different days, people interested in the PC version should get ready December 1st, while X360 fans get their chance a few days later on December 7. Read more for info on the who, what and where ...

'Supreme Commander' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 11:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Gas Powered Games for its RTS game Supreme Commander. Chris Taylor is known for his work with Total Annihilation under Cave Dog, and Supreme Commander will mark his return to a genre that he helped popularize.

'College Hoops 2K6' (PS2) Dribbles Into Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

2K Sports announced today that College Hoops 2K6 for the PS2 is now available in stores across North America. College Hoops 2K6, Xbox edition shipped last week, delivers the most exciting new features, fast-paced hardwood action and all the tradition and competitive spirit of NCAA college basketball.

'Rumble Roses XX' (X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 10:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The follow-up to last year's smash hit female wrestling video game, Rumble Roses XX for the Xbox 360 will feature a full lineup of incredible looking wrestlers along with all-new moves, gameplay modes, tag team action and online play. Some new, but tiny, images and trailer.

'Pursuit Force' (PSP) Gets North American Release Date

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 9:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Already available in Europe, SCEA announced today Spring 2006 release for its PSP exclusive action game Pursuit Force, bringing Hollywood-style movie action to life by delivering high-speed vehicle chases and thrilling shootouts, all in the quest for justice.

'Gothic III' Coming To North America

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 9:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Aspyr Media today announced it has acquired the rights from JoWood to publish and distribute Gothic III in North America. As the third part of this globally successful role-playing saga, Gothic III offers players a nonlinear, open-ended role-playing game with an enthralling story that presents an extremely detailed simulation of nature and human behavior.