Rainier's Articles


'Castlevania : Harmony of Dissonance' - Trailer

by Rainier on June 21, 2002 @ 9:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

“Juste” when you thought you’d left the castle behind, Konami is proud to release a new movie from the highly anticipated Castlevania Harmony of Dissonance for GameBoy Advance. Read more for links where to grab this trailer.

Baldur's Gate : Dark Alliance (Xbox) - New Screens & art

by Rainier on June 21, 2002 @ 8:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's the massively popular world of Baldur's Gate as you have never seen it before. Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is a revolutionary action adventure with an epic tale of intrigue, fierce alliances, explosive spell effects and highly detailed creatures and environments. Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is a benchmark of technology and gameplay. Njoy the new screens & art.

Lionheart - Features & Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2002 @ 7:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It is 1588 A.D., a critical year of an alternate history hauntingly familiar yet fantastically alien to our own. Because of one fateful event during the Third Crusade, the history of this world diverged. This event, the Disjunction, ripped open a long-sealed breach to other worlds. Magic energy and powerful spirits flowed into the world, changing the lands and the people forever. Check the excellent screens!

Neverwinter Nights (Manual) Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 21, 2002 @ 2:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last night BioWare let us know that there was an automatic update patch available for their just release 3D role-playing game "Never winter Nights". Today they released the manual patch for Neverwinter Nights, upgrading the game to version 1.18. Read more for details and links.

'Halo 2' - Details

by Rainier on June 20, 2002 @ 9:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"WE WANT IT. You want it. Everybody wants to know what's really going on with Halo 2. We know. Other than confirming its coming, Microsoft has been very coy about the game, repeatedly dodging everyone's questions. Everyone, that is, except for Official UK Xbox Magazine."

Phantagram Interactive Announces `Shining Lore' Closed Beta Test

by Rainier on June 20, 2002 @ 9:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantagram Interactive announced today that it will begin limited enrollment for beta testing its upcoming massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) "Shining Lore." The company expects tens of thousands of submissions but will limit the testing to the first 20,000 qualified candidates. Interested parties are encouraged to go to the official Shining Lore websiteto enroll. Set to begin in July, the beta test will run approximately 60 days and will lead into the commercial release of the game for North America.

Ubi Soft To Publish 'Catz 5' and 'Dogz 5'

by Rainier on June 20, 2002 @ 9:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that it will publish the next installments of its best-selling Petz family of products with Catz 5 and Dogz 5. Key among the new features in Catz 5 and Dogz 5 will be the ability for Petz owners to import all officially released Dogz and Catz from previous versions into the new title, ensuring that old friends aren't lost when their owners upgrade. Catz 5 and Dogz 5 for the PC are both expected to ship to U.S. and Canadian retail this Fall with an MSRP of $19.99 each.

IGI 2: Covert Strike - New Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2002 @ 8:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For IGI 2, the acclaimed superb stealth-based first-person shooter action returns, and continues the modern warfare and espionage theme of the original. The covert missions continue the career of David Jones, a former SAS soldier, now working freelance for the secret organisation, codenamed 'IGI'. We already had some new screens a few days ago, and today we bring you some more.. Njoy!

'Rainbow Six:Raven Shield' Developer Chat Log

by Rainier on June 20, 2002 @ 7:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft updated the official Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Raven Shield website with a full transcript of their first developer chat log. The chat log was posted on the German Raven Shield website and has Mike McCoy (Lead Game Designer), Joel Trembley (Programmer) and Chadi Lebbos (Producer) discussing aspects such as online play, gameplay modes, and player interaction with in-game characters. While the chat log was conducted on the German section of the website its been translated into English. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Raven Shield follows Team Rainbow as they try to retrieve a cache of biological weapons while stopping a London bank from being terrorized. The game makes its debut this fall on Xbox & PC.

Babel Up To New Tricks With 'Stuntman'

by Rainier on June 20, 2002 @ 6:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stuntman received rave previews at last month’s E3 show in Los Angeles and its release in September is anticipated as one of the key releases of the year. Developed by Reflections, the company responsible for the best-selling Driver series, the game will be available exclusively on PS2 and the website has been produced in response to the demand its release has engendered.