Rainier's Articles


'Hegemonia: The SOLON Heritage' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 10:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Italian based website TGMOnline was first to reveal the upcoming expansion pack for Digital Reality's space strategy game Hegemonia. Hegemonia: The Solon Heritage does not only feature new levels, ship types, and cyborg mercenaries to hire - 50 new inventions, rebalanced unit charts and an emphasis on multiplayer should enhance the Haegemonia experience. The game is slated for this fall, the exact date is to be announced later. (thanks Bluesnews). Read more to check out the first 5 screens ...

'Far Cry' - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Far Cry is set around 2020 on a set of tropical islands in the pacific. And has a strong tropical-paradise feel, scenic in its beauty, but, harbors a terrible threat. It is a mix of jungle / primal / and next-gen technology. As the player you find yourself drawn into a secretive plot involving secret research facilities with scientists involved in military genetic-research, a secret "security" force of mercenaries, and, advanced net-generation weaponry and equipment. Check these 10 screens ...

'Sacred' - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 10:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Sacred the player can choose from 6 playable characters, each with their own individual characteristics and style. The more reserved role-player might prefer the Battle Mage or the Wood Elf, while admirers of traditional fantasy characters can take on the role of the Gladiator or Dark Elf. If the player fancies a different approach then the Seraphim, a follower of the mystical Angels, or the bloodthirsty Vampiress might clench their thirst. Check out these 10 new screens ..

'Devastation' Online Graffiti Competition Winner Announced

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 9:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NovaLogic and HD Interactive today announced the winner of the Devastation online graffiti competition. The contest received a staggering response with over 1100 graffiti entries. "With such a high quality competition, choosing the winner has been a very hard process" commented European Marketing Manager Lucinda Searle "We were astounded by the high standard of art work submitted".

'Super Farm' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The life of a farmyard animal is not easy. You get born, you hang around a bit, then you're shipped off to meet a rusty end at some low-grade abattoir. Not even all the food you can eat - proper, fattening nosh, that is; not some 95 per cent fat free hippy guff - can really compensate for such a lowly existence. Consigned to such a life, what would you do? That's right: knock seven bells of the dirty stuff out of your fellow animal chums. Welcome to the world of Super Farm.

'Phantom' Unveiling Rescheduled

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infinium Labs announced today that due to the postponement of the Ultimate Gamers Expo, the unveiling of its Phantom game console will take place online at midnight on Sunday, August 17th at the official Phantom website and the the official Infinium Labs website.

'The Simpsons Hit & Run' (PC/Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

There are strange happenings in Springfield. People are missing, very mysterious crop circles are appearing, and hidden cameras are being exposed. When Homer notices a black van with a satellite dish parked outside the Simpsons house, he decides to investigate further into these odd events. What he reveals could be the biggest mystery to rock Springfield since Who Shot Mr. Burns? The Simpsons Hit & Run promises a hilarious mission based driving game with exciting out-of-the-car platform gameplay, the signature satire of The Simpsons, and the interactive world of Springfield. Check the screens ...

'WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 3:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The drama comes to life like never before in WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain. Players can create, play and develop their own Superstar through storylines developed exclusively by the WWE. The game features enhanced gameplay elements with new match types and sensational production values that recreates all of the electricity of actual WWE programming. Players can track their progress with seasonal stats, earn money to build up Superstar abilities and unlock hidden features. Read more for some new screens ..

'Patrician III: Rise of the Hanses' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 2:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After the successes of Patrician and Patrician II, Ascaron are now preparing for the International release of the third title in the prestigious Patrician series – Patrician III: Rise of the Hanse. The Patrician series is a collection of real, mind-exercising games full of incredible depth, attention to detail, and a firm sense of traditional simulation and real-time management. Read more for details and screens ...

'The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 2:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are about to embark on a whole new videogame adventure filled with arcade-style kick-butt action that will leave you shell-shocked. TMNT continues the series' famous style of "beat 'em up" gameplay, now with cell-shaded 3D graphics, an engaging storyline, a full cast of characters, and the voices from the animated TV show. Breaking out their shells in October 2003, TMNT will be available on the PS2, Xbox, GameCube, GBA and PC. Check these new screens ...