Rainier's Articles


SCEE Wins UK Lawsuit Over Imported PSPs

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has won its recent battle against importing and selling of its forthcoming PSP handheld from Japan. In a recent case against online retailer Nuplayer Ltd, Mr Justice Lawrence Collins ruled that Nuplayer had no arguable defence and Summary Judgement was given.

'Dungeon Siege II' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios and Gas Powered Games today announced that their RPG Dungeon Siege II has gone gold. Gamers will once again journey to the beautiful fantasy land of Aranna on August 16, 2005, when Dungeon Siege II charges onto store shelves with a suggested retail price of $49.99.

'Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed last month, Atari today officially announced that Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure is also heading to the Xbox & PC, and will see a simulatnious worldwide release in fall. Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure combines combat, action, adventure and stealth, using a thrilling graffiti-driven framework to tell its story of self-expression and the fight for creative freedom.

'Serious Sam 2' (Xbox/PC) Developer Diary #1 - Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 8:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sam Stone is back to rescue the universe one bullet at a time against overwhelming hordes of time traveling enemies in Serious Sam 2. Built from the ground up with a completely new engine, Serious Sam 2 will be a shot of adrenaline to the hearts of first-person shooter fans across the world. In this first dev. diary Croteam's CEO Roman Ribaric talks about creating a game and editor at the same time.

'Day of Reckoning 2' (NGC) - 23 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 8:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last year, you rose from the “minor leagues” of the WWE to become not only one of its top Superstars, but the World Heavyweight Champion. Maybe it was too much success too quickly. Maybe you were just not ready to carry the target on your back that comes with being a champion. Or maybe you were simply betrayed. Whatever the reason, you lost the title and now must find your way back to the elusive path of vindication. This time around, the path will be even more difficult as the line between friend and foe is not always clear. This time around, trust no one…

'Nanostray' (NDS) Blasts Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 8:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco announced today that it has shipped its first title for the Nintendo DS, Nanostray, an addictive 3D shooter developed by Shin-en.

'25 To Life' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 8:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

through the 25 to Life product page Eidos revealed today that Avalanche Software' urban street crime action game has been postponed, and is being pushed back from its original summer 2005 release date to fall 2005. We will be contacting Eidos to find out more details as to why it has been delayed ...

'Jagged Alliance 3D' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MiST Land South's Jagged Alliance 3D takes place in West Africa where you are contacted to intervene in a nuclear arms race which could destabilize the region. You are sent in to overthrow the government and restore stability in the area, but of course the current rulers are not going to let that happen without a fight.

'Black & White 2' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 1:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black & White 2 includes other new elements, such as improved graphics and Miracle effects such as rivers of fire and earthquakes that yield mass destruction. The game also includes weather systems that impact gameplay; players will see the impact of a drought that scorches the arid plains of Egypt or the effect of a heavy snowfall on the Norse Mountains.

'Hard Truck: Apocalyptic Wars' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 18, 2005 @ 7:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This third person action/RPG is set in the post-apocalyptic environment full of menacing mysteries and unfriendly inhabitants. Explore the new world using your heavy truck. The truck is your ultimate shelter, armor and a mean to earn your living. The upgrades of your heavy truck will pave the road to your victories in truck battles. Hard Truck: Apocalyptic Wars offers enjoyment from a dynamic and colorful 3D world and exciting action-on-wheels!