Rainier's Articles


'Railroad Tycoon III' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2003 @ 11:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Who needs a movie that has no anoraks, a distinct lack of platforms, and for that matter, trains? If you go loco for 'motives, then Railroad Tycoon III is the game for you! On schedule for release in October, the king of Tycoon games with over a million units sold worldwide for Railroad Tycoon I and II, will arrive at a store near you. Along with a glorious bleeding edge three-dimension engine, Railroad Tycoon 3 will have outstanding multiplayer support, complete with integrated chat and matchmaking service. Read more to check out a few new screens ...

'Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy' - Website Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 9:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts has launched a new website for Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy! The site contains a variety of new content such as a new trailer, Character and lightsaber customization movies, music tracks from the game soundtrack, Multiplayer level descriptions, Game FAQ and tons more. Go check it out!

'BattleField 1982: Interstate' - Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 9:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Battlefield 1982 Interstate' is a car-to-car combat mod for Battlefield 1942 inspired by Interstate '76 and Interstate '82. The Battlefield 1982 Interstate mod offers combat in all manner of vehicles, as well as a full assortment of flattops, mullets, and shoulder pads. Read more for download links ...

'America's Army - Dedicated Linux Client Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 9:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

America's Army: Operations is a squad-based multiplayer first-person shooter that utilizes the Unreal Warfare engine. The update brings your AA game to v1.9 and adds the new combat medic class (and training), a new damage model, new multiplayer missions, new interface, new character models, new anti-cheating measures, and tons more (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Dog's Life ' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 9:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Allowing the player to do anything a dog can do – from digging, chasing, fetching, herding, swimming, begging, hunting, marking territory and more (so bring along your poopie scoop!) – Dog's Life provides the opportunity to become your favourite pet! A Sims type game, but with dogs?!?! Just what the doctor ordered! Read more for some new screens ...

'Drome Racers' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 8:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Drome Racers is a multi-terrain racing experience that will leave young speedsters breathless. Players take on the role of Max Axel who has trained intensely for the challenging Drome Championship and wants to take home the trophy. Getting behind the wheel of high-tech cars based on the 2002 LEGO Racers construction toy range, players must face tough Multi-Challenge Races (MCR's). Each race is a seamless set of stages, mixing tracks with realistically stunning city, mountain and canyon environments.

'Battlefield: Pirates' - v0.2 Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 4:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

If you get excited about the idea of sailing uncharted waters, searching the fog for rival ships, and maneuvering into the perfect position to lay iron unto your enemy before he can do the same to you, then you've come to the right place. Battlefield: Pirates is a mod for EA's Battlefield 1942 (updated for the coming bf1942 v1.45 patch). Can you hold the center long enough to win? A new v0.2 Alpha version has been released with loads of fixes, tweaks and general additions. Read more for details, screens and download links ...

'Karaoke Revolution' (PS2) Features Blockbuster Song List

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 4:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of America, today revealed the song list featured in the ground-breaking new game, Karaoke Revolution for the Sony PlayStation2. As North America's first-ever interactive karaoke game, Karaoke Revolution uses a headset microphone and proprietary "voice analyzer" technology to measure the player's pitch and rhythm in order to deliver a score. Aspiring pop stars and the "musically challenged" alike will now have a chance to sing the same tunes made popular by some of the biggest names in music.

'Sonic Heroes' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA’s legendary mascot Sonic The Hedgehog makes his historic multi-platform debut and embarks on his biggest adventure ever, with his trademark blazing speed and a new gameplay twist in “Sonic Heroes.” Read more for additional details, the first screens as well as an in game action packed trailer (original was a 300mb .avi, converted for your convenience)...

'Need for Speed Underground' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter the world of urban street racing and high performance tuner cars with the latest title in the hit Need for Speed series: Need for Speed Underground. Take on today’s most popular tuner cars from Mitsubishi Motors, Subaru, Toyota and many more, building the ultimate street machine by earning cash to pay for custom body kits and a host of licensed car performance mods. But just creating a custom street racing machine will not get you to the top; it takes a certain amount of attitude and razor sharp driving skills to compete in the tough world of urban racing. Check out the new screens!