Archives by Day


Rainier's Articles

'EverQuest II' Expansion Pack and Adventure Pack Announced

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 3:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment today announced EverQuest II Desert of Flames and EverQuest II The Splitpaw Saga, the first expansion pack and second adventure pack, respectively, for its MMO EQ II. Desert of Flames will launch launch September 12th 2005 and retail for $29.99 and will be showcased at the upcoming E3 in Los Angeles. The Splitpaw Saga will be available only via digital download for just $7.99 starting June 28th 2005.

'World Racing 2' (Xbox/PC) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 2:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Racing 2 enhances the technology of the game's fore-runner World Racing, which introduced an innovative 3D landscape technology and sophisticated driving physics. While World Racing focussed on the simulation aspect, World Racing 2 will put the fun of driving at centre stage and offer optimised arcade racing characteristics, rich and varied range of mission modes, lively scenarios, enhanced tuning options and a great variety of cars.

'Aurora Watching: Gorky Zero' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 1:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aurora Watching is a third person perspective stealth game taking place in the Arctic. During the mission, Sullivan faces many opponents, not all of whom are human and each of which can be defeated in many ways, Mini-games, puzzles, and hi-tech gadgets keep players excited from the very beginning to the end.

'Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars' - v1.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 1:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV has released the first patch GSC World's 3D RTS Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars. This patch brings your retail game to v1.1 and addresses a game speed issue on computers with low RAM, fixes a problem with pack horses pathfinding, resolves a buffer overrun issue, map balancing in Skirmish mode, multiplayer improvements & stability, etc. Read more for download links ...

'Pariah' (Xbox/PC) Sequel Already in the Works

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 12:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Extremes barely shipped Pariah to retail stores earlier this week, and word is already out of a sequel being under development. In an interview with Canadian gaming mag Wham! Gaming, DE's James Schmalz confirmed Pariah 2 is due to follow shortly, and on current generation machines, not next-gen. James also said "Pariah 2 will be like a 'bridge' game between current and future systems." The making of a franchise, it seems ...

'Dungeon Lords' Hacks Its Way To Retail

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 11:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced D.W. Bradley's Combat RPG, Dungeon Lords, has shipped to retailers across North America.

NCsoft's E3 2005 Lineup

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 10:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft today announced its lineup of games for the E3, May 18-20 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. NCsoft’s games represent the company’s varied offering of massively multiplayer online (MMO) game titles. All products will be shown in booth #1024 in the convention center’s South Hall. Read more for details ...

Got Game Signs 'WWII Tank Commander' - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment today announced that it has reached a co-publishing agreement with Merscom to bring WWII Tank Commander, a non-stop military action game for PC, to North American retail, in June 2005.

Robocop's Peter Weller Voicing 'Codename: Panzers, Phase Two'

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 10:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV announced today they have signed premier vocal, writing and artistic talent for work on its WWII RTS Codename: Panzers, Phase Two. Actor Peter Weller, best known for his work in such films as "Naked Lunch" and "Robocop," will be the voice of Jeffrey S. Wilson - the game's cigar-smoking, butt-kicking, turpentine-drinking American hero.

'Alan Wake' (PS3/Xbox2/PC) Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 4, 2005 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Remedy Entertainment has revealed the official name of its next project. No sequel to Max Payne, but an all new IP, Alan Wake. Discribed as a psychological thriller, no additional details were provided, but they did toss up a teaser website with a few screens and trailer. More details are will be announced during E3, our appointment is already set up, so come back during E3 for our impressions, in the meantime, read more for screens & trailer.