Archives by Day

June 2019


Rainier's Articles

Online Game Market Set to Grow According To 'DFC Report'

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 2:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A new research report from DFC Intelligence forecasts that 114 million people worldwide are expected to be playing online games by the year 2006. Furthermore, online game usage is expected to increase nearly six-fold in that period. According to David Cole, president of DFC Intelligence, "Online games should garner significant usage over the next few years. The major question mark is whether individual companies will be able to monetize that usage."

'Dark Ore' Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 12:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

RayLogic has updated their demo for Dark Ore due to a launch problem for Win98/ME users. They had already released their 1.0 version yesterday, but the new 1.1 version of the Dark Ore beta demo is now available at the RayLogic website and as before it requires a 15.2 MB download (thanks Blues).

Gnostic Labs Announces Team Action Strategy Title 'Eschaton' - Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gnostic Labs, a startup formed to create better worlds, announced plans for their initial product. Evolving the genres of strategy and action games, Gnostic Labs is developing Eschaton, a team combat game. Check the screens!

'Will Rock' - New Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Saber Interactive unleashes a new batch of 'Will Rock' screens, their upcoming first-person shooter. Using their own Saber 3D engine the game is in development for PC and next-gen consoles. William Rockwell, aka Will Rock, goes on the hunt for treasures spread over 12 levels bringing him in Ancient Greece, Ancient China and Medieval Russia. Njoy the screens!

Gore - Exclusive Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher is shipping gore to stores so its only a matter of time before everybody get their hands on this quite interesting First Person Shooter. Today we serve up 30 some screens to show you what Gore looks like. Full review is coming up soon! Njoy

Purge Online - New Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we serve up twenty new screenshots from a pre-beta build of Freeform Interactive's class based, multiplayer-focused action game, Purge (using the LithTech Talon game Engine). Njoy!

Timegate Studios Releases Mod Tool For 'Kohan'

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 12:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TimeGate Studios and Strategy First announced the release of an exciting new Kohan Mod Tool available exclusively to TimeGate newsletter subscribers in the upcoming June 17th, 2002 issue. Click and visit HERE to join the newsletter distribution list.

'Monster Jam : Maximum Destruction' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 5, 2002 @ 8:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft announces Monster Jam : Maximum Destruction shipped for the PlayStation 2. The game will be available in retail stores nationwide for $49.99 MSRP. A review on this title coming soon!

HoveRace - New Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2002 @ 5:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GSC-World have updated their HoveRace gallery with a few new screenshots showing off the futuristic arcade combat racing game. HoveRace is futuristic arcade races on battle hovercraft. A fusion of speeds exceeding 500 km/h and intensive action integrating various weapons, equipment and bonuses mould pacey and gripping gameplay of HoveRace. Njoy!

UbiSoft Announces 'Battle Realms : Winter Of The Wolf'

by Rainier on June 5, 2002 @ 5:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In October the high-praised real time strategy play BATTLE REALMS is extended by the ADD on WINTER OF THE WOLF. As the name already indicates, the fearless Wolf Clan will be the center of the official AddOn. The game features and all details of the extension will soon be announced on the official Battle Realms site!