Rainier's Articles


'Devil Kings' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 4:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Devil Kings is a fast-paced action game set against a backdrop of a warring nation as feudal lords battle for land and power. Choose from a selection of heroic warriors and utilize their unique combat abilities to fight on the battlefields and unify the country. Devil Kings possesses compelling gameplay that will have gamers unleashing a variety of devastating attacks to triumph over every enemy.

'Urban Reign' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 4:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Urban Reign, players assume the role of a gritty street brawler who has been hired by one of the city's dominant gangs to protect its leader. Players are thrown into a full-blown turf war, involving gang corruption and street justice that spans from the neighborhood block all the way to the upper levels of city government

'Top Gun' (NDS) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 1:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mastiff today announced they will publish Paramount Pictures Top Gun for the NDS. An action-packed tribute to the blockbuster movie hit of 1986, Top Gun takes advantage of the unique Nintendo DS interface for high octane mastery of the sky. Read more for details, screens and trailer ...

'Conflict: Global Terror' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 1:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Teaming up once again with the original Desert Storm Delta Force - Bradley, Foley, Connors and Jones - your four men now form part of an elite anti-terrorist unit tasked with minimising the worldwide threat from active global terrorist groups. The game takes place across the world, in a number of different and hostile locations and against a merciless and corrupt enemy; this is your squad's greatest challenge to date.

'Darkwatch' (PS2/Xbox) - 15 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darkwatch is an original FPS combining the Western and Horror genres to create a cinematic experience with unparalleled depth and game play variety. As half-vampire Jericho Cross, players must hunt down a powerful vampire lord whose undead minions have overrun the Wild West. The result is a stylistic premise blending western and vampire-horror milieus, and one injected with innovative concepts.

Shrapnel Games Signs 'Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space'

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 12:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space is a grand space opera that will take you from a down and out starship captain to an amazing intergalactic hero whose renown travels light speed ahead of you!

'The Bard's Tale' - v1.01 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 11:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bard's Tale will eschew genre clich├ęs in favor of intelligent humor for an original and truly entertaining experience. inXile's development focus on the RPG genre comes from Brian Fargo's long legacy of delivering standard-setting RPGs to market. Ubisoft Europe has released a patch for The Bard's Tale bringing your European retail game to v1.01. No details as to what it fixes are available at this point.

'Gates of Troy' - NA Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Slitherine and Matrix Games have released a small patch for the North American version of Gates of Troy. This fix addresses a problem with corrupted graphics for the Achian Noble units, and contains the correct graphics files to replace them (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Rugby Challenge 2006' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time in many years the Northern Hemisphere Rugby nations are now on equal billing with their Southern Hemisphere counterparts and the competition for the top position has never been so close with even the minnows of the International scene coming up with shock results. Rugby Union has never been so competitive or so popular, even at club level.

Microsoft Might License Xbox Software

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates hinted Thursday that his company might license the software underlying its Xbox gaming machine to a variety of outside companies in a bid to expand the market share for the Xbox machine