Rainier's Articles

'Sven Co-op' - Incompatibility Fix & Res.Evil Mission

by Rainier on Dec. 29, 2003 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sven Co-op 3.0 is now available for download. Sporting over two hundred and fifty features and changes ranging from new physics and AI systems to the Improved Cockroach, 3.0 is the largest, most significant update in Sven Co-op's history. One genuine problem is a compatibility issue with Natural Selection v2.0 due to Sven Co-op and Natural Selection's ability to play MP3s (SC3.0 includes the latest fmod.dll, and it's not backwards-compatible). Read more on how to fix this, as well as links to download the newest Resident Evil based mission for SC3.0.

'Transformers Armada: Prelude To Energon' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 29, 2003 @ 9:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Exclusively for the PlayStation 2, 'Transformers Armada: Prelude To Energon' is a revolutionary 3rd person 3-D action/adventure game. Players enter the world of Transformers as they become one of three AUTOBOT robots and control their character's every move and decision. The massive robots can explore numerous rich 3-D environments on foot or convert to vehicle mode for high-speed maneuvering. Players will battle DECEPTICON forces with an arsenal of weapons including cluster rockets, homing missiles and vortex cannons.

'Tron 2.0' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 28, 2003 @ 1:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After the official (WinXP Only) patches there is now the non-official 3rd party patch for Monolith's 3D cyberspace action game TRON 2.0 that will work on any and all Windows operating systems. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.042 and adresses a rendering bug, some memory leaks, and makes some cosmetic changes to the user interface (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links.

'Delta Force - Black Hawk Down: Team Sabre' - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on Dec. 28, 2003 @ 1:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As the US army’s elite special operations soldiers you are the most potent ‘smart weapon’ known to man. You are the ‘tip of the spear’ for covert operations around the world - you are the first line of attack. Nothing stands in your way. From the war torn streets of Somalia you have been re-deployed to take out targets in Colombia and Iran. As the US military’s preemptive strike force you must work with your team to get the job done. Novalogic has released a few small trailers (thanks Tiscali) and some new screens, read more to check them out ...

'IFH: Danger and Opportunity' - Free Game Download Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 27, 2003 @ 3:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Space Dream Factory has released the full/free download of their space combat simulator based on the Babylon 5 tv-series I've Found Her. IFH: Danger and Opportunity is the first complete and playable game produced by SDF and is the prequel campaign to the main IFH campaign due somewhere in the near future (thanks EvilAvatar). Read more for story details and download links ...

'Battlefield: Pirates' - New Map Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 27, 2003 @ 12:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Battlefield: Pirates team has just released a little Christmas present for everyone. It’s a new official map showcasing the new “Montgolfier” hot air balloons from the upcoming Beta 3 release. They also now have an official server running this map along with all the others. Read more for details & download links ...

'Battlefield: Vietnam' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 27, 2003 @ 12:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefield Vietnam will drop players into some of the Vietnam War's fiercest battles. Fighting in theatres from jungles surrounding the Ho Chi Minh Trail to the city streets of Hue, players will choose from two well-equipped forces, the United States or the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) and Vietcong. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Sid Meier’s Pirates' - Details Revealed

by Rainier on Dec. 26, 2003 @ 9:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sid Meier’s Pirates! is among the most popular and loved titles in gaming history. Originally released in 1987, Pirates! received unprecedented critical acclaim for crossing multiple game genres to offer unique, unrivaled gameplay options. Pirates! set the industry standard for innovative game design with its unique blend of open-ended role-playing, real-time adventures and thrilling action sequences. Read more for details ...

'Massive Assault' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 26, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News has released the first update patch for their recent 3D strategy game Massive Assault. This update brings your retail gamer (only for ) to v1.0.190 and mainly addresses the game's Artificial Intelligence performance, 3 AI's difficulty levels have been implemented for all playing modes as well as game tweaks, bug fixes and graphics improvements. Read more for download links ...

'Etherlords 2' - Update Patch & Map Editor Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 26, 2003 @ 9:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First has released a new patch for Nival Interactive's RPG title, Etherlords II. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.03 and makes changes to the balance of spells and creature abilities, improves interface and combat mechanics as well as providing free camera to the adventure mode. etc.. The Etherlords II Map Editor is designed for creating and editing single-player missions. Maps created using the Editor can be freely distributed and uploaded to the Internet. All maps are fully compatible with various language versions of the game. Read more for details and download links ...