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Kid's stuff or deep gameplay? OpenForum evaluates Mists of Pandaria

World of Warcraft Maker to Hook Its Online Gaming Service into Facebook - http://bit.ly/b9a1YR

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World of Warcraft Maker to Hook Its Online Gaming Service into Facebook - http://bit.ly/b9a1YR

Seattle game firm says rival stole its monsters, and more

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A character from Torchlight II, left, and one from Armed Heros Online, right. One of many examples cited by Runic Games, in addition to sound effects and other assets. (Via TouchArcade) Runic Games, an independent Seattle game studio that makes the Torchlight action role-playing games, says a company in China...
Seattle game firm says rival stole its monsters, and more
'Crafting Azeroth' project brings 'World of Warcraft' to 'Minecraft'

Why Diablo 3′s always-online DRM is a good thing

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Diablo 3 has now been available worldwide for a week. In true, zealous, Blizzard-super-fan style, the end boss on the hardest difficulty setting has already been defeated. We don’t know the exact number of Diablo 3 sales, but with some 2 million pre-orders, we’re talking about one of the fastest-selling...
Why Diablo 3′s always-online DRM is a good thing

Irate customer feedback for World of Warcraft and Star Trek Online: http://www.break.com/game-trailers/game/world-of-warcraft-wrath-of-the-lich-king/wow-guy-angry-about-wow-and-irate-about-star-trek-online

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Irate customer feedback for World of Warcraft and Star Trek Online: http://www.break.com/game-trailers/game/world-of-warcraft-wrath-of-the-lich-king/wow-guy-angry-about-wow-and-irate-about-star-trek-online

UK top 20 video games chart, week ending 28 September 2012

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Fifa 13 shimmies its way to the top of the league, as World Of Warcraft: Mists Of Pandaria also makes a top five debutUKIE Games Charts © compiled by GfK Chart-TrackGamesPlayStationXboxPCguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content...
UK top 20 video games chart, week ending 28 September 2012
Analyst suggests The Old Republic is already losing subscribers

Study Shows How To Build Gamer Loyalty Through Guilds And Customization

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In a study that could have ramifications on how we think of both online worlds including MMORPGs and online titles like Farmville, researchers at UB School of Management have found that users return to subscription-based games when there is an appearance of a constantly changing environment full of like-minded team...
Study Shows How To Build Gamer Loyalty Through Guilds And Customization

The most basic business lesson taught by World of Warcraft

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The most basic business lesson taught by World of Warcraft World of Warcraft’s Auction House is the in-game marketplace, the bazaar where players can sell virtual stuff to other players. Magical potions, plate armor, everything under the virtual sun gets traded millions of times a day. Auctions listed in the...
The most basic business lesson taught by World of Warcraft

New From Blizzard Entertainment: World of Workforce Reductions

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Blizzard Entertainment, creator of the Diablo, StarCraft and Warcraft video game franchises, sacked hundreds of employees today, trimming the company down to better fit “current organizational needs.” Some 600 workers lost their jobs, most of them in divisions not related to game development. Blizzard says the World of Warcraft development...
New From Blizzard Entertainment: World of Workforce Reductions

Not a game: Blizzard's Battle.net was hacked and they want you to change your password

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If you’re a PC gamer and play World of Warcraft, Diablo or Starcraft, you might want to log into Battle.net and change your password immediately. The company behind it, Blizzard, has confirmed that the site has been hacked. Here’s what Blizzard’s co-founder and President Michael Morhaime had to say about...
Not a game: Blizzard's Battle.net was hacked and they want you to change your password

The best MMOs of 2012

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Want proof that the massively multiplayer online (MMO) game industry is in a state of extreme flux? Look no further than ostensible World of WarCraft-challenger Star Wars: The Old Republic, which lasted all of seven months before going free-to-play. The times are certainly changing. Profound disruption, however, can have...
The best MMOs of 2012

The case for getting grandma to play World of Warcraft

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Researchers find that a few hours playing WoW boosts certain cognitive functions in older adults--especially those who had scored poorly prior to playing. [Read more]...
The case for getting grandma to play World of Warcraft

Castlevania Re-created in Minecraft With Candles, Holy Water, Dracula, and All

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Bored with World of Warcraft re-creations in Minecraft? Check out this re-make of the original Castlevania game for NES....
Castlevania Re-created in Minecraft With Candles, Holy Water, Dracula, and All
Raptr's rewards improve Rift's daily users by 470%

Blizzard reveals HearthStone strategy card game

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World of Warcraft's maker officially announces a free-to-play collectible card game for PC, Mac, and iPad. The beta starts this summer, with a full product out by the end of the year. [Read more]...
Blizzard reveals HearthStone strategy card game

World of Warcraft cut off in Iran

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US trade regulations have forced Blizzard to stop people in Iran playing its popular World of Warcraft video game....
World of Warcraft cut off in Iran

Guild Wars 2 - review

www.guardian.co.uk
PC, NCsoft, cert: 12Despite jaw-dropping visuals and being free to play, the original Guild Wars could never quite unseat World of Warcraft as the king of massively multiplayer online RPGs. WoW's more varied playable races simply cemented it as the more imaginative effort.Not so for Guild Wars 2, which is...
Guild Wars 2 - review

Activision Warns on 'Warcraft'

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Activision Blizzard said its cash cow "World of Warcraft" fantasy game is losing subscribers, and new videogame consoles may not lead to the sales growth investors expect....
Activision Warns on 'Warcraft'

Anders Breivik 'trained' for shooting attacks by playing Call of Duty

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Breivik tells court he practised his shot using a 'holographic aiming device' while playing video gameAnders Behring Breivik has described how he "trained" for the attacks he carried out in Norway last summer using the computer game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.The 33-year-old said he practised his shot using a...
Anders Breivik 'trained' for shooting attacks by playing Call of Duty

Chinese Net Memes

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Here are some Chinese internet memes, as presented by More Suzhou magazine (February/ March 2010 issue): What, brother, is smoking, is not a cigarette, but loneliness! (...) gē chōu de bú shì yān, shì jì mò In July of 2009, someone posted a picture of a guy eating a bowl...
Chinese Net Memes

Press Tries To Pin High Profile Killings On The Web & World Of Warcraft

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And, here we go again. The press and "cultural commentators" absolutely love to blame new technologies for someone who does something bad. The latest is that in response to the crazy Luka Magnotta case (involving the guy in Canada who killed and dismembered someone, filming the whole thing, eating some...
Press Tries To Pin High Profile Killings On The Web & World Of Warcraft

World of Warcraft cities hacked

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Hackers massacre all the virtual characters in some of online adventure game World of Warcraft's major cities....
World of Warcraft cities hacked
Vendetta Online Space Sim Kickstarts iPad App To Become The Most Multiplatform MMO Game Ever

E-mail lists, encrypted passwords stolen in Battle.net hack

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The company behind games such as World of Warcraft and Diablo tell customers it believes no financial information was accessed but suggests users change their passwords immediately. [Read more]...
E-mail lists, encrypted passwords stolen in Battle.net hack

Halo creators unveil 'Destiny,' an MMO-like first-person-shooter for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3

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When Halo creator Bungie managed to steal away from Microsoft back in 2007, Master Chief's forefathers were afforded a few years to go dark and head down on a brand new gaming universe. Today, Bungie and its new benefactor, Activision, revealed that new franchise as "Destiny," an online-required persistent...
Halo creators unveil 'Destiny,' an MMO-like first-person-shooter for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3

World of Warcraft Director Tom Chilton Details Mists of Pandaria

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Tom Chilton, lead game designer of Blizzard's World of Warcraft, gives us a look at what's in store in the MMO's latest expansion....
World of Warcraft Director Tom Chilton Details Mists of Pandaria

Play World of Warcraft, get the person of your dreams? Well, there’s one stipulation…

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World of Warcraft is supposed to get you no significant other at all, unless you count your level 85 Dwarf. However, as it turns out, WoW players are quite incestuous, and tend to date other WoW players. That’s not a surprise, but what did catch us off guard is that WoW players...
Play World of Warcraft, get the person of your dreams? Well, there’s one stipulation…

Fallen kingdom: 38 Studios' collapse and the pitfalls of using public money to support tech companies

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In a career filled with many clutch throws from the baseball mound, former Boston Red Sox ace Curt Schilling's main calling card was a gutsy post-season performance made even more memorable by a blood-soaked sock. It was a pitch made by Schilling outside of Major League Baseball, however, that...
Fallen kingdom: 38 Studios' collapse and the pitfalls of using public money to support tech companies
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