Rainier's Articles


'Call of Juarez' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2005 @ 2:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Call of Juarez is situated in 19th-century Wild West America and requires a combination of both intelligent stealth and pure shooting. Fast-paced revolver duels using historically accurate firearms, horseback riding, and memorable locations combine with top-notch graphics and an enthralling soundtrack to immerse both casual and hardcore players.

'The Sims 2 Open for Business' Revealed

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2005 @ 1:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Back in September we already revealed that EA was working on a third addon for The Sims 2, and today some more information trickled in. Titled The Sims 2 Open for Business, the new addon will revolve around setting up businesses and making money.

'Nuclear Nightmare: Rise of the Fallen' Revealed

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2005 @ 2:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nuclear Nightmare is a dark post-nuclear single-player horror game with RPG elements independently developed by Element115 Entertainment. The development of Nuclear Nightmare officially started in June of 2005 and it's being developed using the Torque Shader Engine from GarageGames (thanks RPGDot).

Various Game Trailers #652

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2005 @ 8:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers was released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures - Trailer #3
  • TOCA Race Driver 3 (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Trailer #4


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Call of Duty 2' Community Calling For Boycott

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2005 @ 5:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Members of the official Infinity War forums are up in arms over the lack of support and communication from Activision and Infinity Ward, and are planning a 24 hour server boycott to take down their multiplayer servers. The people have been disgruntled for a little while because of the lack of information regarding Call of Duty 2 in terms of future support, especially anti-cheat/punkbuster integration, etc. but what made the pot boil over was a recent interview with IW's CEO claiming there is a lack of interest from the community, and no mods available. In the meantime tons of clans and its members have announced their support of the boycott.

'Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War' (PS2) - 23 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2005 @ 3:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War will challenge players to develop their high-flying reputations while facing off against rival pilots in white-knuckled dog fights. Read more for details and screens ...

'Paraworld' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2005 @ 2:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Paraworld combes for the first time ever a setting never seen before with personalized unit management, it brings new life to the real-time strategy genre. Modern elements blend with primeval conditions in a long forgotten, incredibly beautiful prehistoric world. Creatures long extinct come once more to life, a constant danger to anyone living in the area.

'Test Drive Unlimited' (X360) - 3 Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2005 @ 2:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Test Drive Unlimited challenges players online to experience the most exotic and fastest vehicles on more than 1000 miles of diverse Hawaiian roads. Gamers win races, challenges, missions and tournaments to earn credits and purchase new cars, bikes, rare performance parts, clothes, apparel, homes and garages.

'Massive Assault Network 2' Beta Test SignUps

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2005 @ 1:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wargaming.net is now accepting applications for the upcoming Massive Assault Network 2 beta test. In beta-version players will be able to play on 4 beautiful planets (out of 24 in release version). Beta testers can now sign up (all countries are eligible) until November 30th, the beginning of the beta test.

Stainless Steel Studios Shuts Down

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2005 @ 12:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In a surprising turn of events, a community message in the Heaven Games forums reveals that Stainless Steel Studios, previously known for Empire Earth, Empires and currently working on Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War, has been shut down. Details as to what and why are not revealed, probably due to legal ramifications, but several now-former SSSI employees claimed the game is merely weeks from going gold, although its current status has not been determend. R&F: CaW is owned by Midway so the decision to have another team finish it up, or cancel it altogether, is up to them.