Rainier's Articles


'Call of Duty' Wins Two GDC Awards

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 6:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. announced today that Call of Duty and developer Infinity Ward have received the Rookie Studio of the Year and Excellence in Audio honors at the 4th annual Game Developers Choice (GDC) Awards, Wednesday night at the Civic Auditorium in San Jose, Calif. Presented by the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) and held during the annual Game Developers Conference, the GDC Awards are the premier accolades for peer-recognition in game development.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 3:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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

  • Manhunt - Trailer (6)


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

Capcom Start National Resident Evil: Outbreak (PS2) Marketing Campaign

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 2:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom today announced a national marketing campaign to support the upcoming release of Resident Evil Outbreak for the PS2. For the first time ever, Capcom will be running an in-theater campaign where spots will run during the month of April to an estimated audience of more than 5 million movie goers. There will also be an extensive television marketing campaign, which begins on March 29th and runs throughout April, generating more than 57 million consumer impressions. These ads will support the overall marketing initiative, which includes print and online advertising, an online street team, promotional and retail partnerships, as well as several consumer launch events.

'The Elemental' - Updated Alpha Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 1:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Elemental is a total conversion of Gas Powered Games Dungeon Siege. Elemental is set in an alternate mythical version of ancient Judea that is gritty, mean, and profane. This new release contains completely new game systems, different from Alpha 1, has an entirely new, more stable code base, as well as more of in game content to enhance gameplay. Read more for details and download links ...

UPDATE :A new version (build 773) has been released and the files have been replaced accordingly...

'ApeXtreme' - Technical Features Revealed

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 12:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Interactive Systems Corp. (DISC) today announced that its partner Apex Digital, Inc. has chosen the AMD Athlon XP 2000+ Processor and NVIDIA GeForce4 MX Graphics for Apex’s award-winning DISCover Game Console – the ApeXtreme (pronounced Apex Extreme).

'City of Heroes' - Screens

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 12:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

City of Heroes is the first superhero themed online RPG and will offer a host of exciting and compelling gameplay features. Players create their own heroes, choosing from hundreds of different powers, skills, abilities, and items and design their own unique costumes. Then they can band together with other players to fight evil, build their own secret headquarters and strive to become the premiere hero group in the city. Check out some new screens ...

'Beyond Divinity' Goes Gold In Germany

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 12:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Larian Studios are very glad to announce that after months of hard work, the German version of Beyond Divinity has gone gold and will be in shops as early as April 2nd, 2004.

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 10:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As announced Ubisoft has now released the Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow Multiplayer Demo giving you the chance to try out the Neutralization game mode in the Mount Hospital level. Shadownet spies must find hazardous units and neutralize them. Mercenaries must protect these units even if it means eradicate the intruders. Read more for download links ...

'Crash Bandicoot: TwinSanity' (PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 10:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The irrepressible Crash Bandicoot has returned in his funniest adventure yet! VUGames today announced Crash Bandicoot: TwinSanity (formerly known as Crash Bandicoot V, and known in the Europe as Crash Bandicoot: Unlimited), the next installment in the best-selling video game franchise, set to ship in Q3 2004 for the PS2 and Xbox. Read more for details & screens ...

'Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 10:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee will be available for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox in October 2004. Licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee is a humorous action racing game that combines a mission-based adventure and arena-style driving.