Daily Archives: October 8, 2003

Top Selling PC Games – US

NPD has released its list of top selling PC games in North America for the week of September 21st – 27th, 2003. During that week Electronic Arts had the distinct honor of scoring six out of the top ten selling [...]

Microsoft granted an IM patent

“Microsoft has won a patent for an instant messaging feature that notifies users when the person they are communicating with is typing a message. The patent encompasses a feature that’s not only on Microsoft’s IM products but also on those [...]

ATI Catalyst 3.8 Drivers

ATI’s Driver page is now offering the Catalyst 3.8 drivers for the Radeon family of videocards. Release notes can be found here, there are fixes for games like Neverwinter Nights, XIII, Midnight Club 2 and many others.
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Home Theater PCs set to explode?

CNN reviews Snapstream and sums it up best:
I have seen the future of television, and it lies within a computer.

This review (we reviewed Snapstream too), coupled the recent PSX launch, simple front-ends like this, and posts like this (from a [...]

New BF1942 Map coming

The official Battlefield 1942 website has been updated, offering screenshots from the upcoming Invasion of the Philippines conquest map which EA will be releasing for free.
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The Hobbit (Demo)

“The Hobbit” is a third-person action/adventure game set in the world of Middle-earth. In the game, you take the persona of Bilbo Baggins, an unassuming Hobbit who has been unwittingly thrust into an epic adventure.
Explore the mystical world of Middle-earth [...]

Nokia to Probe Flaming Phones

Nokia is to investigate why two of its mobile phones burst into flames and injured their Dutch users. The Dutch consumer board demanded an investigation after a woman burned her face and a boy was injured in the leg. [...]