Rainier's Articles


'Total Overdose' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 4 Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2005 @ 1:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Total Overdose is an over-the-top, adrenalin-fuelled, free-style action, 3rd person cinematic adventure with a strong whiff of tequila. Crash cars, steal hats, shoot bad guys with style, jump bikes, fight in the street, meet girls, shoot more bad guys, find your fathers killer, hot-wire tractors, eat Burritos, catch planes, drink tequila; the Mexican heat can make people do the strangest things.

'Day of Defeat: Source' Coming This Month

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2005 @ 12:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve announced today that DoD: Source is nearing completion and will be available before end of the month. An exact release date is not finalized yet, but people will be able to preload the game one week before its official launch. Day of Defeat: Source will be available as an individual purchase via Steam, as well as part of the Counter-Strike: Source retail package that will be available at stores around the same time. Half-Life 2: Silver and Gold package customers will automatically be able to play.

'Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines' - v1.7 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2005 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since Troika is no longer amongst the living this patch is not official, so use at your own discretion. This update brings Activision's Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines retail game to v1.7 (requires v1.2 patch installed) and addresses a number of known issues, gameplay tweaks, bug fixes and so forth. Read more for details and download links ...

Various Game Trailers #589

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2005 @ 2:26 a.m. PDT | 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 :

  • F.E.A.R. Director's Edition - Trailer
  • Rush For Berlin - GC 2005 Trailer
  • Need for Speed Most Wanted - Trailer #5
  • Grand Raid Offroad [X360/PC] - Trailer


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

'Don't Get Angry 2' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2005 @ 1:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DonĀ“t Angry 2, based on a classic board-game, being developed by German X-Pressive. The game will feature a unique comic 3d-graphic-look and ludicrous new game features like the new Ninja or Gladiator Teams or the new air attack. And Movies like the Terminator or the Matrix will be lampooned in the family game.

'NBA 2K6' (PS2/Xbox/X360) - 11 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2005 @ 1:43 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.

'Need for Speed Most Wanted' (ALL) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Sept. 2, 2005 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets. Ea confirmed today that Need for Speed Most Wanted will ship on all platforms (GBA/PSP/NDS/NGC/PS2/Xbox) on November 15th, although the Xbox 360 edition's release date is still being kept in the dark, but since it has been declared a launch title, it should arrive around the same time.

Various Game Trailers #588

by Rainier on Sept. 2, 2005 @ 5:00 p.m. PDT | 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 :

  • Dig Dug Striker [NDS] - Trailer
  • Urban Reign [PS2] - Japan Trailer
  • Myst V: End of Ages - Trailer #5
  • The Movies - Trailer #7
  • World War II Combat: Road to Berlin - Trailer
  • TY the Tasmanian Tiger: Night of the Quinkan - Trailer #4


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

'Gene Troopers' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 22 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 2, 2005 @ 4:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Gene Troopers you are in the heart of a unique, vibrant and living universe. Explore amazing new worlds, develop your character into a stealth or battle professional, control supernatural powers, make friends with powerful characters and lead them into battle against the forces of evil. Experience a captivating sci-fi story, high-paced action and thrilling game play in a setting never seen before.

EA Executives Resign While Others Get Promoted

by Rainier on Sept. 2, 2005 @ 4:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Electronic Arts announced that its Studio President Don Mattrick and Executive Vice President Bruce McMillan resign, which are followed by executive changes to occupy the open positions, promotions abound. Read more for details ...