Rainier's Articles

Warcraft III Unveilled!

by Rainier on March 28, 2002 @ 5:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

You want to meet the man behind Vivendi's stunning RTS? Vivendi Universal is to celebrate the June release of the highly anticipated PC version of Blizzard Entertainment's Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, with a special press day hosted by senior producer Bill Roper.

'New Legends' - Packshot

by Rainier on March 28, 2002 @ 2:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

New Legends is 3rd person action game setting man against militia, in a world of tomorrow, where both technology and tradition blend to create a rich, and threatening world. It’s a thrilling combination of mysticism and machines, of primeval religion and pummelling aggression, of blades and bullets. The action is intense: how long will you take to master the melee weapons and the dazzling martial arts attacks so you can save the civilisation from the impending doom...?

Sweden Gets New TV-Show 'Cybergaming'

by Rainier on March 28, 2002 @ 2:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Word came to us that Cybergaming is now becoming serious TV in Sweden and since we have a big Swedish audience we decided to shed some light on the matter. A sportsprogram dedicated to cybersports is being developed and we ask you as a serious gamer to fill out this form to give us a better picture of what subjects to have in the TV program..

Thq & Sega's Upcoming Games In GBA Co-Publishing Deal

by Rainier on March 28, 2002 @ 2:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and SEGA Corporation today announced the next round of titles in their exclusive, 16 title Game Boy Advance co-publishing agreement. VIRTUA TENNIS™ (working title) is scheduled for release in late 2002, while CRAZY TAXI™ (working title), SUPER MONKEY BALL™ (working title) and PHANTASY STAR™ COLLECTION (working title) are scheduled for early 2003 release. These titles are in addition to the previously announced six games the two companies are releasing through the first half of 2003.

'Riding Spirits' Races On To PlayStation 2 - Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2002 @ 1:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment today announced that it is to publish Riding Spirits for the Sony PlayStation 2. BAM! released its first PlayStation 2 title, Driven, less than three months ago and plans to stay in the fast lane with its next high adrenalin race game.

Commandos 2 (PS2/Xbox) & MX 2002 (Xbox) - Packshots

by Rainier on March 28, 2002 @ 11:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Since its turning out to be a slow morning i decided to throw up some new packshots for Eidos's "Commandos 2: Men of Courage" and THQ's "MX 2002" ... both should hit UK retail stores soon (if they havent yet)

New 'Castle Wolfenstein' Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2002 @ 9:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

There is a "full install" available for both Linux and Windows, this version will upgrade any previously installed Wolf to v1.31. At this point there is a LITE upgrade for Linux only, which will upgrade you from version 1.3 to 1.31. The Windows Lite Install will be available tomorrow (smaller file). So Windows people have no choice (at this time) but to grab the full install. Read more for fix details and links.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 28, 2002 @ 12:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Computer & Video Games rounded up an interview with NovaLogic regarding its upcoming stand-alone addon Delta Force: Task Force Dagger. GameSpy talked with LucasArt's Garry Gaber to get some inside info on the upcoming expansion mission pack Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds: Clone Campaigns. New units, how its based on the upcoming Star Wars movie etc.. Korean Gaming Ground posted an interview with Blizzard's big man Bill Roper mainly discussing their upcoming real-time strategy game - WarCraft III (thanks voodoo). Planet Soldier has posted an interview with Matt Morton, an Associate Producer at Activision, to talk about SoF2. RPGVault has posted up a new interview with members of Arxel Tribe and Sinister Systems as they talk about their upcoming LithTech engine powered fantasy RPG Mistmare. (thanks homelan)

4DRuler's "Gore" Pre-orders Available NOW

by Rainier on March 27, 2002 @ 10:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pre-order your copy today! Thats right, the long wait is almost over. Over five years of development has gone into this masterpiece of a game, so get your blood stained filthy hands even bloodier by pre-ordering the most intense action packed shooter ever made, Gore! Official Gore Pre-Ordering Sites: Electronic Boutique or GameStop

'Ghost Recon' Update Patch 2 Available NOW

by Rainier on March 27, 2002 @ 10:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft just informed us that they have released a new update patch for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon. This patch is compatible with the original Ghost Recon as well as the new addon Desert Siege. The patch will upgrade your current version to! You do NOT need to have update patch 1 installed prior to upgrading to the new version. Be aware that your version will no longer be compatible with Ghost Recon version (sales version) and with version (update 1). If you want to play with other players, they must also have upgraded to! This patch weighs in at a MASSIVE 43mb! Click "read more" for links and upgrade details.