Rainier's Articles

'Singles: Flirt Up Your Life' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 11:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

After many months of preparation, the doors to the 'Singles: Flirt Up Your Life' flat share are about to open for the first time in the UK. The team at Deep Silver have spent many months sorting through the prospective flat sharers and can now announce the 13 lucky individuals who will enter the flat on the 9th April 2004. Coming from all corners of the UK, this mixed bunch will certainly make interesting viewing. So, 'who would share a flat like this?'

'Massive Assault Network' Beta Test Started

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 10:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The beta test will be running for the following two weeks, after which the launch date of the final product will be announced. When released, Massive Assault Network will be immediately available for download and will include free deathmatches on a beautiful planet. Other planets as well as participation in tournaments and clan wars will be available for a reasonable subscription fee.

'Ragnarok Online' - Website Launched

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 10:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In the world of massively multi-player online role-playing games (MMORPG), none is more approachable or enjoyable than the magical world of Ragnarok Online. Gravity Interactive LLC, the U.S. subsidiary of Gravity Corp. in Korea, announced today the launch of its new Ragnarok Online website, offering gamers a fun new way to experience this anime-style, fantasy world. Read more for some details.

'Star Wars Republic Commando' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 9:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Enter the covert world of the Star Wars infantry for the first time and become a member of an elite Republic Special Operations unit in LucasArts new squad based first-person shooter, Star Wars Republic Commando. Set during the Clone Wars, between Attack of the Clones and the upcoming Star Wars: Episode III, Star Wars Republic Commando will be released fall 2004 for the PC and Xbox. Read more for details & screens ...

'X-Files: Resist or Serve' (PS2) In Stores NOW

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 9:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced that the video game The X-Files: Resist or Serve has arrived at retail stores nationwide. The X-Files phenomenon has been combined with the best elements of a next-generation survival horror game to create an engrossing gameplay experience. Developed by Black Ops Entertainment for the PlayStation2, The X-Files: Resist or Serve is a third-person action adventure game spanning three unique episodes created by the executive producers of The X-Files.

'Breakdown' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 9:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that its unique first-person action/shooter, Breakdown, has begun shipping to retail outlets nationwide. Developed for the Xbox, Breakdown is rated M for Mature and has an ESRP of $49.99.

'Forgotten Realms' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 9:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Forgotten Realms tells the story of three heroes: a fighter, a sorcerer, and a rogue. The trio of adventurers accidentally releases a demon into the world and must find a way to send it back to hell. Along the way they get caught up in an even bigger plot that has even larger repercussions for the Realms. Check out 25+ new screens ...

'Star Wars Battlefront' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts officially announced today the exciting details regarding Star Wars Battlefront, an intense open-ended multiplayer action game set in the Star Wars universe due out this fall for the PlayStation2, Xbox and the PC. Star Wars Battlefront will put fans and gamers in the heat of the action as they re-live all of the epic battles from the classic and prequel eras of the Star Wars universe. Read more for the first details and some new screens ...

GMX Media Brings 'Black Mirror' To The UK

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 9:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GMX Media has today announced that it has secured UK rights to the dark adventure game Black Mirror. Developed by Czech coders Future Games, Black Mirror is a dark adventure game which details the aftermath of the tragic death of William Gordon. Playing as grandson Samuel, players must unveil the truth behind the events of that fateful, stormy night. Read more for details & screens ...

'Shadow Ops: Red Mercury' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Using the latest Unreal Technology from Epic Games, developer Zombie Games is creating an ultra-realistic game world spanning Middle Eastern cities and towns to the secret military bases in the frozen backcountry of Russia to other global hotspots in the Philippines, Bosnia and Western Europe. Check the massive batch of new screens ...