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2010-06-30 07:02:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Roper, the Chief Creative Officer of Cryptic Studios and driving force behind the creation of the genre-defining Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo series, will present a keynote presentation for the 2010 Game Developers Conference China(TM) (GDC China). Presented by UBM TechWeb Game Network, organizers of the industry-leading Game Developers Conference®, GDC China offers valuable and timely insight into the world of game...

2010-03-23 13:25:00

NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari Inc., one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, and renowned MMO developer Cryptic Studios, have today unleashed Revelation, the first full-fledged expansion for the ultimate superhero universe, Champions Online(TM), which originally launched in September of 2009. The Revelation expansion is available at no additional cost to current Champions Online players. Revelation will allow players to venture into the brand new zone of...

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2009-08-07 11:10:00

Cryptic Studios and Atari are set to release in September the new massively multiplayer online role-playing game "Champions Online," that allows gamers to create their own virtual superheroes, The Associated Press reported. The PC game is based on the popular 80's pen-and-paper role-playing game "Champions". Executive producer Bill Roper said "Champions Online" lets players create any hero they can envision, including every single element from what the costume looks like, to what exact powers...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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