Rainier's Articles

'Batman Begins' (ALL) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 2:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Step into the shadows of Gotham City's perilous criminal underworld as DC Comics' legendary Dark Knight in the Batman Begins video game. Slated for release day and date with the Warner Bros. Pictures film, Batman Begins challenges players to use fear as their ultimate weapon. Read more for new screens ...

'Tomb Raider: Legend' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 2:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tomb Raider: Legend revives the athletic, intelligent and entertaining adventurer who won the hearts and minds of gamers worldwide. Lara comes alive with intricately animated expressions, moves and abilities. An arsenal of modern equipment, such as a magnetic grappling device, binoculars, frag grenades, personal lighting device and communications equipment, allows gamers to experience tomb raiding as never before. Head on over to the official Tombraiderr website, or read more for the first screens ...

'Cold Winter' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 1:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi announced today that the PS2 first-person shooter Cold Winter has gone gold. The shockingly gritty FPS will immerse gamers in a modern and deep story set in the shadowy world of international espionage. Developed by UK-based Swordfish Studios, Cold Winter is set to hit retail shelves this May.

Foundation 9 Acquires Pipeworks Software

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 12:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Foundation 9 Entertainment today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Pipeworks Software, an independent studio focusing on development of entertainment software titles for major software publishers. After the transaction is completed, Pipeworks will continue to develop video games for the PS2, Xbox, and the PSP.

'From Russia With Love' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The new game will follow the plot of the original "From Russia with Love" film, including the battle on the Orient Express and the boat chase sequence, but will expand the story with new action sequences. The development team approached the game as a director's cut of the film, which will allow the player to utilize such cool toys as the jetpack and a Q-copter as well as the trusty Walther PPK handgun. The game is set for release in the fall on PS2, Xbox and GameCube.

'Jade Empire' (Xbox) Conjures Itself Into Stores

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 12:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios announced today that BioWare's action-RPG game Jade Empire has punched into North American retail outlets and is now available for an estimated price of $49.95 (U.S.). Jade Empire will be available in Europe starting on April 22.

'Tales of Legendia' (PS2) Coming to North America - Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 10:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that the latest epic adventure in the enormously popular "Tales" franchise, "Tales of Legendia," will be coming to the U.S. market exclusively for the PS2. Read more for details and screens ...

'Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition' (PS2/Xbox) Screeches into Stores

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midnight Club 3: Dub Edition is the quintessential racing game for any true aficionado of the automotive and racing lifestyle, and is the only game to offer a full range of street vehicle culture including over 50 fully customizable licensed vehicles. The full spectrum includes import tuners, motorcycles and luxury rides all of which are fully customizable in both style and performance.

'Heretic Kingdoms: The Inquisition' Preaches Its Way To Retail

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

Got Game Entertainment and co-publisher Merscom today announced that Heretic Kingdoms: The Inquisition for the PC has shipped to retail stores across North America. The combat-oriented and story-driven RPG casts you in a world where God is dead and religion heresy.

'Etrom' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Etrom is an epic adventure among realms and cities, democracies and “nazi” dictatorships, a journey through space-time portals, among the Thrones of the Abyss, beyond the gates of the City of Light and many more locations, situations, rituals, secret-services plots, dark spells.