Rainier's Articles


'Total Overdose' (PS2/Xbox) Comes With 'Tomb Raider: Legend First' Look DVD

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2005 @ 5:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announced today that every retail console version of Total Overdose will come packaged with an Exclusive First Look DVD offering a never before seen look into the ongoing development of Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend, including interviews with the development team leads discussing Lara's new look, new moves, and all-new storyline as well as actual gameplay footage of Lara in action exploring an ancient Mayan tomb in the jungles of Peru. Read more for details ...

New 'The Sims 2' Addon Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2005 @ 4:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While The Sims 2: Nightlife barely went gold, and is not yet available in stores, EA is already working on a third addon for its simulation franchise The Sims 2. While no specific name has been announced yet, the new addon will revolve around setting up businesses and making money. Construction company, restaurant, nightclub, or simply decide to work from home, it will all be possible. You will need to strategically place employees, or fire useless workers, in order to keep your customers happy. More details surely to follow shortly ...

'Train Empire' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2005 @ 3:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Train Empire is a 3D arcade railway builder. The main distinctive feature of the game is unlimited variations of landscapes and easy control and addictive gameplay. Each new game level has a brand new landscape randomly generated. Gamer has to connect several cities by the railway lines and manage the trains traffic.

'NBA 2K6' (PS2/Xbox/X360) - 5 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2005 @ 3:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In NBA 2K6 ballers achieve NBA superstar status with the new 24/7 mode, where created players now participate in training camps, competitions and even land endorsement deals. Players elevate their game by utilizing the innovative V.I.P. System to challenge profiles of friends and other NBA 2K6 gamers across the country that match their gameplay tendencies down to the most minute detail.

'Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories' (PSP) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2005 @ 2:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories is an entirely new game in the Grand Theft Auto series and brings an unprecedented mobile dimension to this epic experience. The original storyline and all new missions take place in Liberty City, featuring the interactive, open environment, superb voice talent and diverse music that have become pioneering trademarks of the series.

'Phantasy Star Universe' (PS2/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 6:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantasy Star Universe is being developed for both the PS2 and the PC, offering two complete RPG experiences - a single-player action adventure spanning multiple planets, and a robust online multi-player component.

'Shadow Warrior: Wanton Destruction' - Full FreeWare Addon Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 6:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shadow Warrior is a first person shooter from 3D Realms, released back in 1997. Wanton Destruction is an add-on developed by Sunstorm, and features 12 new missions and 4 multiplayer maps. To work Wanton Destruction requires the original Shadow Warrior patched to v1.2 (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

Online Gaming Claims Another Victim

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 4:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Beijing Morning Post is reporting that an online gamer in China's northeast was killed by his girlfriend for spending too much time playing online games, Beijing Morning Post reports. According to the report, the couple moved to Beijing to earn money for their wedding, but the boyfriend began playing online games after he was unable to find a job. The girlfriend killed her boyfriend during a fight on August 6.

'True Crime: New York City' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 4:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

True Crime: New York City will follow another policeman through the meticulously re-created streets of a real-life metropolitan area. However, instead of the wisecracking LAPD detective Nick Kang, gamers will now play as Marcus Reed, a former gang member turned NYPD officer.

'Trauma Center: Under the Knife' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trauma Center: Under the Knife lets YOU play doctor, performing increasingly complex surgeries. At first it's just another day in the O.R., but when a mysterious outbreak sweeps the area, the patients' lives are in your hands-no pressure.