Here’s a special games software roundup, where we touch on the game-related news we didn’t get to in our
featured game coverage this past week.
Command & Conquer: Zero Hour Tiger fixes
Aspyr has posted a
Zero Hour 1.0.1 patch that corrects problems included a GLA-disguised bomb truck crash, custom resolution pop-up menu for French and German languages, text truncation and non-functioning hot key fixes for Tiger, and 1.0.3 and 1.0.4 patches from the PC version.
ControllerMate improves game controller support
OrderedBytes has updated its game controller utility
ControllerMate to v2.2.1. The new release improves support for controllers, and will “now attempt to connect to nearly any type of HID device defined in version 1.11” of the spec. The preferences panels have been expanded, too.
Dungeon Siege updated
MacSoft has posted
an update to Dungeon Siege, bringing it to version 1.2. The new release adds Japanese international support, optimized map loading, fixes random crashes and bugs, adds a new unsupported screen resolution of up to 1920 x 1200, and more.
This goes back a couple of weeks, but in case you missed it, MacSoft has also posted
an update to Halo to bring it up to version 1.5.2, syncing it with the PC version’s release and containing a network security fix.
Neverwinter Nights beta patch released
Bioware continues to tweak Neverwinter Nights, the role-playing game published for the Mac by MacSoft. The
1.66 Beta 4 patch. The update contains gobs of changes, bug fixes and improvements, so make sure to
read the release notes to find out what’s changed.
World of Warcraft adds Battlegrounds support
Blizzard Entertainment has patched its enormously popular massively multiplayer online role playing game
World of Warcraft to version 1.5, adding support for Battlegrounds — special player versus player (PVP) locations in both Horde and Alliance territory, where players in different factions can duke it out with each other in different ways. Players will be updated the next time they log on.
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