Follow-up on GTA 4 Woes

Dan Computers

Well, now I have no idea. Maybe the freezing issue was a temporary thing? Or maybe it’s in a temporary lull? Or maybe it was only with a particular mission, or who knows. All I do know is that right now it hasn’t frozen at all today, and I’ve managed to successfully complete two more missions. *knock on wood*

Grand Theft Auto IV Woes

Dan Computers

When I played GTA4 with Justus yesterday, it froze at one point. So we rebooted, an it was fine. Now I’ve been unable to play for more than five minutes before it freezes. This is a problem that is apparently not affecting everyone, but is certainly a problem. Word is that it might be because there are no “loading” screens in the game, it’s overloading the cache. Urgh. No idea when a fix might be available, but this is certainly …

My Very First Console

Dan Computers

A very (very!) generous friend of mine gave me his old Xbox 360. I’ve never had a console before – my earliest computer was an Atari 800XL, which doesn’t really count. Of course, this meant I had to also take the first step into the HD format war, and while I believe that Blu-Ray Disc is ultimately the right way to go (and I will be getting my Blu-Ray player sometime soon), it made sense to snag a deal where …