View Full Version : Failed to initialize the engine

10-10-2011, 09:56 AM
I am unable to play the demo. I can not get the game to start, every time I do I get the "Failed to initialize the engine" error. I have now re-installed the current drivers for my graphics card, un-installed and re-installed the game then re-installed the gdx drivers again and I'm still getting the same error.

Searching the internet for answers hasn't yielded anything better than I already done, my system: -

System Information
Time of this report: 10/5/2011, 19:08:36
Machine name: **-**
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
System Model: EP45-DS3R
BIOS: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9450 @ 2.66GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8190MB RAM
Page File: 2795MB used, 13582MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 64bit Unicode

Display Devices
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce GTX 550 Ti
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Key: **-**
Display Memory: 4064 MB
Dedicated Memory: 992 MB
Shared Memory: 3071 MB

Kind of glad this had a demo or I would have bought a useless game I can't play otherwise, unless someone here has an answer I haven't found elsewhere!

10-10-2011, 10:05 AM
Did you read the FAQ and the other thread with exactly the same name on the front page at the top?


10-10-2011, 10:52 AM
Nope didn't see although I don't know how it managed to miss my search! I certainly didn't see it on the first 4 or 5 pages that's for sure!

Too many troll threads to search through!

Ignore this thread and post in the other one linked above if you have a similar issue!