Rainier's Articles

Blue Fang Games Gets New Director For Its Animal Team

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zoo Tycoon developer Blue Fang Games is pleased to announce that Bruce Blumberg is joining its team as Director of its new Synthetic Animal Team.

'A Vampyre Story' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining 3D animation and 2D designs, A Vampyre Story follows the opera starlett, Mona, a woman kidnapped by Baron Shrowdy Von Kiefer and slowly becoming a creature of the night after coming under the vampire's spell.

'Nexuiz' - v1.2.1 Updated Download/Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nexuiz is a free 3D deathmatch game that is simply first person shooting reduced to the very basics with perfect weapon balancing. This 1.2.1 adds a server fix, a new CTF map, RuneMatch and Domination ,ap support, menu fixes, etc. Read more for details and download links ...

'Putt Nutz' (PS2/Xbox) Also Coming to PC

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Mountain Games announced today that their premiere game, Putt Nutz, is now finished for the PC. This means the games production is complete for both major consoles and home computers. Putt Nutz, a brand new miniature golf game, is a fast paced, over-the-top title that brings all the fun of miniature golf onto your PC.

Petroglyph Working on All New RTS For SEGA

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA today announced a partnership with developer Petroglyph to create an original RTS franchise for the PC. Most Petroglyph team members are former employees of Westwood Studios, where they worked on the company's titles including Blade Runner, Eye of the Beholder, Dune 2 and the blockbuster EA franchise Command & Conquer. The Las Vegas-based development team is presently completing the much-anticipated Star Wars: Empire at War.

'Neverend' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Neverend is a Fantasy RPG under development by Mayhem Studios (previously known for the TBS Empire of Magic) Discovering the background of Agavaen, and determining her final personality is one of the main purposes of the game, which continuously appears as the principal plot is being resolved.

'SSX On Tour' (PSP/NGC/PS2/Xbox) Soundtrack Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today revealed the 41 songs that will propel players through SSX On Tour. The in-game soundtrack delivers a fast-paced and energetic mix of music that builds on the popularity of the SSX 3 soundtrack which was adored by fans worldwide and won the coveted Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) award for Best Soundtrack.

'Dead or Alive 4' (X360) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 3:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead or Alive 4 will redefine 3-D high definition graphics and sound, creating the most visually beautiful and realistic looking video game to date. Unsurpassed online capabilities via Xbox Live, new incredible interactive stages, an all star line-up of old and new favorite characters, and the most complex DOA countering system yet, all add up to the must-have video game to own along with Xbox 360 this holiday season.

'In The Hustle: Detroit Streets' (PSP) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 3:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In The Hustle: Detroit Streets you are an unknown pool player, down on luck and out of money, and you must make a name for yourself by becoming the top player in the city by racking up points and earning cash.

'Burnout Legends' (PSP) - 29 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 2:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout Legends sets the bar for on-the-go automotive anarchy, combining the series' trademark speed, destruction and depth with new PSP-only features, gameplay refinements and connectivity. Gamers can look forward to eight gameplay modes, including crash, road rage and pursuit, with white-knuckle multiplayer via WiFi, and a GameShare option allowing players to wirelessly share a demo level of the game with friends.