Rainier's Articles


10Tacle Studios Signs 'Codename Panzers II'

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2005 @ 7:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

10TACLE Studios announced today that it has signed an agreement with Stormregion for Codename Panzers II, which will be developed from scratch and even leave the World War II scenario. The game is schedule for release on the PC in 2008, but adaptations to other gaming consoles are being discussed.

'Bet On Soldier: Bloodsport' Goes Gold In Germany

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2005 @ 2:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bet On Soldier is a first-person shooter which presents something considerably different in order to stand out from the crowd. With a corporation-takes-over-the-world-style plot, Bet On Soldier allows players to do exactly what it promises with its title - that is, bet on the outcome of encounters with specific enemies. Before entering battle, players can wager on which particular enemy soldiers they are going to kill. German publisher Frogster has announced work on BoS is done, and it will be in stores on August 25, 2005. Other territories are still in development, and according to DJ will be more polished and optimized.

'NHL 2K6' (PS2/Xbox/X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2005 @ 1:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NHL 2K6 continues its legacy with more control, more emotion and more detail than ever before. Puck fans take command of tape-to-tape passing, behind-the-net plays and precision give-and-go attacks. Players dominate the ice with NHL caliber goaltending, skating, checking and puck handling with the deeply enhanced animation system. Featuring all-new presentation elements, commentary and cut-scenes, NHL 2K6 is the ultimate hockey experience.

'Burnout Revenge' (PS2/Xbox) - 45 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2005 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Built for unprecedented destruction, Burnout Revenge challenges gamers to exact their revenge on rush hour traffic, vindictive rival racers and anything else that gets between them and the finish line.

dtp Launches New Adventure & RPG Label Anacondas

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2005 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

dtp has revealed a new brand for adventure games and RPGs at the beginning of this year's Game Convention in Leipzig. All games of these genres published by dtp shall be released under the sign ANACONDA - Adventures Ahead - worldwide, as the brand is planned to be international and dtp is expanding as a global publisher.

'World Racing 2' (ALL) Features New Golf R32 - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2005 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Racing 2 puts the fun of driving centre stage and offers optimised arcade racing characteristics, a rich and varied range of missions, lively 3D scenarios full of detail, enhanced tuning options and a great variety of cars.

Various Game Trailers #574

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 8:16 p.m. PDT | 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 Godfather - Trailer
  • The Guild 2 - GC 2005 Trailer


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

Digital Jesters' AGEIA PhysX Agreement Reveals 'Dogtag' (Xbox/X360/PC) Sequel

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 7:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At GC 2005 AGEIA Technologies announced that Digital Jesters has signed a publisher-wide agreement with AGEIA to license the AGEIA physX SDK and utilize the AGEIA physX processor for its next-generation games, starting with Kylotonn's FPS Bet on Soldier: Blood Sport, Dogtag and the PR agency inadvertently let slip, also Dogtag 2: Renegades

'1XR' (X360) - Details & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 5:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infinite Games is a canadian developer made up of former EA, Radical Games, Konami, Rockstar and Microsoft people currently working on futuristic racing game for the Xbox 360 codenamed 1XR. Read more for details and some car renders ...

'Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II' Official Web Site Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 4:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wage war in the North and assume command of the most storied civilizations in all of Middle-earth history – the Elven and Dwarven armies – or fight on the side of Evil with heroes and creatures that have never been seen in The Lord of the Rings films. Defend or overtake never before seen lands such as Dol Guldur, The Misty Mountains, and Mirkwood as you unleash powerful new weapons and abilities - summon dragons, cause volcanoes to erupt, or bring down a cataclysmic lightning strike. EA has launched the official LotR:BFME 2 Web site, although at this point, it's quite empty.