Rainier's Articles

EA Reveals 'EA Sports Fantasy Football'

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 11:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA SPORTS now is taking on all fantasy football comers with the announcement of EA SPORTS Fantasy Football. Available starting July 21st at Electronic Arts, in conjunction with STATS, Inc. will offer a variety of fantasy football experiences for the 2004-2005 football season.

Blockbuster Announces 'Flip Card' Promotion

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 11:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blockbuster Inc. today announced the national rollout of the Blockbuster Flip Card – just in time for the latest summer game titles. When consumers purchase a BLOCKBUSTER Flip Card for just $49 plus tax, they get unlimited game rentals, one out at a time, for three consecutive months – less than the price of the hottest new release games.

Microsoft Announces New 'Xbox Live' Features & Titles

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 11:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This summer is going to be a scorcher with the addition of three new features and highly anticipated hits from distinguished third party publishers. With this unrivaled line-up, we plan to deliver on our promise of taking the online gaming experience to an unprecedented level. Read more for new features and 20 upcoming titles supporting Xbox Live!

'TAIKO: Drum Master' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get ready to hone your drumming skills! TAIKO: Drum Master, developed by Namco Ltd. in Japan, is a new game that challenges your rhythmic skills through fun and challenging game play. TAIKO: Drum Master will release in time for the holiday season.

Ubisoft Partners with Quazal to Bring 'Splinter Cell 3' Online

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Quazal and Ubisoft today announce their partnership has produced the Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell 3 multiplayer experience: one of the most innovative multiplayer designs to date, with cooperative moves that have never before been seen in a video game. A continuation to the story of Sam Fisher, member of the ultra-secret Third Echelon, Splinter Cell 3 is currently in development at Ubisoft’s Montreal studios.

Paradox To Self-Publish 'Crusader Kings' In North America

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 10:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crusader Kings will be in stores on September 21st, and as a step in Paradox Entertainment’s long-term strategy, the company will self-publish the title in North America (it was previously to be published by Strategy First).

'Dark Matter: The Baryon Project' Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 10:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fly one of the many spacecraft and battle huge cruisers - or break through hull, grab your rocket launcher and explore the enemy's vessel in your superior battle suit! Fight morphing aliens and fierce time warriors in a dark future that will become your worst nightmare!

'Codename: Panzers' - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stormregion made massive tanks a crucial element in this tactical combat action title set in World War II. Russian, German and Allied troops fight in three campaigns and more than 30 breath taking single player missions. Over a hundred authentic 3D vehicles are at disposal as well as a wide range of ground troops. Read more to check 30 new screens and also check our Panzers preview!

'Colin McRae Rally 04' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters has released the first patch for Colin McRae Rally 04. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.01 and improves the ghost car tracking system, to improve the visibility over LAN/Internet. Controller calibration is now smoother and less hard to control. The gear box testing sections are now better balanced. The game now report the ready state correctly in LAN/Internet multiplayer modes. Added code to display name, damage, tracks, etc when using GameSpy Arcade.

'Vivisector: Beast Inside' - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 8:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

1C Company and Pointsoft Interactive have signed a Pan-European distribution deal for Vivisector: Beast Inside. Vivisector: Beast Inside developed by Action Forms (creators of Chasm and Carnivores series) is a unique mixture of 3D Action/Horror. The game blends a thrilling interactive story with intense, high-adrenaline action and immerses players in a rich and fascinating storyline. Read more for some new screens ...