Rainier's Articles


'Phantom' Gaming System Playable At E3 2004

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 9:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Infinium Labs, Inc. announced today it will be exhibiting at the 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo, the annual videogame industry conference being held May 12-14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

'Drakengard' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Enix U.S.A., Inc. announced that Drakengard for the PlayStation2, ships to North American retailers today. Drakengard weaves action-packed gameplay with complex character and weapon development in the setting of a mysterious kingdom.

'Dead Man's Hand' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dead Man's Hand, a western-themed first-person-shooter, has shipped to retail outlets nationwide, Atari, Inc. announced today. The only first-person-shooter that turns gamers into cowboys, Dead Man's Hand features dramatic saloon fights, horseback chases and exploding gun powder barrels. Developed by Human Head Studios, the creators of the Rune series, Dead Man's Hand uses the Unreal technology from Epic Games to provide amazing graphics, non-stop action and enhanced multiplayer capabilities through Xbox Live. A PC version of the game will be released later this month.

'Scooby-Doo! Mystery Mayhem' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 9:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced that Scooby-Doo! Mystery Mayhem, licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and based on the classic Scooby-Doo! television series, is now available for the PlayStation2, Xbox and GameCube at retailers throughout North America.

'Spartan' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Spartan is the third in a series of empire-building strategy games that includes the best-selling Legion and Chariots of War. partan focuses on one of the most influential civilisations in the history of mankind – the Ancient Greeks, and allows players to choose from 100 nations to lead to victory, including Sparta, renowned for its total dedication to the art of war and for producing the ultimate fighting machine of the ancient world – the Spartan Hoplite; probably most famous for the courageous last stand of 300 Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae in 480BC.

'SpellForce: The Breath of Winter' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 2:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions Software AG today officially announced the Add-On to SpellForce: The Order of Dawn named SpellForce: The Breath of Winter. The multi award winning RPS (Role-Playing-Strategy) Game has enthralled Real Time Strategy and RPG gamers alike and has been received to critical acclaim, winning a range of awards for its market performance. Read more for details ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 2:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Majesco Secures GBA Video Rights for Nickelodeon Properties

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 10:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Majesco Sales Inc.today announced an agreement with Nickelodeon to publish several episodes of the network's high-profile cartoon programs as part of its new Game Boy Advance Video product line.

'Coliseum' - Update Patch & Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 7:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games has released a new patch (and updated demo) for Stormcloud Creations' gladiator-management sim Coliseum. This update brings your retail game to v1.6 and addresses several bugs & gameplay tweaks, and a few entirely new features such as the ability to bribe opponents, 10 new enchantments, a playoff display, and a quest mode. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

GameCube Nearly Sold Out In U.S.

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 7:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo Co. Ltd., which at one point stopped production on its GameCube video game console due to slack demand, has now nearly sold out of the console in the United States and is seeking to bring supplies in from elsewhere, a spokeswoman said on Monday.