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Sword of the Stars 2: Release Fail

October 29, 2011 Leave a comment

So last night was the launch of Sword of the Stars 2: Lords of Winter but in all the excitement I seemed to forget that Steam is a lazy, buggy, money grabbing heap of bollocks. Ok that’s not really fair, I mean it is, but on this particular occasion it is probably more the fault of developers at Kerboros or more likely a rushed release by Paradox Interactive. Honestly folks, I’m as information starved as everyone else so it’s hard to point fingers.

“But why all the hostility CrossCrash?” I hear you ask, and let me tell you.
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Stronghold 3 Release Gets the French Treatment

October 25, 2011 Leave a comment

Well today’s the day castle nerds like me have been waiting for. The long awaited release of Firefly Studio’s Stronghold 3.

But those who bought the game after the pre-load were in for a choc plutôt désagréables when they found that the game had only been supplied with French and German language options; with French being the default setting.
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Gatling Gears Review

September 13, 2011 Leave a comment

Gatling Gears is a simple third person shooter game. You take the role as Max, an ex-pilot for the Empire. Now when I say pilot I don’t mean planes, you drive a walker. One similar to an AT-ST walker in Star Wars. Yes, you get to control the walker and you have some weapons on board to shoot the bad guys. You have a Gatling gun (left mouse button), cannons (right mouse button), grenades (space bar) and a shock bomb (shift button) which can only be used once every level.

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Steam Set To Improve Download Speeds

 

This means quicker download times and less time waiting for the steam servers to stop being “Busy”

The new system also updates files by checking old files against new files and then only downloading new ones, decreasing the size of updates significantly.

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