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An infrastructure update has been planned for Windows Update client. The gradual roll-out of this update will begin in late July. This update will occur automatically to any system configured to either receive updates “automatically” or “notify” customers that new updates are available for download. For enterprise customers who use Windows Server Update Services or ...read more
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Talisman Desktop 3.0 Beta 2 is available. Talisman Desktop" (Talisman) is a desktop alternative and shell-replacement for Windows 9x/ME and NT/2000/XP/Vista, capable of transforming your desktop into an interface organized as you like. The program's basic purpose: Launch other applications and functions in a new interface, instead of the standard Windows desktop. But the opportunities ...read more
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The Popular Franchise Trumps All Other Entertainment Title Sales. London, UK, 13th of May - The famed Grand Theft Auto series has made headlines yet again! As newly-released sales figures show, Grand Theft Auto IV has crushed the competition by selling 3.6 million units and earning $310 million in its first day of release, earning Guinness World Records™ for the Highest Grossing Video ...read more
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A new videogames industry charity called GamesAid has been set up with the purpose of raising money predominantly to support children's charities in the UK. Founded by seven trustees, including Mastertronic's Andy Payne, Sports Interactive's Miles Jacobson and Relentless co-founder Andy Eades, the charity will operate around a special industry social network website with the principal aim of ...read more
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Valuable skills picked up from gaming (that aren't just how to shoot guys). We've been told for ages what videogames are supposed to be teaching us. On one hand, they're murder simulators preparing us for shooting sprees (because locking, loading, and firing an M-16 is exactly like pushing the Control key). On the other hand, there's the backhanded admission that maybe they're helping us ...read more
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In a conference today at Valve headquarters in Seattle regarding Steam, Valve's online distribution platform, the company announced a new remote storage solution for data from games. This free service, known as Steam Cloud, will extend the Steam service to allow you to save progress from games, options, keyboard bindings and possibly much more from your games on Steam. There will be no ...read more
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You've played the game, read the book, now watch the film? If you're a Brothers In Arms fan, the bloody adventures of Matt Baker and the 101st Airborne could be coming to a cinema near you, with the series' military expert revealing that talks are already underway on a Hell's Highway flick. Fresh from barking orders at a baffled audience during the Ubidays press conference on Wednesday ...read more
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Here's something you don't see every day! Players of Funcom's Age of Conan logged in today to reveal a new 'bug' in the game - their breasts were smaller! A recently released patch in the game caused some data to be changed in the morph values that control the character models, and the size of their respective bodyparts - specifically the breast size of female characters. In response to ...read more
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Recently a survey was sent to those registered for Microsoft Game Studios betas on Microsoft Connect. The survey was from the Games User Research group. The email (along with other little details) states: By filling out this survey, you'll be helping inform the development of a new MGS sponsored title and the MGS Beta program! We are asking that you follow the link to the online survey below and ...read more
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doPDF is a free PDF converter for both personal and commercial use. Using doPDF you can create PDF files by selecting the "Print" command from virtually any application. With one click you can convert your Microsoft Excel, Word or PowerPoint documents or your emails and favorite web sites to PDF files. Main changes in 6.0.262: Fixed: Some CambriaMath characters were not converted well The ...read more
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