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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...

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...

2012-09-02 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...

2012-08-10 17:38:39

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Blizzard, the publisher of popular computer games such as World of Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo, discovered that its servers were hacked and certain account information was stolen. The company detailed the break in on its website. The "Important Security Update" was addressed to players and friends. "This week, our security team found an unauthorized and illegal access into our internal network here at Blizzard. We quickly took steps...

Call Of Duty Earns Activision A Huge War Chest
2012-08-03 11:48:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Call of Duty maker Activision has been doing well lately. Very well, in fact, as they´ve just announced their second quarter earnings for the period which ended in June. By the numbers, the largest independent game publisher was able to earn more and increase their revenue as well as raise their guidance for the full year. They were able to garner these numbers as the rest of the traditional video game industry is feeling...

2012-07-19 23:00:21

iDiablo3news.com, the leading news and updates website for best-selling PC game Diablo 3, confirmed that the option to trade gold as a commodity will be introduced in an effort to keep more players interested in the game for longer. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Diablo 3 gamers will soon have the ability to trade commodities in the real-money auction house, according to latest rumours. A recent post from community manager Kaivax revealed that gold trading is set to be enabled at some...

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