Rainier's Articles


'Highland Warrior' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 25, 2002 @ 4:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Highland Warriors is the epic story of bloody feuds, Scottish patriotism and English Invaders begins with the original founding of Scotland around 850 AD and peaks with the fight for independence during the 13th / 14th century. Play as one of three Scottish clans or risk your life for the British Crown in 35 historically founded missions. Highland Warriors also supports up to eight players through the Internet or LAN. As Christmas gift, Soft Enterprises and Data Becker have released an updated demo for their upcoming 3D real-time strategy game Highland Warriors. This demo includes two single player missions from the Mackay and Cameron clans.

C&C: Yuri's Revenge - Map Pack 5 Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2002 @ 8:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Westwood Studios has released the fifth and final map pack for Yuri's Revenge, adding not the usual pair but five new maps to their Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 expansion. The five multiplayer maps are titled Deep Freeze, Spirit of Mojo One, Monster Movie, River Rampage, and Sink or Swim (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details and links where to download ...

'Summoner: A Goddess Reborn' (NGC) - Character Art

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2002 @ 8:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

On a storm-swept ship, the adventure begins.You are the Queen of Halassar. Thousands have fought and died for you. Millions adore you as the “goddess reborn.” Your fate is written in the Book of the Prophets. You are the savior of all creation. But your enemies are strong. The King of Galdyr wants you dead. Sinister factions plot your downfall. The armies of Urath march on your borders. Below Munari City, the mysterious Unseen weave a dark conspiracy. And now one of your own has betrayed you. A thief robs your inner sanctum. Intrigue lures you to the Midnight Sea. In a howling tempest, your destiny begins to unfold.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2002 @ 10:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Thunder Pack Platinum' Download Version Released - Demo Available

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2002 @ 10:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games announced today that Thunder Pack Platinum is now available in two formats, an electronic download version or a CD Jewel Case version. We also have a demo available, so read more for details and links where to download the demo.

'Def Jam Vendetta' (PS2) - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2002 @ 9:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Def Jam VENDETTA marks the first interactive entertainment title from EA and Def Jam Records, and will fully integrate a powerhouse roster of Def Jam artists into the storyline, including new hit songs from the artists, as well as classic Def Jam tracks. Each artist has contributed one original introduction and victory sequence incorporating their own voice and motion. Artists participating in the game include DMX, Ludacris, Method Man, Redman, NORE, Scarface, Ghostface Killah, Capone, Keith Murray and WC. The game also features Def Jam songstress Christina Milian and the world famous DJ Funkmaster Flex. Today we scored a new trailer showing off some voice production footage mixed with in game action!

'Bandits : Phoenix Rising' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2002 @ 9:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BANDITS – Phoenix Rising (BANDITS) is a Mad Max-style action game for the PC, immersing gamers in a desert world of battle cars and desperadoes. In BANDITS, players control a cannon-mounted combat car blasting a multitude of enemies and cargo trucks while defending their gang and seeking glory. Gamers will encounter more than 22 missions in a variety of terrains ranging from car duels, train robberies and storming of trade outposts to battling it out with hordes of heavily armed enemies. Bandits is getting distributed by TriSinergy in North America, expect it Q1 2003. Check out our new batch of screens ...

'BloodRayne' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2002 @ 9:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BloodRayne is a supernatural hybrid of human female and vampire who has been bred to eliminate global threats. The top threat is a group of proto-Nazis who are preparing to terrorize the world by unleashing horrific creatures. Today we scored a new batch of bloodthirsty screens, check em out!

'Vietcong' - Demo Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2002 @ 3:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pterodon and Illusion Softworks have issued a patch for the recent multiplayer demo of Vietcong, their upcoming team-based tactical shooter. The patch offers over two dozen gameplay tweaks, bug fixes, and other changes as detailed in the accompanying patch info, but brings the game to version 0.97 which is not compatible with the original v0.96 demo.

'Armobiles' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2002 @ 9:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in 2009 Armobiles places player in role of cadet of elite Armobile Squad – special military unit dealing with risky and hazardous missions involving specialized means of transportation. Players are pit against each other in high-speed racing scenarios. With multiple carefully balanced weapons and six different modes Armobiles gives unique experience for all combat racing fans. Earlier today we had some new screens, now we have the demo available for you to give it a test drive. This demo includes 2 cars and 3 missions. Read more for links where to get it ...