Hour of Victory

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Hour of Victory
Hour of Victory cover
N-Fusion Interactive
Midway Games
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows June 1, 2007
Hour of Victory on Wikipedia


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Key points

Game was released with many bugs including failure to proceed to next checkpoint. However these can be fixed.


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
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SecuROM DRM disc check.
All versions require Games for Windows - LIVE and SecuROM DRM.[Note 1]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Hour of Victory\HOVGame\Config\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Hour of Victory\HOVGame\Config\

Video settings[edit]

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Change resolution manually[1]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open HOVEngine.ini.
  3. Set StartupResolutionX and StartupResolutionY to the desired resolution.

High frame rate[edit]

Remove frame rate cap
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open HOVEngine.ini.
  3. Set bSmoothFrameRate=FALSE.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Game fails to proceed to next checkpoint[edit]

Copy checkpoints from <path-to-game>\hovGame\Checkpoints\. Next point can be worked out by opening checkpoint file in configuration folder in text editor and comparing with level names in other checkpoints.[citation needed]

Game audio very low[edit]

Game turns down its volume in windows audio mixer on start. Alt+Tab and turn it up. Stays turned up until next game launch.[citation needed]

Other information[edit]


Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)


  1. Games for Windows - LIVE DRM features: Legacy activation, local profile support unknown.