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BioShock 2 Patch #3

Posted in FPS games, gamer, Games, gaming news, pc games with tags , , , on May 29, 2010 by nunetherlands

2K Games has released the third patch for the PC version of BioShock 2.

The 174MB download can be found on The Patches Scroll

– Fixed MP freezing and connectivity issues

– Implemented color-blind friendly hacking UI.

– Fixed further issues related to HUD stretching.

– Resolved functionality issues related to NVIDIA 3D Stereo options. Option in the Single Player Options Menu was removed and is now activated through the NVIDIA hardware.

– Fixed an issue where the User’s whole vision would become blurred while using ironsights in DirectX10.

– Fixed a problem where trying to install a patch manually through the appdata directory would not work properly.

– Fixed an exploit in Multiplayer involving Rebirth

– The “Reset All” option in the Multiplayer Controller Settings now functions properly.

– Fixed further issues related to plasmid gene bank hotkeys not taking effect in-game.

– Resolved a problem where two parties consisting of five players were unable to join the same game lobby for any game mode except Survival of the Fittest.

– Fixed various localization bugs for Multiplayer

– Fixed an issue where task switching while in a game lobby would not initiate.

– Improved security for various weapon loadout files and fixed related exploits.

– Fixed issue where the title will fail to direct the user to the proper lobby when a join-able match is in session and the user accepts a game invite or attempts to join session in progress.

– Fixed issue when BioShock 2 fails to apply the title update when the files are placed in the appdata directory manually

– Fixed text overrun on the Corpse counter from the first Little Sister

– There are 53 achievements available to the user after installing TU 047.

– Fixed issue where BioShock 2 is listed as two separate games in the Games for Windows – LIVE guide after installing the title update and earning achievements.

– Fixed Spanish language issue where text overrran the textbox provided on the multiplayer lobby

– Fixed German language map title for Fontaine Fisheries

– Players can automatically reach rebirth rank 40 with any rank rebirth profile by viewing the epilogue within the apartment.

– Changes made to customizable controls using the “Reset All” function are not saved when the game is restarted.

– Fixed issue where the title will fail to properly task switch while in a game lobby when account management is chosen on Vista x86 PCs

– Fixed exploit where the user can modify the user specific .ini to acquire weapon loadouts before reaching the appropriate rank

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Fallout 3 “New Patch” v1.6

Posted in gamer, Games, pc games with tags , , , , , , on June 23, 2009 by nunetherlands

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Download at Fallout.com

Or here at Patches Scrolls.com

Update includes new achievements for Point Lookout  the latest DLC for the game.

Point Lookout adds an open area of Maryland swamp with new quests, enemies and weapons. PC and Xbox 360

Far Cry2 patch v1.01

Posted in entertainment, gamer, Games, gaming news, pc games, tech news with tags , , , , , , , on November 5, 2008 by nunetherlands

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Ubisoft has quietly released the first patch for Far Cry 2, bringing their first-person shooter sequel to version 1.01. The game will update itself automatically upon launch. For those of you who need a manual update, the patch can be found on The Patches Scrolls.

Multiplayer
– Server’s IP address now displays in lobby, beside the match’s name (for direct IP join to work)
– Dedicated Server can now be launched in command line.
– Improved match start conditions.  Ranked games can now also start if the player max is attained and everybody but the host is ready.
– Fixed a bug causing random crashes when joining a game.
–  Ranked matches in progress will no longer display in the match list.
– Fixed players with same name by using identifiers instead of names.
– Fixed crash when creating a LAN game without a network cable.
– The diamond pool is now always validated after class upgrades, reset or rank up to avoid getting more diamonds than you are supposed to for your rank.
– When creating a dedicated server with PunkBuster enabled, then close it to create another but this time with PunkBuster disabled, PunkBuster will still be considered ON, on this new server.
– Fixed a problem where a player could get stuck (and couldn’t get killed) after pressing the interaction key while wounded and getting rescued by a teammate at the same time.
– Fixed players getting disconnected if they have too many user maps and try to enter the map rotation menu in a Player or Ranked match.
– Vehicles will now always respawn even if they are never used.
– Fixed users not being able to see a match if the host switched match mode after a rank.
– Fixed a glitch that could make a player invisible to another.
– Fixed incorrect check for negative values when adjusting diamond count.
– Fixed a problem where a player would render through objects if healing a wounded playing while being wounded at the same time.
– Fixed reload not being interrupted on the host when a client picks a weapon while reloading.
– Fixed Field Manuals not unlocking after game mode change.

Singleplayer
– Fixed health not changing with the difficulty level.
– Keyboard controls remapping in single mode now carry into multiplayer mode.
-A buddy will no longer get stuck when healing him while player is receiving damage.
– Stats of favourite weapon are now properly reset between loaded save games.
– The mortar will no longer move the player through wall.
– Mission objectives markers are now show properly after loading a save game.

General
– Fixed glider key remapping.
– Game will now minimize in order to show the website when clicking on ubi.com.
– Dolby 5.1 is now supported for most sound cards.
– Fixed a random crash that could happen when pressing ESC to cancel a Benchmark run.
– Added CPU Intensive benchmark test run.
– Fixed Jackal Tapes and Partner Tapes pages.

Crysis Wars Patch version 1.1

Posted in entertainment, gamer, Games, gaming news, pc games with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 5, 2008 by nunetherlands

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Electronic Arts and Crytek have released a patch for Crysis Wars, updating the multiplayer mode from Crysis Warhead to version 1.1. The update address some bugs, removes online authentications and adds Linux server and 64-bit support.
The update can be acquired automatically or manually. The manual download ca be found on FileShack, GH, Patches Scrolls.

– Fixed: Stand/Prone firing exploit by exaggerating spread of all weapons when transitioning from standing position to prone position
– Fixed: Inconsistency between the HUD score and the score shown in the scoreboard
– Fixed: Disconnection caused by cheat protection for levels saved by the map downloader

Left 4 Dead Introduction Video #1

Posted in entertainment, gamer, Games, tech news, Video with tags , , , , , , , on November 1, 2008 by nunetherlands

Valve has released the introduction video for its cooperative zombie shooter Left 4 Dead. The over four-minute, entirely in-engine movie was created by the same internal Valve team that produced the acclaimed Team Fortress 2 ‘Meet the’ videos. The game will hit Xbox 360 and PC on November 18. The demo will be released on November 11, or November 6 for pre-order customers.

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Midnight Club Los Angeles

Posted in entertainment, gamer, Games, gaming news, pc games, racing games, Video with tags , , , , , , on October 24, 2008 by nunetherlands

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No Gears of War 2 for Germany, Possibly Japan

Posted in 3rd person games, entertainment, gamer, Games, international, tech news with tags , , , , , on October 23, 2008 by nunetherlands

According to Microsoft, Gears of War 2 will not be be released in Germany, and possibly even Japan.

Talking to Edge Online, a Microsoft spokesperson had the following statement: “We can confirm that Gears of War 2 will not be available in Germany or Japan indefinitely.”

Edge was later contacted again, with the company adding that “no announcement has been made” about plans for Japan.

The original Gears of War was released in Japan, but was given the adult-only Z rating. The series has never been released in Germany.

Fellow Japan expat gamers: do like me, and make sure to pick up the Asian edition of the game through an import-friendly shop like Play-Asia.