Tagged: update

Huge Age of Conan Free Update Launched, Screenshots

Funcom has launched a free update for Age of Conan, terming it the largest gameplay content addition since launch. The update adds the new outdoor area of Ymir’s Pass where players will now be able to partake in more quests, meet new characters, slay new monsters and experience a new storyline. It also adds a new dungeon – the Amphitheater – that reportedly holds “one of the most epic and memorable monster encounters ever created for the game.”

"This is an important update that opens up a lot of new gameplay content for players who have already passed the level fifty mark," says game director Craig Morrison. "In the months ahead we will introduce even more new content, and coming up soon are two exciting new high-level dungeons intended for players who have reached the maximum level. At this stage adding more content and keeping people entertained is very important to us!"

Below are a couple of screenshots from the update.

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PS3 Updated to v1.90, Gets Custom Wallpapers Support

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Already released in Japan, Sony has announced details of the v1.90 firmware that will be available in other regions tomorrow. The major feature in this update is the ability to set custom backgrounds (wallpapers) in the XMB menu interface and the ability to add bookmarks in the built-in browser. Here’s the full list of changes and additions:

  • Ability to rearrange games on the XMB
  • Option menu now includes “eject disk”
  • Press triangle to eject games/CDs/movies in the XMB
  • XMB backgrounds
  • Change the folder classification
  • Emoticons
  • Change CD output to 44.1/88.2/176.4kHz
  • Force 24Hz output for Blu-ray over HDMI
  • Change PS3 video settings in-game
  • “Bit Mapping” in the “Music Setting”
  • Save AVCHD type animations from a Memory Stick
  • Change settings like upscaling while playing PS and PS2 games
  • Add bookmarks
  • Web browser security function in the browser’s tool section
  • Avatar moves during audio visual chat

Those looking for wallpapers should hit this thread on the PlayStation forums. Very good collection of wallpapers.

PSP Firmware Updated to v2.80

Sony has updated the PSP’s firmware again, adding the ability to download video and image content through RSS feeds, among other things. Besides stopping the use of homebrew applications, the new v2.80 firmware update also lets users register devices with a wireless LAN access point, play AAC files with the 3.gp file extension, and play video and audio content saved in any folder on the Memory Stick.

With the release of the new firmware, Sony is offering a demo for World Tour Soccer 06. Unfortunately for users of previous firmware, the demo is exclusive to v2.80 and will not run on any other older revision.

Supreme Ruler 2010 Gets New Mission, Revised Price

A new update for Supreme Ruler 2010 is available offering a new mission “taken directly from today’s headlines.” Scoop:

Update 6 features an exciting new Mission taken directly from today’s headlines – Operation Sand Storm, an assault in the Persian Gulf tasked with the capture and destruction of a Secret Nuclear Facility, deep in the heart of Iran. Lead elite US troops on a special mission into hostile territory, forced to bring supplies with you as you go. Mission is based on actual force deployments in the Persian Gulf today.

Additionally, the game has had its price dropped to $20 and can be bought for the budget price from any retailer now.