Rainier's Articles

'Knights of Honor' Gets Delayed in North America

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 9:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developer and publisher Paradox Interactive is getting ready to publish Black Sea Studios' latest real-time medieval strategy game Knights of Honor in North America. After setting an optimistic release date for the title, Paradox and their distributor have decided to postpone the launch to ensure the game will be more widely available in all parts of North America. But Strategy fans need not fear - the new date has only been postponed by a few weeks and the game is set to ship to stores May 10th.

'Taxi 3: eXtreme Rush' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 9:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Taxi 3: eXtreme Rush is a high end racing game in which you dash frantically through the city of London in order to pick up and drop off passengers. Team6 has released a single/multiplayer demo allowing you to try out a short street and drag race with two available cars. Read more for download links ...

'Happy Feet' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 8:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Midway Games announced today the signing of a multi-territory publishing agreement to develop video games based on Happy Feet, a comedy adventure written and directed by George Miller (the Babe movies, Lorenzo's Oil, the Mad Max trilogy), scheduled for release in November 2006. The multi-platform deal includes games for console, handheld and PC.

Konami Bringing Coded Arms (PSP) To Europe - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 7:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami of Europe has announced it will release Coded Arms for Sony's PSP this summer. Coded Arms is a fast-paced and aesthetically stunning first-person shooter set within a hastily abandoned Virtual Reality system.

'24: The Game' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 6:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The countdown has begun to the release of '24: The Game' on PS2. SCEE today announced an exclusive licence deal with Twentieth Century Fox to bring the acclaimed show '24' onto PS2. Set to become the biggest action adventure game of the year, '24: The Game' lets gamers take control and live a 'brand new day' in the life of Jack Bauer and the Los Angeles Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU).

'Haunting Ground' (PS2) - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 3:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Haunting Ground is a spine-chilling survival horror game is set in a mysterious castle that has become a prison for two innocent characters- an orphaned young girl and a white shepherd dog. They must utilize each other’s strengths if they hope to escape from their horrifying surroundings. Haunting Ground combines a compelling ambiance of terror and solitude with challenging puzzles and a unique gameplay approach.

'Squad Manager 2005' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 3:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Squad Manager 2005 represents the latest evolution of the Waywardxs's Football Manager Simulator and will feature, for the first time ever in the series, an additional new real-time 2D match viewer and the multiplayer mode. Read more for details and screens ...

MMO Player Killed Over Virtual Sword Purchase

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 2:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A Shanghai online game player has stabbed to death a competitor who sold his cyber sword for real money. The sale created a legal dilemma because China has no law covering the ownership of virtual weapons. The China Daily newspaper reported that a Shanghai court was told Qiu Chengwei, 41, stabbed competitor Zhu Caoyuan repeatedly in the chest after he was told Zhu had sold his dragon sabre, used in the popular online game Legend of Mir 3.

'Killer 7' (NGC/PS2) - 38 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 2:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Killer 7, players take on the role of Harman Smith an unlikely assassin who lives life at his own pace. Switching between seven different personalities, he employs each character’s abilities to terminate targets he deems "deserving to die." Read more to check out some screens ...

'Dead to Rights II: Hell to Pay' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 1:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dead to Rights II marks the return of action-hero Jack Slate and his K-9 companion, Shadow. In this super-charged sequel, Jack and Shadow find themselves once again in the squalid, mean streets of Grant City, ensnared in a labyrinth of crime, corruption and betrayal. Read more for 40+ new screens ...