Rainier's Articles

'Universal Combat: Edge To Edge' Announced

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Universal Combat: Edge To Edge is a combat action game based on various tried and proven technologies pioneered by 3000AD Inc across its Battlecruiser line of products. Taking place in a much smaller world (two space regions and four planets to be exact), the game allows players to engage in class based combat on seamlessly integrated space and planetary worlds. It features eight marine classes and two pilot classes with player access to a variety of weapons, vehicles, gunship, fighter and shuttle crafts as well as various naval vessels.

BAM! Entertainment Signs 'Starsky & Hutch' (NGC/GBA)

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment today announced that it will be the exclusive North American distributor, under license from Empire Interactive and Sony Pictures Consumer Products, of Starsky & Hutch for GameCube and Game Boy Advance. Read more for details ...

'MVP Baseball 2004' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) Ships To Stores

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

Get in the swing of things with MVP Baseball 2004, an authentic and deep simulation of America's pastime from Electronic Arts which ships today to retailers nationwide under the EA SPORTS brand. With the MVP Baseball franchise's second outing, hailed a "landmark videogame baseball achievement" by Official Xbox Magazine, opening day has just moved to March.

'A Quiet Weekend in Capri' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 9:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment today announced that "A Quiet Weekend in Capri," a game of mystery and enchantment set on the mystical island of Capri, began shipping to retail this week. A first-person adventure for the PC, the game is uniquely packaged with a bonus travel feature on the real island of Capri as well as a separate CD soundtrack of original music. Already drawing excellent reviews and industry awards, the game, with its enveloping story, extended gameplay, mood-evoking soundtrack, and realistic puzzles, has been succinctly described as "'Myst', but in a real location."

'Pro Rugby Manager 2004' - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 9:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Players will be able to take the reins of their preferred team through European and World Championships. Over 15,000 real players are included within the game. Managers can buy and sell players, train their squads and develop match tactics - with matches portrayed in real-time through a detailed 3D engine.

'Massive Assault Network' - Beta Testing

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 8:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Wargaming.net is now accepting applications for the upcoming Massive Assault Network's beta test. Beta testers can sign up right here (all countries are eligible). Candidates are accepted until March 16th, the beginning of the beta test. Massive Assault Network is the upcoming online strategy, which focuses on online turn-based warfare for hardcore strategy gamers.

'Worms 3D' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 3:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Team17 Software has released a patch for European & Australian versions of their 3D turn-based strategy game Worms 3D. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1073 (aka service patch 2) and improves compatibility with hardware / software configurations and addresses game problems after release. Service patch 2 incorporates bug fixes, general game additions, network improvements and refinements. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Tenchu: Return from Darkness' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 2:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tenchu: Return from Darkness brings the acclaimed Tenchu stealth ninja series to the Xbox, delivering the most realistic ninja action-adventure game ever. Based on Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven for the PS2, Tenchu: Return from Darkness offers several new enhancements including two exclusive single-player maps, improved gameplay balance with re-tuned enemy intelligence and new enemy placement, a user-interactive training mode and Xbox Live featuring two player online co-op and versus action. Read more for some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 1:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Call Of Duty' Wins Overall Game Of The Year

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 1:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision announced today that it's best-selling game, Call of Duty achieved the highest honor as it racked up three Interactive Achievement Awards at the Seventh Annual Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences' D.I.C.E. Awards Show, held Thursday night at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas.