Rainier's Articles


Combat Intensifies With Imminent 'Combat Mission' Release - Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2002 @ 4:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With Combat Mission due for an imminent release CDV showcases the additional bonus disk that will be available in the retail version. We also got some 30+ screens on some of the included mods for the vast range of tanks ... Clear the road! We're coming through!

Blizzard Unveils 'The Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos Collector's Edition'

by Rainier on March 7, 2002 @ 8:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

To commemorate the premier of the next chapter in the world's greatest strategy game, Warcraft III Collector's Edition will be available in limited quantities for those who demand the ultimate Warcraft III experience. Available at select retail outlets only, the Warcraft III Collector's Edition features several exclusive items ... read more to find out ..

Interview With Rock Manager's Erik Johansson

by Rainier on March 7, 2002 @ 8:01 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

On March 15th Mindscape will release it's first big PC CD game of the year, the quirky and irreverent management sim, Rock Manager. Former CTW reporter and rock musician, Stephen Daultrey, caught up with the game's scrip-writer and director, Erik Johansson of the Stockholm-based developer, Monsterland, to get the lowdown on the game that's not afraid to dish the dirt on the cut-throat world of the rock'n'roll music world. The following interview was to originally be published in the last edition of Computer Trade Weekly magazine on 1st March 2002, however, the final issue never made it to press. We did not want you people to miss out on this .. so here it is!

UbiSoft's Addon 'Desert Siege' Goes Gold!

by Rainier on March 7, 2002 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Finally, the eagerly awaited mission addon for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon achieved the gold status. Thus nothing more in the way for its scheduled release March 28th. There are 2 reason to rejoice because at the same time as Desert Siege, the Ghost Recon Collector's pack will be available! Only three more weeks to go before you can indulge yourself into 10 fire-new missions. Click "read more" to get a detailed list of the weapon upgrades!

Conquest : Frontier Wars 1.02 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 9:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Feverpitch Studios just let us know that they have released the 1.02 update patch for Conquest : Frontier Wars. The Patch comes in 2 versions .. to upgrade from a previously patched 1.1 version to 1.02 (2mb) Click HERE and to go from 1.0 to 1.02 (23mb) HERE. Read "more" if you want a detailed list of fixes/tweaks.

DreamCatcher's 'Casino Mogul' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 9:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Have you ever dreamed of running your own casino? Here's your chance! Start with the bare building and build, design and manage you own casino. Invest in games and decor, hire & fire your employees, manage your clients' every need and sign the best entertainment in town to make YOUR casino the hottest spot of the strip, in this one-of-a-kind exciting sim game!

Grandia II Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 9:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft’s Grandia II for the PC has reached gold status. Already available for PS2 and Dreamcast, Grandia II for the PC will be in stores on March 12 for a suggested retail price of $49.99. A role-playing game, Grandia II follows the story of Ryudo, who has been hired to protect a young priestess destined to take part in a ceremony that could halt the rebirth of Valmar, the God of Darkness. The game delivers a 3D world with vast cityscapes and dungeons, and a unique battle system featuring a combination of real-time and turn-based combat. Japanese developers Game Arts and Rocket Studios are responsible for bringing Grandia II to the PC.

'Rayman3 : Hoodlum Havoc' - New Trailer

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 8:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier today we announced the UbiSoft's Upcoming "Rayman3 : Hoodlum Havoc". A few days ago we had a "mystery" Hoodlum trailer and today we have a new trailer in either Windows Media format or RealPlayer format .. both are 40 sec/1mb big! Njoy!

Stung! - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 8:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

STUNG! is a unique new slant on the first person 3d action kill ‘em up, offering groundbreaking new gameplay elements, incredibly realistic environments and a cast of crazy creepy crawly characters! The game reminds me of "A Bugs Life" with bugs on the warpath. Must be Good!

Sabre vs. Mig - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 7:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

If you've been active on the web in the last couple of weeks you may have heard about Flight One's new baby for Combat Flight Simulator 2: Sabre vs. MiG. Early reports from the likes of Avsim.com have been ecstatic and words such as "spectacular", "remarkable" and "top notch" have been plentiful from Avsim and other reviewers.