Rainier's Articles

'Prince of Persia Kindred Blades' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 13 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blending the best features from the first two installments with the talent, vision and ingenuity of Ubisoft's development teams, Prince of Persia 3 will enliven the franchise with a vitality - and plenty of unexpected twists - that will impress and satisfy long-time fans and newcomers alike.

'Virtual RC Racing' - Updated Install Available NOW

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Virtual RC Racing is the worlds most advanced and realistic r/c car simulation and on-line r/c racing community. This v2 features the previous RC Speedway and Oslo tracks, but now has better AI, better physics and the usual fixes. You will need to sign up on the offical site to activate the game and play (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Shrek SuperSlam' (ALL) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrek SuperSlam pits the characters from the Shrek franchise against each other in the only game that combines the twisted humor and pop culture parodies of the Shrek universe with the fast-paced action of a melee fighting game.

'Vivisector: Beast Inside' - 3 Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Heroes of the Pacific' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 16 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beginning with the attack on Pearl Harbor, this flight combat game puts players in the middle of some of the most intense naval conflict in WWII’s Pacific Theater. Check out the new screens, or download the new video showing ingame footage...

'Graffiti Kingdom' (PS2) Now In Stores

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Players can showcase their creative skills in one of the year's most unique and entertaining games as Graffiti Kingdom for the PS2 is now available in retail stores nationwide. Developed by TAITO Japan and published by HOT-B, Graffiti Kingdom is an Action / RPG with groundbreaking technology and stylized look allows players to play as anything they can imagine.

U.S. Video Game Sales Up By 21% Due To Handhelds

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A study revealed today that retail sales of U.S. video games hardware, software and accessories jumped up by 21 percent in the first six months of the year, as the popularity of handheld devices offset a decline in aging game consoles.

Claire Forlani Joins The 'Dungeon Siege' Movie Cast

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Claire Forlani is joining the cast of "Dungeon Siege," director Uwe Boll's adaptation of the video game of the same name currently shooting in Vancouver. Forlani will play Solana, wife of the film's hero, Farmer, played by Jason Statham. Forlani has appeared in such films as "Mystery Men" and "Meet Joe Black."

DemonWare Working On X360 Network Middleware

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Demo

DemonWare today announced that it is providing support for the Xbox 360 and multiplayer titles being released on the platform. Having worked closely with Microsoft for the last 6 months on the 360 dev-kits, DemonWare is the first network middleware company to offer a full next-gen solution to developers and publishers for networking and all technical aspects of online gameplay.

'Namco Museum 50th Anniversary' (ALL) Soundtrack

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today the soundtrack for the upcoming Namco Museum 50th Anniversary. Like the rock band Loverboy, every gamer "wants a second chance," and now they will have it – to play their favorite classic games while rocking out to the tunes that made the 80's great.