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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...

2014-06-27 08:23:25

BEIJING, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES), one of China's leading Internet and online game services providers, today announced that its online payment platform, Wangyibao, has secured a license from the China Securities Regulatory Commission (the "CSRC") to provide payment and settlement services for wealth management products. "To meet license application requirements from the CSRC, we have built a highly secure and efficient information system with...

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...

Computers Give Other Computers Advice On How To Play Pac Man
2014-04-01 13:49:10

[ Watch the Video: Computers Teach Each Other Pac Man ] Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It sounded like a classic April Fool’s joke – computers teaching other computers to play Pac Man. But, researchers at Washington State University are in fact experimenting with machine learning by teaching computers how to teach each other. Instead of teaching the machines advanced programming, the researchers at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science...

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...

2014-03-09 23:03:32

OsirisSC2Guide.com has just published a new guide on Zerg army compositions to their website. The new guide can be found in full at http://www.osirissc2guide.com/zerg-army-compositions.html. (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 OsirisSC2Guide.com is pleased to announce the publication of a new guide to Zerg army compositions in Starcraft 2. The full new guide can be found in full at http://www.osirissc2guide.com/zerg-army-compositions.html. The new guide published at OsirisSC2Guide.com details the best...

2013-12-14 23:00:42

HotCDKey and Allcdkey are leading CD key portals serving customers since 2004, offering authorized CD key for all the games such as WOW, Aliens: Colonial Marines, Call of Duty, StarCraft, and more. (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 Hotcdkey.com and allcdkey.com, owned by Softisland Infotech Co Ltd, a well-known company operating since 2004, have recently released a series of discounted prices for Christmas, and customers can pick up cheap keys that are available for a limited time. The gaming...

2013-12-11 23:28:29

OsirisSC2Guide.com has just published a new Terran units list for the popular computer game, Starcraft 2. The full list of units is up to date for Heart of the Swarm and can be found at http://www.osirissc2guide.com/starcraft-2-terran-units.html. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 OsirisSC2Guide.com has just published a new Starcraft 2 Terran units list. The new units list is completely up to date with Heart of the Swarm and can be found in full at...

Give Your Brain A Boost By Playing Video Games
2013-08-21 13:14:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from scientists at Queen Mary University of London and University College London (UCL) is giving gamers a good excuse to stay hooked on their latest vice. Researchers reported in the journal PLoS ONE that certain types of video games can help to train the brain to become more agile and improve strategic thinking. The team recruited 72 volunteers and measured their "cognitive flexibility," described as a person's ability to...


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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