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Download Microsoft DirectX 11 For Windows XP And Vista !

DirectX 11 LogoIf you follow technology news you should have got surprised reading the article title because there is no official DirectX 11 for Windows XP or Vista as of now, Microsoft DirectX 11 (6.01.7000.0000) will be made available on Windows 7 and Windows Vista when officially released in coming months, but virus creators have hoped onto the opportunity and started taking advantage of gamers curiosity to install the latest version of DirectX by posting fake trojan infected DirectX 11 links on blogs and forums, these so called DirectX 11 For Windows XP and Vista installer contained Trojans created in perl scripts which got detected by only three lesser known anti-virus scanners on VirusTotal out of total 39.

Direct X 11 For Windows XP
DirectX 11 Setup Extracted

New Gaming Technology Promises Realistic 3D Games

You must have enjoyed 3D movies using special glasses, now a new technology promises the same 3-Dimensional experience for games on PC, popular game series Burnout Paradise would be the first game to release its 3D game version, here is a video report by SkyNews.

Quake Live - Free Browser Based 3D Online Multiplayer Game From ID Software

Quake LiveAfter news about Need For Speed : World Online being available for free, here is another good news for you, popular game title Quake is now available online as a free ad-supported browser based game, Developed by ID Software Quake Live will work with Firefox and IE on Windows for now with support for Mac and Linux planned in future, Quake Live will feature full 3D graphics having over 25 maps and 4 game modes during the BETA.

Quake Online

To play, users are required to get registered and install a small add-on, the online version of the popular franchise is pulling huge crowd attracting over 110,000 player accounts in first 6 hours of launch, due to heavy demand a queue system is now in-place to let everyone enjoy the game.

Need For Speed: World Online - Free Massive Multiplayer Online Racing Game

Popular game franchise Need for Speed is all set to make its entry into Play 4 Free online action racing game arena with its upcoming game release - Need for Speed: World Online, the game co-developed by EA Black Box and EA Singapore will provide Need for Speed fans with most licensed cars, parts and game modes ever in the games history.

Need For Speed World Online

NFS World Online - the massively multiplayer online game will be a free to play game for PC featuring different road scenarios with options for selecting your online game playing character.

Grand Theft Auto 4 PC Version Finally Cracked

No matter how hard digital content developers try to make their protection algorithms unbreakable, crackers always tend to get one step ahead breaking it, the newest example would be the highly waited crack for GTA IV PC, after a series of fake and non-working cracks and activation hacks, crack from LOBO is being reported to work fine, although having some serious bugs causing crashes during cut-scenes, which can be avoided by simply bypassing the scenes.

GTA 4 Crack

GTA IV For PC Released And Leaked On Torrent Portals

As expected GTA IV : PC version is now released, and as usual untouched CLONE-DVD images of the original game got leaked on BitTorrent portals, thousands of users are now in the leeching queue to download the game, However, no working crack or activation hack seem to exist now for using the pirated copies of the game.

Installing GTA IV On PC

Released as two massively sized DVD's totaling 13.85 GB, GTA IV for PC is protected by SecuROM DRM.

KM-Software DirectX 10 For Windows XP With DirectX Changer Utility

We have written about unofficial Alky's DirectX 10 For XP, with no further development Alky's project is almost dead, but a new project for porting DirectX 10 on Windows XP seems to be getting momentum with frequent updates and good user-base support, developed by Russian software developer KM-Software the group is providing constant updates to the DirectX port for Windows XP ironing out bugs and glitches with every release, the port lets users play DirectX 10 only games and take advantage of latest improvements in DirectX 10 increasing the speed and quality of games and graphic applications on their Windows XP computer.

DirectX 10

The developer also provides another handy utility named "KM-Software DirectX Changer" allowing users to switch between DirectX 10 and DirectX 9 without restarting the computer, the option to change DirectX version makes it possible to use DirectX 9 with older games and DirectX10 for newer games on Windows XP providing greater compatibility as required, the utility can also be used on Windows Vista and Windows 7 to switch off DirectX 10 and use older games on these new operating systems.

DirectX 10 Changer Utility

Grand Theft Auto IV Downloaded Episode : Lost and Damned, Coming Soon

I am a great fan of GTA game franchise since GTA Vice City, Latest version of the game series - Grand Theft Auto IV : Liberty City is already available on XBOX 360 and PS3 platforms, with PC version release dates announced to be December 2nd in North America and on December 3rd in Europe.

As promised, Rockstar Games announced release dates for first Grand Theft Auto IV downloadable episode Lost and Damned for the XBox 360 version of the game via Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network, the new episode will be made availble worldwide on February 17th 2009, The Lost and Damned will feature all new content and is the first of two episodes announced for Grand Theft Auto IV on Xbox 360.


Zune Firmware Upgraded to v 3.1 And Prices Slashed

Microsoft ZuneMicrosoft has acted upon customer feedback and released the Zune firmware update 3.1 for all models of their Zune MP3 players, packed with exciting new features, games and usability updates this is a must upgrade for all Zune owners.

Zune Firmware 3.1 Update Features:

  • Navigational UI update for Zune Social.
  • Three brand new games Checkers, Sudoku and Space Battle.
  • New "like minded listeners” feature enabling Zune community users to compare their music taste with other users.
  • All new multi-player game mode using Zune Wi-Fi for existing Texas Hold 'Em Card game and New Checkers game.
Zune Games

The new firmware update also brings performance and stability improvements to the device firmware and the PC application with better content synchronization and play-count reporting.

Download Latest DirectX Redistributable November 2008 (9.25.1476)

DirectXHaving the most up-to-date version of DirectX on your Windows computer is crucial for best multimedia and gaming experience on PC, If you have decided not to risk-upgrade your Windows XP to unofficial DirectX 10, you can now update to the latest November Microsoft DirectX End-User Runtime v 9.25.1476 build, according to the official Microsoft download page the updated DirectX release includes security and performance updates, along with several new features accessible by applications using the DirectX APIs.

The full web-installer is 86.25 MB in size and require Windows Genuine Check (WGA) to download, However, if you are having problems downloading from the Microsoft site you can use the full direct-download link at the end of this post.

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