L.A. Rush

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L.A. Rush
L.A. Rush cover
Developers
Midway Studios Newcastle
Publishers
Zoo Digital Publishing
Release dates
Windows February 1, 2006
L.A. Rush on Wikipedia

Key points

Very poor port compared to the console versions.
Stuttering on modern PC.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 3 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\global.dat[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save.dat[Note 2]

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Russian

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
Console versions only.

Issues fixed[edit]

Small scale of the HUD after use L.A. Rush Widescreen Fix[5][edit]

Use dgVoodoo 2 wrapper[6]
  1. Download the latest version of dgVoodoo 2.
  2. Extract the files to a convenient place.
  3. Open the MS folder in dgVoodoo's directory and copy D3D9.dll.
  4. Navigate to the <path-to-game> and paste the file in there.
  5. Now open dgVoodooCpl.exe and go to the DirectX tab
  6. Select Virtual 3D Accelerated Card under Videocard, then select your screen resolution from the list. For VRAM, select the maximum available value.
  7. Click Apply.
  8. Go to the <path-to-game>\plugins and open the file LARush.WidescreenFix.ini with any text editor
  9. Change the game resolution to the following values:
    • ResX = 1024
    • ResY = 576
  10. Save your changes.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 1.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce FX 5200
ATI Radeon 9500 Pro
128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows Vista or later.[1][2][3][4] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.
  2. 2.0 2.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References