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2014-01-31 08:27:31

BEIJING, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KongZhong Corporation (NASDAQ: KONG), a leading digital entertainment company in China, today announced it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire a minority interest in Ourgame International Holdings Limited ("Ourgame" also known as "LianZhong") for a total consideration of RMB 100.0 mn in cash (equivalent to roughly US$ 16.5 mn at current exchange rates). The board of directors of the Company has approved the transaction, which is set...

2014-01-24 04:21:23

SHANGHAI, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --The9 Limited (NASDAQ: NCTY) ("The9"), an online game developer and operator, today announced that its subsidiary, Red5 Studios, Inc. ("Red 5"), and two shareholders have entered into share purchase agreements for the issue and sale of Series B Preferred Stock and common stocks of Red 5 to Shanghai Oriental Pearl Culture Development Co., Ltd., ("Oriental Pearl"), respectively, for an aggregate of approximately $23 million consideration,...

2014-01-22 23:20:55

2014 is expected to be a record year for PC and online games. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 According to the new Core PC Game Usage report from DFC Intelligence, core PC game play outside Asia increased slightly in 2013 versus 2012. This was despite the fact that few major titles were released in 2013. “We thought, with the lack of major new releases, that overall usage would be down,” said DFC analyst Jeremy Miller. “However, the top titles of 2012 continued to do well in...

2014-01-14 12:25:28

Visionary Realms, Inc. Responds to the High Demand for a Challenging and Rewarding MMO Game by Funding through Kickstarter SAN DIEGO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Visionary Realms, Inc. announced today their plans to meet a growing demand in the Massively Multiplayer Online Games market by developing Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen, a game targeted towards the challenge-seeking gamer. The game's design and ideas were inspired by feedback from many MMO communities that have been...

Study Explains Risk Factors Associated With Video Game Addiction
2013-09-24 08:54:29

[ Watch the Video: Can You Admit To Your Video Game Addiction? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Escapism, social interaction and virtual achievements are the primary risk-factors that contribute to potential video game addiction, researchers from the University of Missouri claim in a new study. “The biggest risk factor for pathological video game use seems to be playing games to escape from daily life,” study author Joseph Hilgard, a doctoral candidate...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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