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2010-08-03 10:21:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goozex, Inc., the #1 online video game and movie trading site, has partnered with Bitmob Media, a premier community-focused gaming editorial website, to deliver the best of both services to their core audiences. Besides exposing each site's audience to both the value Goozex provides gamers for their trade-in games and unique editorial content Bitmob and its community produce, this partnership brings a number of additional benefits....

2010-06-24 13:55:00

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 24th, Accor Hotels will launch an online game called "Around the World Photo Hunt" to generate brand awareness in North America. The grand prize winner will receive a 12-night European vacation for two adults to Paris, Berlin and Barcelona. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/accor/44699/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100624/MM23700 ) (Photo:...

2010-06-03 09:59:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The global market leader in browser-based Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOG), Bigpoint, (http://www.bigpoint.com) today announced that it is developing a browser-based MMOG based upon Universal Pictures' The Mummy film franchise. Developed in partnership with Universal Partnerships & Licensing, The Mummy Online will only be available online at http://www.bigpoint.com and will be delivered to gamers worldwide in Winter 2010. In...

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...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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