Rainier's Articles

Unlock 'Star Wars' Vehicles in 'Secret Weapons Over Normandy'

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 5:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts has unveiled the "top secret" news that players of Secret Weapons Over Normandy will have the ability to unlock and pilot the Incom T-65 X-wing and Sienar Fleet Systems TIE Fighter vehicles from the classic Star Wars universe. Read more for details & screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 5:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy - Trailer
  • DEactivation - Trailer
  • Backyard Wrestling - Trailer
  • Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance 2 - Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Deus Ex: Invisible War' (Xbox/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 3:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos are pleased to report that Deus Ex: Invisible War has OFFICIALLY GONE GOLD for both the Xbox and PC!!!! The day is now almost at hand when gamers no longer follow the leader being spoon fed their experience when they pick up the controller. Invisible War lets the player take the lead in their own gaming experience and create the world around them. The choices you make, the actions you take the directives you follow...or choose not to...will all play a key role. On December 3rd, Deus Ex: Invisible War hits retail shelves across North will YOU choose to fight?

'Storm Angel' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 3:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Storm Angel combines the latest 3D visual effects with the classic side-scrolling shoot'em up formula. Storm Angel is a very fast-paced action game with 13 full-action packed level. The player will have to take control of the Storm Angel, an attack and defense ship ,which can support 10 different weapons with 7 levels of power. Loaded Studio let us know that the game is finished and they have released a demo. Read more for download links ...

'Carve' (XBox) Coming In January - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 3:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive Software’s Global Star publishing division is set to release Carve, an exciting new watercraft racing game for the Xbox. Featuring thrilling, water-based racing action, the title will include Xbox Live compatibility, allowing up to eight players to battle it out across the waves online, as well as up to four-player split-screen action. Carve, developed by Argonaut Games, will be available in January at an attractive retail price of $19.99. Read more for some details and screens ...

'Advent Rising' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 2:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Advent Rising, a common legend pervades the galaxy - that of a powerful, ancient race that will one day unite the universe. Millions of cultures from vastly distant worlds revere and hallow these mythological beings known as humans. One race, the Seekers, know humans actually exist and are threatened by their potential power. Under the guise of benevolent explorers, the Seekers travel throughout the galaxy in a desperate attempt to eradicate any human society they unearth. Check out some new screens ...

'Syberia 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 2:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Syberia II, the sequel of the 2002 Adventure Game of The year, is currently in development at the developer/publisher Montreal-based studios. Syberia II will be the second and final installment of Kate Walker's joint adventures with Hans Voralberg. After leaving behind all her worldly possessions with the sole purpose in joining the heir of the Voralberg family on his journey, Kate's role will undergo a remarkable change. From being the pursuant, she becomes Hans' main acolyte, his support to attain the elapsed terra firma of the mammoths. Check out these new screens ...

'The Black Mirror' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 1:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher/The Adventure company has released a demo (and walkthrough) for their recently released adventurew game giving you the change to check out the 4 levels (Ashburry Sanatorium, Puzzle, Old Mines and Afternoon in Wales) from the full game. Read more for download links ...

'Etherlords 2' - Update Patch & Map Editor Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 12:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First has released a new patch for Nival Interactive's RPG title, Etherlords II. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.02 and adresses various multiplayer issues, bug fixes and general improvements. The Etherlords II Map Editor is designed for creating and editing single-player missions. Maps created using the Editor can be freely distributed and uploaded to the Internet. All maps are fully compatible with various language versions of the game. Read more for details and download links ...

Eidos Signs Quazal Console Multiplayer Technology

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 12:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Quazal today announced the signing of a licensing agreement with Eidos to provide the Net-Z multiplayer online middleware technology for two upcoming Eidos titles on PlayStation2 and Xbox. This agreement marks the start of a longer-term relationship between Eidos and Quazal that will result in the development of further Net-Z-based titles throughout 2004. This deal represents the first in what will be a series of major announcements from Quazal over the coming months. Read more for details ...