Posts Tagged ‘hints

04
Nov
08

End War Strategy Videos

Our friends over at G4 have posted up some of our official strategy videos for End War.

We have a Basics overview teaching you the combat chain, followed by three different mission type walkthroughs: The Conquest of Rovaniemi walkthrough, The Raid on Rozenburg walkthrough, and The Siege of Washington D.C. walkthrough.  You can check out the End War Video Strategies at G4 here.

You can also go to our Tom Clancy Feature Page and purchase them in a discounted HD or SD bundle or with their eGuide.

21
Oct
08

Far Cry 2 Author Tips

Far Cry 2 Author Tips
1. Weapons dropped by enemies are always in a somewhat unreliable state so avoid them unless in extreme circumstances. For best results, purchase weapons at a weapon shop and pull fresh models off the armory’s shelves with each visit. Once you buy a weapon, an unlimited amount of the same type are always available at armories, and always in mint condition.


2. The LPO-50 flamethrower is a great way to quickly eliminate enemies in assault trucks. Duck behind cover and wait for an assault truck to approach, then when it’s nearby, stand up and douse the vehicle in flames. Due to the vehicle’s open sides and rear, the driver and gunner don’t stand a chance. Just make sure you’re not hit by the truck before you can attack-if you’re spotted, the driver will try to run you down.

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04
Sep
08

Spore Author Tips from Michael Knight 2/2

Getting ready to move from the Cell Stage onward?  Check out these tips from one of our Spore Prima Official Game Guide authors, Michael Knight.

1. If your vehicles are damaged in combat during the Civilization Stage, just move them adjacent to any friendly city, and they will automatically start to repair.

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04
Sep
08

Spore Author Tips from Bryan Stratton 1/2

Getting ready to move from the Cell Stage onward?  Check out these tips from one of our Spore Prima Official Game Guide authors, Bryan Stratton.

1) Your actions in earlier stages affect your starting points in later stages. For example, if you’re an aggressive race in the Tribal Stage, you will begin the Civilization Stage as a military society. If you win over other tribes by performing songs or giving them gifts, you will begin the Civilization Stage as a religious or economic society, respectively.

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25
Aug
08

The Sims 2: Apartment Life Author Tips 2/3

Check out some more tips from Greg Kramer!

4. Mind your Sim’s Reputation. If it’s good enough, it can increase the odds of getting Secret Networking Benefits.

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21
Aug
08

The Sims 2: Apartment Life Author Tips 1/3

Apartments, communites, roomies, witches and more!  The Sims 2: Apartment Life is full of new goodies for all your Sims and master Sims player Greg Kramer has a set of tips to get your apartment setup correctly the first time!

1. When your Sim is first transformed into a witch by the NPC Witch (Good or Evil), buy as many of each kind of reagent as your Sim can afford. Nothing’s more frustrating than having all this new power and no way to use it.

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14
Aug
08

Too Human Author Gameplay Tips

Ten tips from the man who wrote the book, David Knight:

Combo Meter Growth

Combo Meter Growth

1. Combo meter growth is based on hitting and killing enemies. But you can gain higher combo growth by killing enemies in the air, performing consecutive slide attacks, killing light polarities with a fierce attacks,or killing dark polarities with finishers. Increasing combo levels results in bonus experience, dramatically faster slide speeds, increased slide distance, bonus slide damage, and increased rate of fire for your guns. Combo levels also are required to initiate ruiner attacks and battle cries.
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04
Aug
08

Madden NFL 09 Defensive Tips

Available August 12th

One word: blitz!  Here are some defensive tips from the Madden NFL 09 Prima Official Game Guide:

  • There are two common blitz techniques used in Madden NFL 09. One is to overload one side of the offensive line with multiple pass rushers. The idea behind this scheme is to send more defenders in on a blitz than what the offensive line can block.

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04
Aug
08

Madden NFL 09 Offensive Tips

Available August 12th

Available August 12th

Because it’s better than throwing that Hail Mary on fourth and goal, check out these Offensive Tips from the Madden NfL 09 Official Game Guide:

When running outside, let your run blockers set up their blocks before using the Sprint button. You don’t want to outrun your blockers on plays like sweeps, tosses and counters.

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14
Jul
08

NCAA Football 09 Offensive & Defensive Tips

Presenting 12 tips from our author team of the NCAA Football 09 Prima Official Game Guide:

Offense

Learn which types of run plays work best against each defensive front. For example, inside run plays are best to attack 3-4 defensive fronts. Outside run plays are usually more effective against the 4-3 defense.

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