Rainier's Articles


Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell (Xbox) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 7, 2002 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Splinter Cell invites gamers to delve into the dark shadows of cyber-terrorism, shadow agencies, and covert operations. The player controls Sam Fisher, a solo operative directed by a top secret, “black ops” wing of the National Security Agency. Alone, yet armed with some of the best hi-tech weapons on the market, Sam walks the fine line between what is legal and what is necessary. He must infiltrate enemy territory and neutralize the opponents—all without leaving a trace. We cant get enough of the game, so here are some more new screens ...

The 'Legions' Are Coming To Germany

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2002 @ 10:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Schanz Interactive, the publisher label of Schanz International Consultants is entering the German markets (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), with the signing up of the strategy game Legion by Swedish publishers Paradox Entertainment.

Off World Resource Base (O.R.B.) - Trailer & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2002 @ 10:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Its time to get things started, its time to light the lights, its time to pop your popcorn cause the O.R.B. intro trailer teaser is LIVE! Strategy First today released parts of the never before seen intro trailer to its upcoming stellar 3D RTS, O.R.B. Read more to check out the goodies ... UPDATE : Oeps, i was on crack and forgot to actually ADD the trailer ... originally 42mb, converted to windows media format and now 24mb (medium res. 13mb).

Incoming Forces - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2002 @ 8:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Co-published by Hip Interactive and Groove Games, Incoming Forces is the sequel to the hugely successful, multi-million unit selling game, Incoming. The fast paced, innovative arcade style action title has players defend their alien home planet against an invading human armada. Set 20 years after the original game, players pilot aircrafts, tanks and turrets, switching vehicles on the fly, in incredible action-packed battles. The story driven campaign is set across ten exciting levels within four different worlds, delivering powerful and intense gameplay. Already out in Europe it is finally "Incoming" to the North American market! Check the colorful/explosive screens!

Morrowind Expansion Pack 'Tribunal' Announced!

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2002 @ 7:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda Softworks is pleased to announce The Elder Scrolls III: Tribunal, an expansion pack for its critically acclaimed RPG, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind for PC. Scheduled for release this November, Tribunal will introduce additional content and features into the already staggering game world of Morrowind, and can be experienced by any player at any point. Gamespy already has an interview with Bethesda's Todd Howard on the just announced expansion pack.

Bandits: Phoenix Rising - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2002 @ 6:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As mentioned yesterday, the playable demo for BANDITS: Phoenix Rising is now available for download via FilePlanet as well as on 3DGamers. This demo of their already gone gold game of vehicular combat features one single player mission, two multiplayer maps, three vehicles, 13 weapons, and four music tracks. After playing make sure to drop by BANDITS forums and have your say. When there, make sure to team up with others and have a go at the online deathmatch mayhem.

Street Fighter Alpha 3 (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2002 @ 6:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Street Fighter Alpha 3 plunges gamers back into the world of Ken and Ryu. Once again, Bison is threatening the safety of the world (and once more, our band of Capcom heroes has responded to the call). Finally, Game Boy Advance owners are getting their very own version of Capcom's finest arcade fighter. And it's still the best 2D fighter around. A few new kicking screens ...

Alpine Racer 3 (PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2002 @ 6:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco's PlayStation2 version of the arcade smash gives you nine different courses to test your downhill skiing/snowboarding skills, all of which use satellite data to faithfully recreate actual courses from the Alps. Today we got 8 new screens rolling down the hill!

'NFL 2003' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2002 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA Sports has released the demo for NFL 2003 today, which features St. Louis vs New England. You can grab that at Tiscali Games or FilePlanet. It comes in at 42 megs (thanks voodooextreme).

'BattleBots' (Gamecube) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2002 @ 9:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BattleBots is based on the popular, adrenaline-pumping TV show of the same name pitting contestant-designed, radio-controlled robots against each other inside a high-tech arena equipped with hazardous obstacles such as kill saws and giant sledgehammers. The BattleBots show is currently in its fourth season and averages more than 3.5 million viewers per week. Expected for Gamecube and PS2. Njoy the screens!