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'F.E.A.R.' - SECURom HotFix Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 13, 2005 @ 1:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

F.E.A.R. is an intense first person close-quarters combat experience with rich atmosphere and an engaging, paranormal horror storyline. Various people have complained about problems with the latest v1.02 patch that they could no longer start up the game due to the securom copy protection. While it still does not seem to resolve all issues with the game, Securom has issued a hotfix to address "some" of the issues, such as problems were the exe was sitting in taskmanager without actually launching the game, or the need to alt+tab in order to play online. Read more for download links ...

'Ski Racing 2006' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 13, 2005 @ 1:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super-G and Downhill - you've got to master all disciplines to win the great crystal trophy at the end of the season. It's your turn to earn the world's attention! The mountains are waiting for you, the speed is amazing - and the race feeling incredible! Jowood has released a multilanguage demo allowing you to try out the KitzBuhel Downhill track in freerun mode, or splitscreen multiplayer.

Ubisoft Working On Revolution First Person Shooter

by Rainier on Nov. 13, 2005 @ 12:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

During a Nintendo press conference, Spanish website Meristation received information from a Ubisoft spokes person that Ubisoft Canada (team behind Beyond Good & Evil) is working on a FPS for Nintendo's next-gen Revolution console, to be unveiled at E3 2006. While details are obviously limited the website claims that the unnamed title will take full advantage of the Revolution's unique controller and that it will take place in a Doom-like environment.

'Age of Empires III' - v1.02 Patch In The Works

by Rainier on Nov. 13, 2005 @ 12:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Age of Empires III is an RTS set in 1500 A.D. and chronicles the Age of Discovery that started around the time that Columbus discovered the new world. Ensemble revealed that it is working on a new v1.02 patch which will address hardware compatibility issues, sound stuttering issues, fixes for Direct3D, Stability and Crash Issues, hotkey Editor. On top of that, Ensemble is trying to include 5 maps based on current ones available in the game, just made larger.

PS2 Preview - 'Final Fantasy XII'

by Alicia on Nov. 13, 2005 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Fans who pick up Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King this week can also get a taste of the long-awaited, much-delayed next installment of the Final Fantasy series. Final Fantasy XII shakes the series to its core with the introduction of a unique new combat system, while still honoring the franchise's reputation for epic storytelling, incredible spectacle, and compelling characters. Final Fantasy XII is undeniably FF, but it's also something completely different.

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild' - North American Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 13, 2005 @ 1:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild combines thrilling coasters with extreme animal parks. Atari has released the first patch for the North American edition of the game, which fixes the slight drop in framerate at night when constructing extended coasters.

Xbox/PC Review - 'Cold War'

by Bill Lange on Nov. 13, 2005 @ 1:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Cold War follows the story of Matt Carter a freelance journalist who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R. Using only recovered weapons and improvised gadgets, he must now evade or overcome elite Soviet forces and defeat the conspiracy before he is sent to a Siberian prison camp or killed.

NDS Review - 'Dig Dug Digging Strike'

by Joe Keiser on Nov. 13, 2005 @ 1:12 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The tireless underground hero Dig Dug returns in Dig Dug Digging Strike as a group of nasty monsters have infested his home island. Navigate a series of islands above ground, avoiding enemies while seeking out tunnels to head below the surface. Once underground, the action heads to the lower screen, where Dig Dug must activate a series of fault lines to break apart the islands and send his enemies to the bottom of the sea.

GBA Review - 'Teen Titans'

by Geson Hatchett on Nov. 13, 2005 @ 1:02 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Play as one of the five Teen Titans, testing their superhuman strength and attack moves across multiple levels in hostile environments filled with notorious enemies from the show. Enjoy “super-deformed” characters, power-ups, hidden collectibles and non-stop adventure in this side-scrolling thriller for Teen Titans fans and action gamers alike.