Rainier's Articles


'Unreal Tournament 2003' - Server & Source Files

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2002 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on FileShack there's been some UT2003 goodies today. First off, the Unreal Tournament 2003 stand-alone server for Windows and Linux have been released. You will need to get a cd-key from Epic to run it. And also the original Unreal Tournament 2003 3DStudio MAX character source files are being offered on PolyCount. They were created using 3D Studio Max R4 with Character Studio so you'll need that in order to play around with them.

Serious Sam's Arsenal (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 11:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sam "Serious" Stone has a whole mess of bad guys to waste, and fortunately for planet Earth he has the immense firepower to pull it off. Today we scored some screenshots hightlighing the devastating weapons available in SERIOUS SAM, coming NOVEMBER 12 exclusively to the Xbox. Njoy!

Off World Resource Base (O.R.B.) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 10:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

O.R.B. is a visually stunning 3D Real-Time strategy game that pits the forces of two races against each other in a desperate struggle to control the resources they need to expand their empires. O.R.B. stands for Off World Resource Base and what happens in the “Off World” is the stuff that dreams or nightmares are made of. Within the multiple systems are the precious resources that both planets desperately need to thrive. The stage has been set for a battle to control the solar system. While the two races play a deadly game of hide and seek in the asteroid belt, they are unaware of a predatory alien menace that threatens the entire solar system. Some new screens AND a new trailer!

Hercules Launches 'Smart TV'

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 7:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

HERCULES is thrilled to announce the launch of its Smart TV. The new TV card will be available from our distributors at the end of september 2002. Smart TV is a fully featured PCI TV Card with which you can watch TV on your PC. With Smart TV you will be able to record movies and football games in MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 formats onto your hard disk and directly Burn-to-disc recorded programs from Smart TV capture gallery.

'Tony Tough' Get Read For Halloween Release

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 6:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment today announced that upcoming adventure for the PC, "Tony Tough and the Night of Roasted Moths" will be in stores on October 31, 2002.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'NOLF2 : A Spy In Harm's Way' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra just let us know that they have updated their "No One Lives Forever 2" website to celebrate the launch of their already heralded title "NOLF2 : A Spy In Harm's Way". Also available is the first update patch bringing the retail copy to v1.1. Since a lot of people (including myself) are having problems with the sound/speech they issued a fix to address this. Read more for links where to grab it ...

'Reign Of Fire' (Xbox) - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 1:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game’s story picks back up in Britain, c. 2024. Quinn has grown up to be a “resistance fighter” for a small community hiding in an old castle in the burnt-out English countryside. His people have been reduced to living in near-medieval conditions. There’s a pair of dragons prowling the vicinity, attacking the few remaining villages, destroying crops, and generally making life hell for the humans. The fire brigades risk their lives to put out the awful firestorms caused by the dragon attacks as they rescue the trapped or wounded survivors. BAM! updated their trailer for the just gone gold xbox/ps2 version.. read more for links where to get it!

Splinter Cell (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will release in time for the lucrative Christmas 2002 market exclusively on Xbox, with a PC version to appear by the end of the year. Xbox is the lead development platform for the game, which has been designed to take full advantage of the advanced graphics and sound capabilities of Xbox. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will also feature online elements using the recently announced Xbox Live service. A few new screens ...

'X-Men: Next Dimension ' (PS2/NGC/XBX) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 1:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men: Next Dimension plunges players into a powerful enemy’s plot to rid the world of mutants. Leaving traditional arena-based fighting games in its wake, X-Men: Next Dimension is the only console fighter game that carries epic super hero showdowns across expansive 3-D levels. Players fight as 24 different X-Men characters through interactive environments replete with combat-induced damage. Check the screens!