MacGaming News: True Crime: Streets of L.A. Goes Gold, WarCraft III Updates

True Crime: Streets of L.A. will begin shipping Monday, March 14, Aspyr Media said Wednesday.

"Drive, fight and shoot your way through a massive array of unpredictable missions. With stealth techniques, vicious martial arts moves and impressive new weapons, as Nick Kang you experience the gritty, seedy underbelly of a vicious Los Angeles crime wave. Cruise the city taking down or harassing the scum of the streets. Bust drug dealers and prostitutes, shakedown informants and confront gang members to get the job done.

"True Crime: Streets of L.A. has a branching storyline that allows you to determine your next move while maneuvering through 240 square miles of L.A. Players can also go into iDogg Patroli mode and unlock Snoop Dogg to fight against crime, rolling through the streets in a customized convertible. The title?s soundtrack enhances the action with more than 25 hard rock, metal and alternative tracks."

Pre-orders are currently being taken for $49.99. The game is rated "M" for "Mature."

WarCraft III, Frozen Thrown Updated to 1.1.8

A new version of Blizzardis popular WarCraft III: Reign of Chaos has been released, as well as an update to The Frozen Thrown expansion pack.

Versions 1.1.8, currently available only by logging in to, corrects a number of problems with WarCraft III, while The Frozen Thrown gains 6 new maps from Blizzardis Bonus Map program, including Excavation Site (4 players), Echo Isle (2), Hinterland Raid (6), Ruins of Stratholme (6), Azeroth Grand Prix (8), and Extreme Candy Wars 2004 (8), among other changes.

Full details on the updates can be found here: WarCraft III 1.1.8, Frozen Throne 1.1.8. The updates will be posted to Blizzardis FTP server in the near future.