Rainier's Articles

'BiosFear Chapter 2: Battle for Winter Castle' Announced

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 3:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After the successful commercial launch of BiosFear, and a frantic 24 hour endurance gaming event, Tiscali Games today announced the first major update for BiosFear. “Battle for Winter Castle” will open the doors to a new world with a totally unique style that blends Asian-inspired architecture with the might of Western Castles.

'Crimson Tears' (PS2) North American Release Dated

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 2:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today announced Crimson Tears for the PlayStation2. Crimson Tears is a futuristic 3D action game set in Tokyo, year 2049. Players take on the role of one of three inhuman “biological war weapons” that must battle hordes of enemies and maneuver through maze like environments as they investigate the cause of a mysterious disaster that has left the city incapacitated. Crimson Tears is planned for release throughout North America this July.

'Street Fighter Anniversary Collection' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 2:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

To commemorate the 15th anniversary of its world renowned street brawlers that started a phenomenon and created a generation of video game fighters, Capcom today announced Street Fighter Anniversary Collection for the PS2. Bringing together an all encompassing fighting title, the collection will be comprised of Hyper Street Fighter II, a blend of the previous Street Fighter II editions which will incorporate the character variations and features found throughout the series, and the arcade smash hit Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike.

'Soldner: Secret Wars' - Working Beta Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 11:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore has released a playable beta demo for Wings Simulations online multiplayer shooter SĂ–LDNER: Secret Wars. This beta demo features 2 maps (Cold Winter & River Side), 3 game modes (Conquest, TDM & Hostage Rescue) and already has several of the weapons and vehicles enabled. A working version of the demo has been uploaded/old file replaced. Read more for details & download links...

Activision Releases 'Call Of Duty: Game Of The Year' Edition

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 11:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. has released a special retail edition of its blockbuster action game Call of Duty. The Call of Duty: Game of the Year edition features Infinity Ward's original award-winning WWII first person action game in addition to post-release product updates, including a new multiplayer mode and maps, EAX 3 sound support, mapmaking toolkit and multiplayer gameplay enhancements.

'Shrek 2' (GBA/NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrek 2 takes players on a twisted fairy tale adventure with Shrek and his buddies. Gamers revisit key locations from the movie sequel while discovering all-new locations and characters. Shrek 2 combines squad-based action with traditional action-adventure elements. Players can control their team of four and play as Shrek or any of his 10 friends, switching between each to best utilize the character’s unique abilities to solve puzzles, fight monsters and complete wild and dangerous adventures. Read more for some new screens ...

'Rocky Legends' (Ps2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced it will release Rocky Legends for the PS2 and Xbox as part of an exclusive licensing agreement with MGM Interactive, a Unit of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. Rocky Legends will let players experience the pummelling action and untold backstories that lead up to the events chronicled in the blockbuster Rocky movies. Read more for details & the first screens ...

'Beyond The Law: The Third Wave' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Magnum Games announced today that its squad-based, strategy shooter, Beyond the Law: The Third Wave has shipped and is available in North American stores. In Beyond the Law: The Third Wave the player commands a covert team of specialists to stop a renegade criminal element intent on destroying the United States of America. Read more for details, screens or teaser trailer ...

'Space Hack' - Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Space Hack is a sci-fi RPG/action title with Diablo-inspired gameplay mechanics. The storyline puts you on board of a quite 'peculiar' spaceship, trapped inside a space warp. Being a tough guy, whose axe is almost as quick as his wit, it's not surprising that you promptly find yourself confronting angry monsters, one wave after another. Space Hack is scheduled to be released in first half of 2004.

'Dark Horizons: Lore' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 8:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After a few open beta versions, Garage Games has released a final demo for MaxGaming Technologies’ Dark Horizons: Lore, a fast action FPS style mecha game where the player’s stats will affect the outcome of the war and ultimately write the history of the Dark Horizons universe. This 'Early Adopters Release' demo offers six single-player training missions, as well as a multiplayer mode. Read more for download links ...