Category Archive: 64-bit

NATIONAL ZOMBIE PARK

National Zombies Park was released on December 15, 2014 by Paper Games who also developed the game. National Zombies Park is an isometric shooter. This game reminds us of the the popular Alien Swarm which is also isomeric but an angle. National Zombies Park is more wide angle to show shadows etc. National Zombies Park is procedurally …

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FRACTURED SPACE

Fractured Space was released November 20, 2014 by Edge Case Games. The game was developed by Edge Case Games.  Fractured Space is team-based space combat fought in gigantic capital ships. With the intensity of a shooter and the big-picture-thinking of a strategy game, Fractured Space is at the forefront of an exciting new frontier for …

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FAR CRY 4

Far Cry 4 was released November 18, 2014 by Ubisoft. The game was developed by Ubisoft Montreal.  Far Cry 4 is a conventional first person shooter action game. Far Cry 4 is an open world action-adventure first-person shooter video game which is the successor to the 2012 video game Far Cry 3, it is the …

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LORDS OF THE FALLEN

Lords of the Fallen was released October 28, 2014 by Square Enix. The game was developed by CI Games. Lords of the Fallen is a conventional single player third person dark fantasy action RPG type game. The game has been updated several times in the 6 months since release day. CI Games, formerly known for …

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FIFA 15

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FIFA 15 was released on September 23, 2014 by EA Sports. The game was developed by EA Canada, FIFA 15 is  soccer sports game,. FIFA is released annually by EA which follows the professional league closely. EA has licensed 35 leagues, over 600 clubs and more than 16,000 players. FIFA 15’s Ultimate Team introduced a new …

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GAMES USING DENUVO COPY PROTECTION

Some recent games that are sold on the Steam Store are now shipping with additional DRM. Unlicensed copying has been a problem for games for a long time. Denuvo evolved from the old Sony SecureROM technology. The Denuvo is not conventional DRM, it works more to prevent tampering which was a problem for SecureROM.. Denuvo seems …

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METRO: LAST LIGHT REDUX

Metro: Last Light Redux was released May 25, 2014 by Deep Silver. The game was developed by 4A Games. Metro: Last Light is a strategic first person shooter. This is the second release of the Metro series. Artyom is the protagonist in Metro: Last Light. The story takes place in post-apocalyptic Moscow, mostly inside the …

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METRO 2033 REDUX

Metro 2033 Redux was released August 25, 2014 by Deep Silver. The game was developed by 4A Games. Metro 2033 is a strategic first person shooter. Veterans of the original version of Metro 2033 will notice a change in how the game starts. Before you pick your difficulty, you pick the way you want to …

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WATCH DOGS

Watch Dogs was released May 27, 2014 by Ubisoft. The game was developed by Ubisoft Montreal.  GRP is a 3rd person action shooter. The open world design lets players freely roam Chicago, which includes the urban city, open countryside and slums. Ubisoft Montreal apparently has worked on this game since 2009. The game is played …

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WOLFENSTEIN: THE NEW ORDER

Wolfenstein: The New Order was released May 20, 2014 by Bethesda. The game was developed by Machine Games.  Wolfenstein: The New Order is a conventional first person shooter action game. We tried to purchase the disk version of Wolfenstein: New Order from EB Games, where it was offered on 9/3/2014 at approximately 10:30 AM for …

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THE EVIL WITHIN

The Evil With was released March 27, 2014 by Bethesda. The game was developed by Tango Softworks.  The Evil With is a 3rd person survival horror action game. The main character of The Evil Within is veteran police detective Sebastian Castellanos. The game attempts to be a throwback to the classic horror genre. The game …

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NEW CAR GAME: WRECKFEST

New Car Game: Wreckfest was released on January 14, 2014 by Bugbear who also developed the game. New Car Game: Wreckfest is driving racing game and demolition derby. This game was released on Early access and 18 months on it’s still not finished. The game has added a new track in 2015. The last update was …

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RUST

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Rust was released on December 11, 2013 by Facepunch who also developed the game.Rust is s first person survival action game. This game is on the Steam Early Access. The only aim in Rust is to survive. To do this you will need to overcome struggles such as hunger, thirst and cold. Build a fire. …

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BATTLEFIELD 4

Battlefield 4 was released October 29, 2013 by Electronic Arts. The game was developed by DICE. Battlefield 4 is a first person shooter. AMD Mantle is broken so to revert Battlefield 4 to DX11 you need to edit the profsave_profile in documents/battlefield4 and search for mantle and change it to 0, then the game will run fine. …

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DCS WORLD

DCS World was released on March 18, 2013 by the Fighter Collection. The game was developed by Eagle Dynamics. DCS World is a flight simulator combat game. DCS World is a vehicle combat simulation game created by an inspired development team. DCS World uses a powerful engine that delivers realistic gameplay. The battlefield includes a spectacular …

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GAME PERFORMANCE

Games over time have become increasingly more demanding. Most games have several options to change the rendering pipeline for those with less powerful video cards. Today the modern video card can be considered as a massively parallel supercomputer that is specialized for game rendering. Cray supercomputers now use a GPU to perk up performance. GAME …

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LIST OF GAMES FEATURING 64-BIT ENGINES

A few games offered 64-bit versions to enthusiasts to experiment with. WIndows XP x64 was popular as it could use 4GB or more memory and it offered much easier memory management. This list is compiled from game system requirements. 2014 saw a trickle of 64-bit games while 2015 saw a flood of 64-bit games. 2016 …

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64-BIT PC GAMES

The move to 64-bit Windows has make the PC the top choice for gaming today. Here at Hardcore Games we used Windows XP x64 right from release day onwards. We used 64-bit Windows XP for chess which is incredibly demanding on CPU performance in addition to demanding staggering amounts of memory. For years, video games made do with …

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64-BIT WINDOWS: VRAM

Video cards have long had more than 512MB VRAM so again x64 is needed to be fully exploit the card. VRAM is shadowed in main memory. The DMA controller copies the assembled frame while the CPU works on the next one. With the GTX Titan X 12GB, at least 32GB of memory is needed to …

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64-BIT WINDOWS: CRAM IT WITH RAM

32-bit Windows games are limited to 2048MB of main memory and 512MB video memory. 64-bit Windows is backwards compatible with existing games while providing many more resources for the new generation of games. Most gaming rigs have 4 memory slots, we strongly suggest using 4 identical sticks for best results. Some Intel motherboards may have …

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