Rainier's Articles


New 'Crime Scene Investigation' Title Revealed

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noted crime writer Max Allan Collins ('Road to Perdition') has revealed to CSIFiles.com that UBI Soft is producing a second 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' computer game: "I'm working on the second UBI Soft game now," he said. "I have a more active role, consulting on the stories themselves; last time, they brought me in to write the dialogue, though I did repair some plot holes, too." You can read more about it over at CSIFiles' Q&A with Max Allen Collins.

'Riftrunner' - Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Larian Studios upcoming RPG Riftrunner is based on the award winning fantasy universe first introduced in Divine Divinity. Riftrunner is set to capture the imagination of RPG players yet again, and provides a strong stepping stone for the planned extension of the Divinity World. Larian Studios also let us know that the Riftrunner website is now available in both French and German. Due to the many requests of the Divinity fans, the site will now be maintained in all three languages. Read more for some screens ...

'Age of Wonders Shadow Magic' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gathering and critically acclaimed software developer Triumph Studios, today announced that Age of Wonders Shadow Magic for PC has shipped and is now available in stores nationwide

'Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring' - Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 8:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Play the Greatest Story Ever Written . . . The quest to destroy the One Ring continues in the first real-time strategy game based on The Lord of the Rings saga. Massive battles erupt as the peoples of Middle-earth fight for control of Tolkien’s World. Gamers can play as the forces of good and valiantly fight for the One Ring’s destruction or assume command of the forces of evil to claim control over Middle-earth forever. Read more for some new screens ...

'Championship Manager 4' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Championship Manager 4 is the next generation of football management games offering more players, leagues and competitions than any other title. For the first time ever in the series, Championship Manager 4 features a 2D match engine enabling you to make tactical decisions as the action unfolds. This update contains all the fixes from the previous four previous enhancement packs, plus a lot of new features, gameplay tweaks, bug fixes. This patch comes in 2 versions, one with and one without database update. Read more for details and download links ....

'Judge Dredd: Dredd Vs. Death' - Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 1:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

To coincide with the release of Rebellion's stunning new first-person shooter game for PC, PS2, Xbox and GameCube featuring Mega-City One's hardest lawman and his twisted arch-nemesis, in Judge Dredd: Dredd Vs. Death, 2000 AD will be publishing a terrifying 112-page Dredd Vs. Death special on 10 September. This special will be the first of 2000 AD's Extreme Editions, an ongoing quarterly series of newsstand specials, each issue of which will be dedicated to a particular theme or 2000 AD character, and will feature a host of never reprinted and hard-to-find classics from 2000 AD's history, plus editorial features, character histories and tons of other material.

'Hunter The Reckoning: Redeemer' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hunter: The Reckoning returns to the Xbox with even more frenetic multi-player action than the original game. Based on the gothic fantasy world of White Wolf's pen and paper RPG system, players act as human monster-hunters combining melee, ranged and spell-driven attacks. In Hunter: The Reckoning - Redeemer, the hunt continues as a new Hunter joins the original team of 4 in their fight to save the citizens of Ashcroft from a twisted plot to take over the innocent town. Players battle against hordes of supernatural enemies in single-or multi-player mode - they do whatever it takes to get the job done. Check out the new screens ...

'Armed & Dangerous' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 1:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take a band of gun-toting rebels -a robot, a madman, a mole and a criminal mastermind. Put them in a vividly stunning fantasy realm. Then give them an impossible mission - pulling off the biggest heist of all time in the middle of a war. All you have to do is battle your way through dastardly enemies, giant war machines and an army of psychopathic robots. But don't worry; you have plenty of ammo and absolutely no common sense. Victory is yours in 12,000 bullets or less! Check out the new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Beyblade: Super Tournament Battle' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 11:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beybladers can build their own powerful spinning tops, add the spirit of the almighty Bit Beasts and enter their creations into fierce battles. Fans can play as their favorite characters and recreate historic Beyblade showdowns. It’s the ultimate Beyblade fantasy — the Super Tournament Battle!