Rainier's Articles

Ubi Soft to Publish 'Alfred Hitchcock' Game in North America

by Rainier on March 11, 2002 @ 6:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announces a must-buy for fans of Alfred Hitchcock, with a deal to bring the PC game, Alfred Hitchcock The Final Cut to the U.S. and Canada. The adventure game, based on some of Hitchcock's best movies, will be released this month at an MSRP of $29.99. This title was already released in Europe some 4 months ago.

Visiontek Delivers Europe's 1st TI4600 Graphics Cards Using Geforce4

by Rainier on March 11, 2002 @ 5:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Only weeks after unveiling its European marketing and operations headquarters, VisionTek, a leading provider of advanced graphics and memory solutions for PCs, today announced that it is the first company in Europe to deliver GeForce4 Ti4600, NVIDIA Corporation’s flagship GeForce4 product, into the European retail channel. Working with retailers in the UK and Germany, VisionTek began shipping its Xtasy GeForce4 Ti 4600 AGP graphics accelerator board on March 1st.

Virtua Tennis - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2002 @ 5:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A few days ago we announced Empire was coming up with a new spiffy looking tennis game, today we have 24 new screens to prove to you they means business ... been a while since i saw a game from Empire looking THIS good!! Njoy

Warrior Kings Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 9, 2002 @ 10:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Warrior Kings Demo" available at 3DGamers or BonusWeb, offering the opportunity to try out this imminent 3D real-time strategy game by Black Cactus and Microids (which is already out in Europe). Talk about a Whopper, 249.3 MB download size, which brings you a tutorial and a single-player level from the full game.

New 'Command & Conquer' Installment Revealed

by Rainier on March 9, 2002 @ 10:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

While we are all still enojying the freshly released Renegade, Westwood and EA are already hard at work to bring us the next episode .. mentioned a few days ago it has now become clearer that the former Red Alert2/Yuri's Revenge developers are working on C&C Generals .. Gamespot has got an article up on the "first hours of C&C Generals", basically .. how it all started .. quite a nice read!

Command & Conquer : Renegade - Walkthrough

by Rainier on March 9, 2002 @ 10:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

If you are having trouble with the single player missions in Westwood's latest installment of the C&C franchise then you can find useful tips/hints/walkthrough for the first 2 missions at WestWood's page ... if you need help with the Opening Mission: The Scorpion Hunters or with Mission 1: Rescue & Retribution follow the links ... In need of some multiplayer help? Go HERE!! Frag away!

A New Trainz Demo Released

by Rainier on March 9, 2002 @ 12:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Auran announced today that a new demo for their model railroad simulation, Trainz is now available for download. Excellent catch for trainsim fans!

'Global Ops' Demo Available NOW!

by Rainier on March 8, 2002 @ 9:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The eagerly anticipated Global Ops Public beta/demo from EA, Crave Ent. is now available over at Fileplanet, Tiscali (good'n fast). Enter the world of specialized warfare, where you are put in 13 of the world’s hot spots like Chechnya, Sri Lanka and the South China Seas. Choose from 7 specialties (Sniper, Commando, etc…) and from over 30+ weapons and equipment to go in and accomplish your mission. Only as a team can you defeat the opposition. The demo supposebly only features 1 map and weighs in at about 97mb. I'll have some mirrors up soon and stay tuned for some screens SOON ;)

Cinema Poster Campaign Leads Extensive 'Worms Blast' Push

by Rainier on March 8, 2002 @ 8:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft has announced extensive promotional and marketing support for the imminent release of its Team 17-developed Worms Blast title for PC and PlayStation 2 - with the colourful puzzle game set to enjoy an extensive promotional campaign across Warner Village cinemas in the UK.

'NFL Fever 2003' Set to Kick Off New Season on Xbox

by Rainier on March 8, 2002 @ 8:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. today announced it will release "NFL Fever 2003," its exclusive football title for the Xbox™ video game system, this summer in time for the start of the 2002 NFL season.