Rainier's Articles

'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' Coming To The Big Screen

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 1:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jerry Bruckheimer Films is negotiating a seven-figure deal to acquire the feature film rights to bestselling videogame "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time." Pic is being earmarked as a feature film for Disney. Deal includes a script being penned by game creator Jordan Mechner. John August is exec producing and supervising Mechner on the script.

'Serious Sam: Next Encounter' (GBA/NGC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 12:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced today that its Global Star publishing division will release Serious Sam: Next Encounter for the PlayStation2 and GameCube. Developed by Climax, the all new alien-blasting adventure will feature online play for up to eight players and two-player split screen action on the PlayStation 2, a four-player deathmatch option on the Nintendo GameCube, and two-player cooperative mode for both platforms. Read more for some new screens ..

American McGee Joins 'Enlight'

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 12:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Enlight announced today a partnership with gaming visionary American McGee. Founder of the independent game design and consulting firm TMIEC, McGee has signed on to be Enlight's creative director. Praised for his unique design talents by publications ranging from PC Gamer to Rolling Stone, American McGee developed Alice, a darker gothic version of the Lewis Carroll children's tale Alice in Wonderland and American McGee's Oz, a film trilogy currently being developed by Disney Films and Jerry Bruckheimer.

GMX Signs 'Specnaz: Project Wolf' - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 5:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GMX Media today announced that it has secured the World-Wide rights to Byte Software's First Person/Tactical Shooter "SPECNAZ: Project Wolf" . Read more for details and 40 or so screens ...

Sammy Studios 2004 Gamers Day (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 5:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sammy Studios has been busy today with several announcements and now we have a buttload of new screens delivered to your doorstep directly from their 2004 Gamers Day. Read more to check out new material for :

  • DarkWatch
  • Iron Phoenix
  • Seven Samurai 20XX
  • Spyfiction

'Nitro Family' - Demo No Longer Available

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 4:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Delphieye, Inc. has released a demo for their Serious Sam engine powered FPS Nitro Family giving you the chance to try out 2 levels (including a boss 'Monk') from the full game giving. “Nitro Family” mainly focuses on images of the deepest desires of man like violence, sensuality and beauty, with a pure enjoyment of game. Read more for download links ...

UPDATE: Demo was not meant for public release so it has been pulled. Legit public demo coming soon ...

'Super Collapse! II' (GBA) Announced

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 3:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Majesco Sales Inc. today announced plans to publish Super Collapse! II for Nintendo's Game Boy Advance. Developed by GameHouse Studios and already a Web-game favorite with over 15 million users, the popular downloadable PC game is one of the most-played puzzle games on the Net and among the most-acclaimed Internet titles in its genre.

Hip Interactive Signs 'Fear Factor: Unleashed'

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 3:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hip Interactive announced today the signing of a license agreement with ARUSH Entertainment to be the exclusive North American distributor for the PC and console video game Fear Factor: Unleashed based on the TV hit series Fear Factor. The game is expected to release for the 2004 holiday season. Read more for details ...

'Gangland' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 1:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Whiptail Interactive and developer MediaMobsters announced today that the action-style Mafia game Gangland has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Gangland combines the RTS, RPG & SIM genres into a new breed of gaming mayhem, letting players bribe, steal and seduce their way to the top of the family tree. Gangland for the PC has a SRP of $49.99 and has been rated M for Mature.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 12:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • The Suffering - Trailer
  • Perimeter - Trailer
  • World Of WarCraft - Trailer
  • Knights Of The Temple - Trailer
  • Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow - Trailer (2)

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...