Rainier's Articles


'Tetris DS' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2006 @ 1:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The long blue bar. The yellow block. And those darn zigzag things whose images stay on your brain. These familiar Tetris shapes started a generation of video game fans. Now Nintendo is putting a new spin on the classic with Tetris DS, available March 20 exclusively for NDS, using Nintendo's wireless gaming service, Wi-Fi Connection.

'Football Manager 2006' (PSP/X360) Gets Euro Release Date

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2006 @ 1:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fans of Sports Interactive's legendary Football Manager series will be 'happy bunnies' this Easter as SEGA confirm the release of the platform-pioneering games Football Manager Handheld (PSP) and Football Manager 2006 (X360) ready for the holidays on 13 April 2006.

'Maximum-Football' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2006 @ 12:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Wintervalley Software are proud to announce the second sports title in the Matrix Games line, Maximum-Football, has gone gold and is expected to release early next week as the first 3D sports strategy game of the 21st Century.

'The Sims 2: Open For Business' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2006 @ 12:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Sims 2: Open for Business will revolve around setting up businesses and making money. Construction company, restaurant, nightclub, or simply decide to work from home, it will all be possible. You will need to strategically place employees, or fire useless workers, in order to keep your customers happy.

'WarPath' (Xbox/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2006 @ 8:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Groove Games today announced the development of its new fast-paced Sci-fi FPS game, WarPath. Developed by Digital Extremes, WarPath offers up a unique single player experience as well as multiplayer modes that will challenge any shooter fan who owns an Xbox, or a PC.

'Splat Magazine Renegade Paintball' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2006 @ 8:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Splat Magazine Renegade Paintball brings all of the intense action of paintball into your living room, challenging players with over 25 white-knuckle single player Tournament and Fieldball matches. Global Star has released a real demo, unlike last 60 min demo, allowing you to try out the game for as long as you want, but with limited content.

'Europa Universalis III' Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2006 @ 7:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive announced great news today for strategy fans of the award winning and critically acclaimed Europa Universalis series. The much awaited Europa Universalis III explores the areas of exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy and is scheduled for release in Q1 2007.

'Burnout Revenge' (X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2006 @ 7:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Burnout Revenge slams into the Xbox 360 with a suite of new online features set to define next-generation automotive anarchy, jaw-dropping high-definition graphics and the retina-searing speed that the Burnout series is famous for.

New 'Major League Baseball 2K6' (PS2/Xbox) Features Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2006 @ 6:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

2K Sports announced today new standard-setting features for Major League Baseball 2K6. With innovative Swing Stick technology, astounding Pure Motion Physics and the distinguished vocal talents of play-by-play broadcaster Jon Miller and National Baseball Hall of Fame legend Joe Morgan, Major League Baseball 2K6 is the only baseball video game that matters on any console.

'GTA: San Andreas' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Gets Banned By Prostitutes

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2006 @ 5:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SWOP, Sex Workers Outreach Project, is an organization trying to improve lives of the men & women working in the sex industry. SWOP has issued a statement encouraging parents to not purchase Take Two/Rockstar's beleaguered GTA: San Andreas. "Since the video game Grand Theft Auto accrues points to players for the depiction of the rape and murder of prostitutes, SWOP-USA calls on all parents and all gamers to boycott Grand Theft Auto."