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2010-05-19 16:30:00

BEIJING, May 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- KongZhong Corporation (Nasdaq: KONG), a leading mobile Internet company in China, today announced its unaudited first quarter 2010 financial results. First Quarter 2010 Financial Highlights: (Note: Unless otherwise indicated, all financial statement amounts used in this press release are based on United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and denominated in US dollars) -- Revenues above prior guidance - Total...

2010-05-10 22:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, California, May 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Up to 10X Faster Than Standard Connections, the Killer(TM) 2100 Delivers Unprecedented Speed and Performance Bigfoot Networks, the networking technology company behind the Killer(TM) line of gaming networks cards, today announced Killer(TM) 2100, its next-generation network interface card (NIC) for online gaming. Killer 2100 combines elements of speed, intelligence and control demanded by gamers with major throughput and...

2010-05-03 08:00:00

TEL AVIV, Israel and NEW YORK, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the more exciting areas of online gaming today is the ongoing evolution of massively multiplayer online games (MMOG), in which thousands of players can simultaneously interact with each other in a virtual world. The growth of broadband Internet availability has facilitated the rapid expansion of MMOG diversity and consumer adoption over the past decade. The Community Network Game (CNG) project, a new initiative supported by the...

2010-04-27 09:52:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bigpoint, the global market leader in browser-based online games, today announced that several of its most popular games will be playable on Kongregate, a leading indie web game site. This partnership allows Bigpoint to distribute games through the Kongregate platform, expanding its consumer audience, and share in revenue generated from the sale of virtual goods, virtual currency, and ads. "We're excited to add Kongregate to our list of...

2010-04-21 09:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Joshua Hong, CEO and founder of GamersFirst, released the details of his platform this morning. The preface of the Free2Play platform is to give Californians a more distinctive voice in the decision making process in the California government. The platform outlines the primary goals of the campaign, which have been dubbed the 3 Tent Poles of Free2Play. These tent poles are (full platform details at GamersFirst.com/Vote4Josh): 1. People:...

2010-04-19 03:00:00

GIBRALTAR, April 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet babies are starting to fill up the world as more and more people find their soul mates on the net. The first online gaming baby was born last week when Tammy and Douglas Root from Munich gave birth to a healthy 3.4kg boy after meeting in a chat room playing online. The couple met while playing at http://www.Casino.com. The two of them were playing roulette and chatting with other players online when they realized they were from the...

2010-03-12 07:05:00

GOTEBORG, Sweden, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- First Planet Company, developer and publisher of the largest real money Massively Multiplayer Online Game, announced today that David "Deathifier" Storey will be speaking at South By Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. David, a veteran player of Planet Calypso, will be speaking at 12:30 on Monday, March 15th on the Entrepreneurs Building Virtual Businesses inside Online Virtual Worlds panel. This panel will allow several virtual entrepreneurs...

2010-03-09 06:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Games have always been a favorite of the technology world and 2010 is no different, except in scale. Reaching around $13 Billion this year, online gaming is growing at a massive rate with social games leading the way (think: Farmville, Texas Hold'em, Mafia wars) and predicted to reach $1 Billion this year. Much of this growth is fueled by traditionally non-gamer demographics, including women over 35 (one the fastest growing groups) and is often...

2010-02-23 05:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- WildTangent, the world's largest games media company, today announced the launch of a unique advertising platform, BrandBoost(TM), which provides brand marketers the opportunity to reward gamers with complimentary game play and virtual items in return for brand engagement. BrandBoost has recently been deployed on Sony Online Entertainment's "Free Realms," Outspark.com, and OMGPOP.com. WildTangent is also set to announce additional partnerships with...

2010-02-05 10:20:00

GOTEBORG, Sweden, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- First Planet Company, developer and publisher of the largest real money Massively Multiplayer Online Game, announced today the sale of a legendary Virtual Egg for an a stunning $69,696.00 USD. This comes on the heels of the Crystal Palace Station's recent sale for a record-breaking $330,000.00 USD. Jon "NEVERDIE" Jacobs held a public auction Sunday, inside Planet Calypso, and sold the Virtual Egg to David Storey aka Deathifier. Deathifier owns...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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