Rainier's Articles

'Top Spin' - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has forged links with Microsoft to publish the Windows PC version of Top Spin, the critically renowned tennis simulation releasing this September. Atari and Microsoft are confident of repeating the success of last year's Xbox version in 2004. Developed by French games studio Power and Magic Development (PAM) - the creators of the original Xbox version - Top Spin is the complete virtual tennis experience.

'Silent Hill 4:The Room' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Henry Townshend finds himself trapped in his apartment that has been cursed by a deeply rooted evil. Only by exploring mysterious portals leading to disturbing alternate worlds will Henry begin to uncover the truth. However, in true Silent Hill fashion, mysterious new characters, horrendous creatures, and the undead will use any means necessary to impede his progress. Some new screens ...

'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has shipped DRIV3R, the highly anticipated action-driving game for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox, to retail stores worldwide today. DRIV3R is an action-packed driving-adventure game that recreates the excitement of a Hollywood blockbuster car chase and plays like an interactive movie.

Matrix Games Signs 'Tin Soldiers: Alexander The Great!' - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games is pleased to announce that it has secured the rights to publish Koios Works' innovative new wargame, Tin Soldiers: Alexander the Great. Tin Soldiers: Alexander the Great is a turn-based, simultaneous-play wargame with a classic feel and a reaction system to allow mid-turn adjustments to strategy. Aside from covering the most famous conqueror in all of history, Tin Soldiers: Alexander the Great also presents the wargamer with a unique miniatures-oriented feel with graphics of hand-drawn, individually adorned soldiers.

'Ultima Online 7th Anniversary Edition' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 5:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that Ultima Online 7th Anniversary Edition, the latest version in the longest running online game, is now available. The package includes the original Ultima Online (UO) game and all five UO expansion packs as well as a collector's edition of the Ultima Online Fan Guide and a copy of the classic Ultima IX: Ascension, the last game in the Ultima series.

'Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand' - Website Launched

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 4:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Jesters has launched the UK website for the forthcoming Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand. Gamers can head to the official Medieval Lords website to access all the latest information - from screenshots and video footage, through to news pieces and a forum. Medieval Lords is a refreshingly unique take on the city building concept. Shifting the perspective from the usual forced snap-to-grid structure that characterises the genre, developer Monte Cristo has bestowed upon its offspring a gloriously free-form 3D engine.

'Phantom Brave' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2004 @ 4:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantom Brave improves upon the tactical gameplay found in Disgaea and La Pucelle in every way. Its redone, open-ended battle system is limited only by the user’s imagination. If you fell in love with Disgaea, you definitely won’t want to miss out on what’s sure to be this year’s best Strategy RPG. Read more for 50 or so new screens...

'Jagged Alliance 3D' - Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2004 @ 4:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Several weeks ago Strategy First and Game Factory Interactive announced that that they have entered into a contract that will see MiST Land South (Game Factory’s development studio) develop Jagged Alliance 3D and Jagged Alliance 3. While there are still no details available on either title, Strategy First has released the first screens for JA 3D. Read more to check them out ...

'Command & Conquer 3' In the Works?

by Rainier on June 20, 2004 @ 1:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

PlanetCNC seems to put their hands on a screenshot showing a monitor at an unspecified EA location, showing off an image indicating that C&C 3 might very wellbe in the works. Of course there is no official word from Electronic Arts, nor whether this is a fabrication or legit. Coincidence or not, the date and time shown on the screenshots (June 17th) was the same day a select few members of the press were invited to see a preview showing of Need For Speed Underground 2. Maybe somebody got lost in the huge EA complex and stumbled upon previously mentoined monitor, by accident of course (thanks HomeLAN).

'Trigger Man' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2004 @ 1:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Point of View, Trigger Man is a third person, mission-based action/adventure game that immerses the player in the role of an underworld hit man. Read more for a big batch of new screens...