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18 hrs ago | Ubergizmo
When it comes to gaming PCs, Digital Storm is a company that has released some pretty impressive products in the past.
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22 hrs ago | Silcon Valley Moms
Fresh from attending this year's 2nd annual Game Monetization USA , I wanted to share some of the highlights that caught my attention.
23 hrs ago | QJ.net
Are you excited about ZeniMax Online's Elder Scrolls Online? If so, here's some news for you: ESO will officially hit shelves on April 4, 2014.
So, it seems that there is still some life left in the legs of the World of Warcraft franchise, where we do know that a movie is about roll out some time down the road, and even the game itself continues to receive new patches .
An absolutely evil development for anyone who's been struggling over whether or not to spend $5-10 on a Cinder Kitten, the latest World of Warcraft update added an inescapable in-game store, capable of striking when the urge is strongest.
"World of Warcraft" has been the most popular MMORPG since 2004, controlling beyond sixty percent of the MMORPG subscription market with over ten million players worldwide at its peak of popularity.
Blizzard's collectable card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is the hottest ticket on PC and Mac right now - and at the moment you do still need a ticket to get in.
Microsoft's Xbox Live, Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft , and Linden Labs' Second Life have all been targeted by American and British counterterrorist units for surveillance, as newly released classified documents from former National Security Agency contractor Edward J. Snowden reveal .
"Not limiting their activities to the earthly realm, American and British spies have infiltrated the fantasy worlds of World of Warcraft and Second Life , conducting surveillance and scooping up data in the online games played by millions of people across the globe, according to newly disclosed classified documents."
American and British intelligence has been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported Monday, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies packed virtual universes full of undercover agents and surreptitiously monitored traffic across online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft."
Spooks adopted avatars to infiltrate Xbox Live and World of Warcraft communities, fearing al Qaeda use messaging functions to plot atrocities Spooks adopted geeky avatars to infiltrate Xbox Live and World of Warcraft communities , fearing al Qaeda used their messaging functions to plot atrocities.
UK and US spies are able to monitor communications within games such as World of Warcraft and listen in to private discussions on Xbox Live chat, leaked memos have revealed.
According to a report from The Guardian, agents have covertly joined games such as World of Warcraft and Second Life to find terrorists hiding within the games' virtual worlds as well as recruit potential informants.
Ostensibly concerned that terrorists would disguise themselves as gamers in order to secretly communicate, agents from the NSA, CIA, Pentagon and Britain's GCHQ have posed undercover in online realms like World of Warcraft, Second Life, and Xbox Live.
Visitors play "World of Warcraft" at an exhibition stand during the Gamescom 2012 fair in Cologne, Germany.