Rainier's Articles

'LMA Manager 2006' (PS2/Xbox/X360/PC) - 39 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 1:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LMA Manager 2006 is a thorough evolution for the genre-leading series. Utilising a new game and database engine, a Transfer Market system with greater depth enabling more complex contract negotiations, and a detailed 3D match section, it's set to be the most powerful edition in the series.

'Cuban Missile Crisis: Ice Crusade' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 1:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

1967. The Cuban Missile Crisis that led to World War III continues. Use of nuclear weapons resulted in global cooling which changed history and aggravated the struggle for survival. Inspired by the takeover of Europe and Africa the Soviet government decides to start an unprecedented military operation called Ice Crusade.

Codemaster Readies Online Gaming Portal Launch

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters will launch an independently branded online gaming portal, Funsta.com in September to expand its presence in the online gaming market with a vast catalogue of games available for play through several distribution methods, including browser, download-purchase, subscription, micro transaction or via a dedicated gaming client, the Funsta Arcade.

Logitech Unveils G-Series Gaming Mice

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 1:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Logitech today unveiled two extreme-performance G-series gaming mice. These new mice, G7 Laser Cordless and G5 Laser Mouse, provide impressive specs, blazing speed, and a wide range of customization options. Read more for details ...

'Quake IV' (X360/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 11:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Quake 4 the Strogg are quickly regrouping, however the Strogg’s planetary defenses still destroyed, Earth's forces can deliver a full and final assault. This time, you're not alone. You are Matthew Kane, an elite member of Rhino Squad, and part of Earth’s next invasion wave. An army of soldiers are fighting with you and an arsenal of weapons and vehicles are at your disposal in this heroic and epic battle between worlds.

'Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil' (Xbox) - First Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Resurrection of Evil picks up two years following the events of the original in a once forgotten and remote UAC research facility on Mars. Players wage a brutal war against an army of new demons and zombies including Hell's own Hunters, while utilizing incredible new weapons like the physics defying "grabber" and the return of the classic double-barreled shotgun.

'Cold War' (Xbox/PC) Beta Test Signups

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher today announced Cold War has reached beta status. To mark the occasion, DreamCatcher is holding a call-for-entries for participants in the official beta test. The Cold War beta test sign-up is now open and will close August 17, 2005, at which point Dreamcatcher will select testers based on a variety of system configurations and locations. International entries are welcomed and encouraged.

'Sid Meiers Pirates!' - v1.02 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 10:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has released a patch for Firaxis' action/adventure game Sid Meier's Pirates! This patch brings your retail game to v1.02 and addresses a variety of bugs and game crashes, some graphic issues and several AI tweaks. Read more for download links ...

'Dreamlords' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamlords is an MMORTS game currently in development over at Lockpick Entertainment. Scheduled for 2006, Dreamlords is a persistent world in which victories and hard work will not pass unnoticed. Everything gained will make the player stronger for the next encounter.

'Rampage: Total Destruction' (NGC/PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games today announced the newest addition to the Rampage series with the development of Rampage: Total Destruction. This latest installment reinvents the classic arcade series and offers up a wide array of playable monsters that have the ability to perform unique combo attacks and individual super moves.