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PlayStation Network Back Online After DDoS Attacks Disrupt

PlayStation Network Back Online After DDoS Attacks Disrupt Weekend Service

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...

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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...

2014-07-14 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...

2014-04-21 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...

2014-03-26 23:04:14

Contribution to Help Grant the Wishes of Children With Life-threatening Medical Conditions Around the World PHOENIX (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Today Make-A-Wish® announced a $1 million donation from Blizzard Entertainment, a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software. The donation is based on 50 percent of the total sales in several different countries during November and December 2013 of a special in-game pet, the Alterac Brew Pup, for Blizzard's award-winning...

World Of Warcraft Loses 600,000 Subscribers
2013-07-29 17:46:31

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The population of Azeroth has fallen and its leaders aren't sure if they will get people to come back to the lush world that promises adventure. Azeroth is the world created by Activision Blizzard for its World of Warcraft video game franchise. Recent reports put the subscriber base for the current World of Warcraft at 7.7 million. The game had 12 million players in 2010, Maximum PC reported. The report, which puts the subscriber base...

Activision Brings Next-Gen Video Game Characters To Life
2013-03-29 11:58:31

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online This week at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) some of the new video game animations looked a lot less like video games and a lot more real. Activision Blizzard offered a demonstration on Wednesday, which included next-generation rendering of characters that featured skin, facial expressions and eyes that were incredibly detailed and convincing. Part of the reason for this is that the characters' designs feature those flaws...

2013-01-14 23:02:25

With winter 2013 underway, blizzard conditions may be extremely hazardous. A severe weather restoration provider offers tips on staying safe when nature turns ugly. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) January 14, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of severe storm damage repair and restoration in the country, is offering tips on proper safety procedures for winter weather conditions. With the winter of 2013 in full swing and major weather conditions forecast for many areas of the country...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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