Rainier's Articles


'Metroid Prime 2' (NGC) Is Coming!

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2003 @ 12:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamespot was the first to notice that Nintendo has added a section for Metroid Prime 2 to their website. I guess this could be considered some sort off official confiormation that the sequel to last year's hit title Metroid Prime is coming up indeed. No details at all have been revealed but i am sure now that the cat is out of the bag we will hear more about it shortly.

Groove Armada Provides Soundtrack For 'Rayman 3' Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2003 @ 11:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc now has the quality music to match the celebrity voices, Pixar-like graphics and engaging story -- Groove Armada's rollicking song 'Madder,' from their just-released album 'Lovebox,' provides the sonic backdrop for the official game trailer and in-game demo. In other news, Raymanzone, the worldwide community for Rayman fans, has launched and is offering a 3-level PC demo -- if you're interested, you can find that at the Rayman Zone web site. Plenty of online goings-on for everyone's favorite limbless superhero. Read more for detailed information ....

'Disney Sports Snowboarding' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2003 @ 11:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami of America, Inc. announced today that Disney Sports Snowboarding for Game Boy Advance has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. Disney Sports Snowboarding captures the frenetic action and speed of real-life snowboarding and mixes it with a pinch of Disney magic to create one of the most unique action sports titles available.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2003 @ 1:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2003 @ 1:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles will feature 20 single and 10 multiplayer missions spanning the Finnish and Hungarian theatres of conflict. Amongst the host of features will be improved flight dynamics, a full AI redesign, new ground and sea objects and over 40 new flyable and AI-controlled aircraft, including flyable, multi-crewed German and Russian bombers. Our friends over at CheckSix have snapped some purty screens from their beta build, read more to check them out....

'Enclave' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2003 @ 12:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Enclave, the action-oriented role player can choose from 12 different character classes and enjoy long-term fascination in more than 24 detailed levels. A medieval fantasy ambience featuring impressive landscapes, castles, lava caves and city backdrops are bound to enchant the gamers. Ogres, gnomes, and druids tackle their enemies with numerous weapons and pieces of equipment such as swords, battle axes, and catapults. Check these 30+ new screens ...

'World of Warcraft' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2003 @ 12:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

World of Warcraft takes place four years following the aftermath of Warcraft III: Reign of Chaosä, where a great tension has settled over the ravaged world of Azeroth. As the various races begin to rebuild their shattered kingdoms, new threats, both ancient and terrifying, have arisen to plague the world once again. Players must explore the lands of Azeroth, forge fellowships with other players, and build their strength in order to prevail. Check the new batch of screens ...

'Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis' (PC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2003 @ 12:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

This world-builder title is inspired by Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment's Jurassic Park franchise, the studio's most successful film franchise. Jurassic Park allows you to fulfill Dr. John Hammond's dream by successfully designing and managing your very own Jurassic Park. Create the most amazing dinosaur theme park the world has ever seen, or battle your way through 12 intense missions that will truly test your skills against the awesome powers of nature and its most dominant creatures.

'Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter' (Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2003 @ 12:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter takes place hundreds of years in the future, where both human and alien settlers are rapidly colonizing the galaxy. The player will assume the role of an ex-Special Ops officer, Mace Griffin. Against a backdrop of corporate, political and religious intrigue, Mace Griffin is framed for being involved in his comrades' deaths. After spending time in prison, he becomes a Bounty Hunter, a vocation that gives him access to classified information and a means to aggressively pursue his search for the people who framed him. Check out the new batch of Xbox and tiny PS2 screens ...

NEC Games Announces 'Tube Slider' (NGC)

by Rainier on Feb. 3, 2003 @ 5:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NEC Interchannel, Ltd., a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, today announced its plans to enter the gaming industry as a third-party publisher for the PlayStation2, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, and the Xbox. NEC comes back after an eight-year hiatus and plans to publish for all next-gen consoles. At the same token NEC Interchannel announces their first NGC game "Tube Slider". Read more for details...