Rainier's Articles


Infinium Labs' Executive Vice President Resigns

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 8:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Richard S. Skoba announced today that he has turned in his resignation to Infinium Labs. Mr. Skoba was a member of the senior management team, serving as the Executive Vice President of Business Development and Sales for Infinium Labs since January 2004. His resignation is effective as of April 30, 2005.

Nintendo Mixes It Up With Electric Blue NDS

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 8:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo of America Inc. introduces the first new color in the Western Hemisphere for its popular Nintendo DS. "Electric Blue" debuts in June and will become a permanent color in the DS palette, joining the original silver-and-black model, named "Titanium."

'The Sims 2' (NDS/DS/GBA/NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 8:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As we revealed last night, EA today officially announced that The Sims 2 is in development for the PS2, Xbox, NGC, PSP, NDS, the GBA and mobile phones.

'Psychonauts' (Xbox/PC) Finally Available In Stores

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 8:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco today announced that Psychonauts has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Developed by Double Fine Productions, Psychonauts is available for the Xbox and PC, and will be offered on the PS2 later this spring.

'The Great British Football Quiz' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 8:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Liquid Games is pleased to announce the first title in its series of quizzes for the PS2; The Great British Football Quiz. This series comprises six European titles in all, the other five being differentiated for fans in Italy, Germany, France, Spain and The Netherlands.

'Pro Rugby Manager 2' - v1.09 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 7:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Rugby Manager 2 displays each bone-crunching tackle, each heart-in-mouth drop kick and every maddening pass and dash to the try-line in such glorious, motion-captured detail, it rivals anything TV coverage can offer. Digital Jesters has released a new patch for Pro Rugby Manager 2. This update brings your retail game to v1.09 and adds a new external db, mp3 player, photo feature and the usual bug and game fixes. Read more for download links ...

Close Combat: First to Fight Gets In Retail Formation

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 7:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Close Combat: First to Fight has shipped and is currently available in retail stores across North America and Europe for PC. A version for the Xbox was released on April 9th.

'Dark Age of Camelot' - 14 Day Trial Available

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 2:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dark Age of Camelot developer Mythic Entertainment today made a new version of the game's 14-day free trial broadly available for download to players new to the compelling world of "Camelot." This trial version incorporates many new features, which Mythic recently introduced as part of the latest in a series of free major upgrades. The 14-day trial is available for download.

'Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith' (NDS) - 54 New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 12:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith is the closing chapter of epic Star Wars saga. Following closely the storyline of the upcoming movie, you'll choose your path between light & shadow playing either as the Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi or Anakin Skywalker, the soon-to-become Darth Vader. Witness the rise of the birth of Darth Vader and the galactic Empire is this epic Jedi action game!

'The Sims 2' Coming to Consoles and Handhelds

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Not really much of a surprise, but in a recent interview with IGN, Maxis producer Scot Amos revealed that they have been working on porting The Sims 2 to consoles and handheld systems. The base of the game will be content that people liked in The Sims 2, but also material taken from the University expansion pack. But people who are familiar with the PC edition, still might want to check the console editions, since it will also have new & exclusive content, new locations, new characters and so forth. The PS2 edition will support HDD and Eye Toy (you can import yourself into the game as a character), the Xbox version will HDTV and 720dpi, while the Gamecube will have custom content.