Rainier's Articles

'Ballerium' - Beta Expanding & Signup

by Rainier on June 8, 2003 @ 1:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majorem Ltd., developers of Ballerium - the Massive multiplayer strategy game, announce today the opening of the third and last round of Beta-0, that will take place in the next few days. This round will be shorter than the previous ones, and will include only a couple of takes during this week. About 10 to 15 additional testers will be selected to participate in this round which will be followed by a server update, and a new beta Phase, Beta-1. The next phase will require many more testers and therefore those who wish to participate are hereby invited to register at www.Ballerium.com.

'Shadow Vault' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on June 8, 2003 @ 1:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mayhem Studios today announced one of their new projects, a time-traveling strategic RPG game already in the works for the past two years, called Shadow Vault. Shadow Vault takes you to an enjoyable surrounding of a nuclear war, fighting your own ancestors with large-scale strategic and genetic possibilities. Read more for detailes and screens ...

'Besieger' - Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2003 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Besieger introduces a world filled with feudal rivalry in which players can wage war as either Viking or Cimmerian warriors. Contenders can build flying vehicles for combat or siege towns on horseback in an effort to conquer factions such as Ogres, Werewolves, Centaurs, and other non-human races. The armored walls of a barricade can be shattered using a battering ram and competitors can pocket enemy buildings and equipment. Players can also retreat and accumulate forces behind their own armored citadel for a counterattack. Read more for some new screens...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 7, 2003 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Eve of Destruction' - Mod Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 6, 2003 @ 9:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eve of Destruction is a mod Battlefield 1942, and they have released a 10% "demo" of the final product. This release will contain not only new skins, vehicles and new objects, it features 8 complete new custom maps. Each map is different in their own way (from realistic to fun maps) and partially adapted to the Indochina Vietnam Conflict. Infantry Combat in EoD is more realistic and more action than in Battlefield and similar to more infantry-based games like Raven Shield or Counterstrike. Read more for download links ...

'Master of Orion III' - Beta Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 6, 2003 @ 8:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Master of Orion III Website now offers an "official beta patch" for the PC and Mac version of Quicksilver's space strategy game sequel. This v1.2 beta patch includes a ton of new changes and fixes for Master of Orion III. The previous data patch is not compatible with the v1.2 code. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Zero-G Marines' Canned

by Rainier on June 6, 2003 @ 7:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on 3D Gamers that they got word from Strategy First that their planned space-combat and first-person shooter combo Zero-G Marines has been cancelled. Word is that the "development studios have shifted their focus to new projects" and are also "still concentrating on the Disciples series."

'Cruise Ship Tycoon' - Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2003 @ 3:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cruise Ship Tycoon is a fun and exciting game that lets you take control of a fleet of cruise ships. Features include: colorful and unique characters (including staff and passengers), Challenge, Career and Open Play game modes, various locations ranging from Antarctica to Alaska and Russia to Mexico. There are 4 base model ships to choose from and a large variety of rooms, food, staff and entertainment buildings to create. Don't forget to steer your ship clear of icebergs, land and those pesky sea creatures. Read more for some screens ...

'Restaurant Empire' Is Getting Praised

by Rainier on June 6, 2003 @ 11:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enlight announced today that Restaurant Empire is receiving high scores from software reviewers across the United States and Europe. Restaurant Empire, shipped to retail stores around the world in March, captures the true experiences individuals encounter as they build and manage their own restaurant business. Read more to know what's cooking ...

'Mistmare' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 6, 2003 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sinister Systems and Arxel Tribe have released yet another patch for their third-person role-playing adventure Mistmare, bringing your retail game to v1.6. This upgrade allows you to swich between 3 game resolutions, fixes crashes and slowdown. Read more for detailed fix list and download link.