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Newsbriefs: Shivering Patch, Hominid DLC, Final Fight VC

[UPDATED: 10:30am PST] Today's regularly updated newsbriefs include news of a final PC and Xbox 360 bugfix patch coming to Oblivion, new downloadable content for the Xbox Live Arcade's Alien Hominid, and Final Fight punching it
[UPDATED: 10:30am PST] Today's regularly updated newsbriefs include news of a final PC and Xbox 360 bugfix patch coming to Oblivion, new downloadable content for the Xbox Live Arcade's Alien Hominid, and Final Fight punching its way into European Wii Virtual Consoles. - Bethesda Softworks has announced a final PC and Xbox 360 patch will be due Monday, April 30th for the recent fatal bug that crept into its The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion along with its most recent expansion, Shivering Isles. According to earlier reports, the bug results when the expansion is installed, and the number of internal identification numbers for objects in the game become exhausted. After this occurs, the game will reportedly erase newly created items. Although a beta patch was quickly released for the PC version, the Xbox 360 version of Oblivion was left open to the bug. However, according to a new post via Bethesda's messageboards, the Form ID bug fix will be available Monday. "This will include the final update for PC, as well as the update for the 360 available through Xbox Live," noted the company representative, adding, "This is a worldwide patch." - Microsoft and developer The Behemoth have announced another new round of downloadable content for the Xbox Live Arcade version of Behemoth's cartoon shooter Alien Hominid HD. Joining the previously released set of PDA minigame levels offered earlier this month, a new 'PDA Euro Pack' is now available on Xbox Live for 150 points ($2), containing another 100 'European flavored' levels never seen in the United States. The latest Hominid downloadable content update also includes 2 Gamer Picture packs, one focusing on boss portraits, the other 'super Soviet' themed. - Nintendo has released three “new” games for download over the Wii's Virtual Console in Europe. Purchasable from the Wii's online Wii Shop Channel, the region's Wii owners are able to purchase Super Nintendo side-scrolling beat-em up Final Fight for 800 Wii Points (€8). In addition, the service is also adding the NES version of Tecmo action game Mighty Bomb Jack for 500 Wii Points (€5) and TurboGrafx single and platform-exclusive 5-player multi-player Battle Lode Runner for 600 Wii Points (€6). These new additions join the region's 78 previously released titles over the Virtual Console, which include such classics as The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Sonic Spinball.

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