Rainier's Articles


'The Sims 2' - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 4:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the next generation of The Sims, The Sims 2, players control their Sims over an entire lifetime for the first time. Every choice that is made has a relevant and dramatic effect on the life of a Sim. More life-like Sims, all-new gameplay, and the ground-breaking addition of genetics, with the DNA of Sims passed down through generations gives players a more vivid, realistic, and in-depth Sims experience.

'Spyro: A Hero's Tail' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 4:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi today announced the development of Spyro: A Hero's Tail for the PlayStation2, Xboxand GameCube, scheduled to arrive at retail in Q4 2004. Developed by Eurocom and scripted by Emmy Award-winning writer J. Stewart Burns, this new 3D action platformer will feature five fully-playable characters and brand-new Spyro breath attacks, power-ups and moves. Read more for details & screens...

'BloodRayne 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 2:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Expanding upon the distinctive features that were the hallmark of its predecessor - fast-paced acrobatic combat and supernatural powers - BloodRayne 2 includes new in-game dynamics such as pole combat, rail sliding and advanced melee fighting with fatality moves. Read more for some new screens ...

'Empire Earth 2' - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 2:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Mad Doc Software and due for release in the first half of 2005, Empire Earth 2 will build upon the award-winning formula of its predecessor by adding features requested both by casual game players interested in a brief spin through history and by more hard core gamers who demand a real-time strategy game that will challenge them for dozens, if not hundreds, of hours.

'Sacred' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 2:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ascaron has released yet another new update patch for their RPG game Sacred. This update brings your retail game to v1.6.6, available for UK/US versions, addresses occasional game crashes in the Mystdale Castle area, as well as server side communication tweaks. Read more for download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 2:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Game Factory's E3 2004 LineUp

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Game Factory Interactive has announced it's line up at the E3 Expo, they will be presenting the folllowingprojects from the game developing Companies: 3d RTS WWII game "Officers", "COPS 2170: Power of Law" and the tactical strategy game ALFA: Antiterror. Read more for details and each title...

'D-Day 1944' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 9:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"D-Day, 1944" is the work of an international team from Canada, Britain, Australia and New Zealand. With new aircraft, new sound, new effects, new scenery and new campaigns, "D-Day, 1944" captures the flavor of those spring days that saw the beginning of liberation for Europe. Read more for details, screens and an ingame footage trailer ...

'Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 3:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain is the next installment of the Syphon Filter storyline. Elsa Weissenger has come to Gabe Logan with evidence that a multinational corporation has been behind the Syphon Filter conspiracy from the beginning. Mara Aramov is connected to this consortium in some way that Gabe does not understand. But here is what Gabe does know: Mara has escaped custody, outbreaks of a deadly new mutation of the virus are appearing all over the globe, and Chechnyan rebels are selling the virus to other terrorists.

'SpellForce: The Breath of Winter' - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 3:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SpellForce: The Order of Dawn offers a new Single Player Campaign with over 40 hours of gameplay, giving to our fans another episode from our RPS Franchise SpellForce filled with a number of new and original features, like the Co-operative Multiplayer “Free Mode”, where you can join your allies in battling in one of the many maps offered by the campaign. Read more for some new screens ...