Rainier's Articles

'Halo' - Developer Interview

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 1:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Armed with a brand new arsenal of weapons and vehicles, Halo delivers challenges and surprises, as well as intense online multiplayer competition exclusively for the PC, including new multiplayer maps. After we spend some time at a recent Halo LAN event, it was prime time to get cozy with Gearbox Software President Randy Pitchford and ask some annoying questions ...

'Looney Tunes: Back In Action' (PS2/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 1:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Looney Tunes: Back In Action is a video game to be released on multiple platforms day and date with the upcoming live action feature film starring the Looney Tunes characters. The partnership marks the first time Warner Bros. Consumer Products has partnered to co-publish a video game title. UK-based Warthog is developing the game based on the film, which will debut in November 2003. Check out these new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Ultima X: Odyssey' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ultima X: Odyssey (UXO), is a next generation massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) from the award-winning Origin studio team. Powered by the latest version of the Unreal Engine and based on the renowned Ultima single-player role-playing series, UXO will enable players to create personalized legacies in a massive new online world and will be one of the first of its kind to offer private areas on demand within the game. Some more screens goodness ...

'Against Rome' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in Europe at the time of the migration of nations (about 200-450 AD), Against Rome takes the player to that part of the continent that has not yet succumbed to the Roman Empire. This vast territory, which the Romans disparagingly called barbaricum, is the home of numerous primitive nations. The player takes control over one of these barbarian tribes, who as a whole stood out for a pronounced lack of cultural achievements, combined with a ferocious belligerence... Check out a new screenshot below!

'Atari Gamer Day' Screens Gallery

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari had their annual gamer day last week where they presented their lineup of upcoming titles. Today we have screens for most of those products, such as:

  • Civilization 3: Conquests (PC)
  • Unreal Tournament 2004 (PC)
  • T3: War Of The Machines (PC)
  • Once Upon A Knight (PC)
  • Hordes of the Underdark (PC)
  • Gothic II (PC)
  • Temple Of Elemental Evil (PC)
  • Dead Man's Hand (Xbox)
  • DragonBall Z: Budokai 2 (PS2)
  • Shadow Ops: Red Mercury

Sony Online Launches 'EverQuest: Evolution'

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 1:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. announced today that EverQuest: Evolution, an affordable, all-inclusive collection that offers the original game as well as the five current expansion packs, The Ruins of Kunark, The Scars of Velious, The Shadows of Luclin, The Planes of Power and The Legacy of Ykesha is available in stores everywhere for the suggested retail price of $29.99.

'Street Racing Syndicate' (NGC/PS2/XBox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Street Racing Syndicate captures all the competition, lifestyle, and action of real illegal and underground street racing. Nights filled with high-risk, nitrous-injected, illegal racing on real city streets. Money and respect always on the line. Cops lurking behind every sharp turn. Customizing cars with authentic parts, cool paint, and anything else bought or won. From hot cars with lifelike physics and damage, to beautiful models picked from the pages of today's top import magazines, to booming bass, big bets, and illegal and sanctioned events, Street Racing Syndicate is the first game ever to deliver the real world of street racing.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 1:05 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 :

  • Mythica - Trailer
  • Commandos 3: Destination Berlin - Trailer
  • Hegemonia: the Solon Heritage - Trailer
  • Knights of the Temple - Trailer
  • Street Legal Racing: Redline - Trailer
  • Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy - Trailer
  • Terminator 3: War of the Machines - Trailer

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

'Crashday' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crashday puts the player in a world of stunts, dents and adrenalin. His task is to scrap his vehicle with breathtaking stunts or to wreck cars in aggressive street races, showing his opponents that they made a fatal mistake in choosing him as their enemy. The battle setting place in maps partly created by the player is sponsored by a crazy video shop owner who sells new vehicles, weapons and other upgrades from time to time.