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2013-01-15 07:22:02

LONDON, January 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The gaming industry continues to face shifting trends and a fast altering landscape. Digital and mobile gaming options keep gaining in importance driven by the ongoing proliferation of smartphones and other mobile devices, as well as the internet in general. This turbulence poses considerable challenges to industry players. However, with change comes opportunity and for the companies that adapt successfully, opportunity abounds....

2012-12-09 05:01:35

Dugi's New Mists of Pandaria update comes packed with many features that allow WoW gamers to reach level 90 quickly and easily. More details at Strategy Guides HQ. (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 Gamers who want to master MoP are looking for the best power leveling guides on the market. To date, one of the most beloved guides happens to be the Dugi's Ultimate WoW Guide, which recently got a makeover with the release of their new Mists of Pandaria leveling update. It has proven to be a true guide...

2012-12-05 08:23:23

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that Call of Duty®: Black Ops II has crossed the $1 billion mark in worldwide retail sales, according to Chart-Track retail customer sell-through information and internal company estimates. Illustrating the strong appeal of interactive entertainment to audiences worldwide, the game achieved this milestone in just 15 days...

2012-11-19 08:27:05

LONDON, November 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young announces technology Entrepreneur of the Year winners and Acision appoints new Senior Vice President Ernst & Young has announced a string of winners in its highly regarded Entrepreneur of the Year awards, with Blizzard Entertainment CEO, Michael Morhaime...

2012-11-18 04:21:35

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Morhaime, President, CEO and Co-founder of Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., has been named the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year(®) 2012 Technology Award winner. Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year is the country's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The award encourages entrepreneurial activity and recognizes leaders and visionaries who demonstrate innovation, financial success and personal...

2012-10-11 07:25:27

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its third quarter 2012 results after the close of the market on Wednesday, November 7, 2012. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet. Wednesday, November 7, 2012 1:30 pm Pacific Time (4:30 pm Eastern Time) To listen to the call, please log onto: http://investor.activision.com/events.cfm Or...

World Of Warcraft Hacked
2012-10-08 10:40:14

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Cities filled with the dead, flesh turned to bone. This wasn´t a scene from a biblical plague in the old testament or the latest Hollywood blockbuster on the big screen, however. It transpired this past weekend across Europe — at least virtually in an online world. The irony is that it may have been predicted by a cartoon! A few years ago the hit animated series South Park dedicated an episode to the popular online...

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2012-10-07 09:04:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Senator by day, Orc Assassination Rogue by night? Not if the opponents of Maine Democrat and World of Warcraft enthusiast Colleen Lachowicz have anything to say about it. It seems that Lachowicz's online gaming hobbies have become the target of her Republican Party opposition, who are accusing her of leading a "time-consuming double life" as her alter-ego, a level 85 Orc Assassin Rogue named Santiaga, according to Fox News...

2012-09-18 14:22:08

SHANGHAI, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blizzard Entertainment and NetEase, Inc. today announced that World of Warcraft(®): Mists of Pandaria((TM)), the fourth expansion set for the world's most popular subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game, will launch in mainland China on October 2, 2012. For the first time ever, Chinese players will be able to join the rest of the global World of Warcraft community within the same one-week global launch period....

2012-09-02 23:02:45

The National Ski Patrol, with the aid of its patrol dogs, has a new ally on the mountains of North America. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 02, 2012 So maybe we won´t be seeing our furry friends in the unemployment line, but they won´t be armed with the elixir one might usually find around their neck. Technology created to save lives and placed in the right hands, or in some cases breed of dog, will no doubt create a natural partnership. Blizzard Protection System, an unmatched...