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2014-09-02 20:20:57

CALGARY, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Northern Blizzard Resources Inc. ("Northern Blizzard") (TSX:NBZ) announced today that it has completed the optional redemption of US$148,750,000 principal amount of its US$425,000,000 7.250% Senior Notes due 2022 (the "Notes"). The Notes were redeemed in accordance with their terms at a redemption price of $1,072.50, plus accrued and unpaid interest to (but excluding) the redemption date, per $1,000 principal amount of Notes redeemed. The total...

playstation network ddos attack
2014-08-25 05:28:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sony’s PlayStation Network was back online Monday following a weekend cyberattack that affected its servers, as well as those of fellow video game companies Blizzard Entertainment, Riot Games and Grinding Gear Games. According to Brett Molina of USA Today, Sony Online Entertainment chief John Smedley originally confirmed the outage on Sunday, stating that both the PlayStation Network and Sony Entertainment Network online...

2014-08-13 12:25:34

LONDON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global MMO Game Market 2014-2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2133094/Global-MMO-Game-Market-2014-2018.html About MMO Games MMO games or massively multiplayer online games refer to videogames that allow a large number of players to participate simultaneously over an internet connection. These games usually take place in a shared world that the gamer can access after purchasing or...

2014-08-11 20:22:01

CALGARY, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Northern Blizzard Resources Inc. ("Northern Blizzard" or the "Company") (TSX: NBZ) will release its second quarter 2014 financial and operating results prior to the opening of markets on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Northern Blizzard will host a conference call on August 13, 2014, starting at 9:00am MT (11:00am ET), to review the Company's second quarter 2014 results. Participants can access the conference call by dialing (403) 532-5601 or toll-free...

2014-07-31 23:11:31

Gamers will soon be able to experience epic quests, intense raids, and endless adventure across Azeroth and Draenor while wielding a premium headset with jet-black ear cushions, illuminated runes, and a lightweight over-the-head suspension style designed for hours of comfortable gameplay. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 SteelSeries, the global leader in premium gaming peripherals, in collaboration with Blizzard Entertainment, today announced the upcoming release of the Siberia Elite World of...

2014-07-23 08:29:09

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaming and toy companies cater to consumers' demands, develop products to improve performance on market: Big Tree Group, Inc. (OTC: BIGG), Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK), Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) and International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) Big Tree Group, Inc. (OTCQB: BIGG), a company that serves as a "one stop shop" for the sourcing and...

2014-07-14 08:23:36

Blizzard Entertainment and NetEase, Inc. to bring critically acclaimed action role-playing game to mainland China SHANGHAI, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and NetEase, Inc. today jointly announced an agreement to license Blizzard Entertainment's award-winning action role-playing game Diablo(®) III to a NetEase, Inc. affiliate in mainland China. This is the fifth Blizzard game series that the two companies are bringing to mainland China, following...

2014-06-27 08:23:25

BEIJING, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES), one of China's leading Internet and online game services providers, today announced that its online payment platform, Wangyibao, has secured a license from the China Securities Regulatory Commission (the "CSRC") to provide payment and settlement services for wealth management products. "To meet license application requirements from the CSRC, we have built a highly secure and efficient information system with...

2014-04-21 20:22:39

Closed beta registration available via official Chinese Heroes of the Storm(TM) website. SHANGHAI, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and NetEase, Inc. today announced an agreement to license Blizzard Entertainment's Heroes of the Storm((TM)) to a NetEase, Inc. affiliate in mainland China for a term of three years. Unveiled last November at BlizzCon(®), Heroes of the Storm is Blizzard's upcoming free-to-play, online team brawler featuring iconic...

2014-04-07 08:37:15

New multi-year global agreement to create Heroes of the Storm(TM) gaming headsets VALHALLA, N.Y., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turtle Beach, the leading audio brand in the games industry, today announced a new multi-year licensing agreement with Blizzard Entertainment around the highly anticipated Heroes of the Storm(TM) multiplayer game. As part of the agreement, Turtle Beach will develop PC gaming headsets for both elite and recreational players. Turtle Beach is the gaming audio...


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