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Call Of Duty Earns Activision A Huge War Chest
2012-08-03 11:48:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Call of Duty maker Activision has been doing well lately. Very well, in fact, as they´ve just announced their second quarter earnings for the period which ended in June. By the numbers, the largest independent game publisher was able to earn more and increase their revenue as well as raise their guidance for the full year. They were able to garner these numbers as the rest of the traditional video game industry is feeling...

2012-08-02 23:00:55

iLeagueofLegends.com, the leading news and updates on all the popular online role-playing game League of Legends, can reveal that the game is just overtaken World of Warcraft to become the most popular online game at the moment. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 iLeagueofLegends.com, the leading news and updates on all the popular online role-playing game League of Legends, can reveal that the game is just overtaken World of Warcraft to become the most popular online game at the moment....

World Of Warcraft Improves Cognitive Ability
2012-02-23 06:10:30

A new study subjected older adults to the popular game World of Warcraft in order to test the change in their cognitive ability. Researchers at North Carolina State University found that playing the game boosted the cognitive ability of those adults that played the game, especially those that scored poorly on the baseline test. Dr. Anne McLaughlin, an assistant professor of psychology at North Carolina State and co-author of the study says, “We chose World of Warcraft because it...

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2012-01-27 10:39:17

Blizzard Entertainment, the company who keeps Mountain Dew in business with its online game World Of Warcraft, is retiring nearly 2,000 blade servers from active service and is offering them for sale to benefit St. Jude´s Children´s Research Hospital which specializes in cancer treatment and other life-threatening diseases in children. Each server has been fitted with a transparent case, etched with the World of Warcraft logo, and bears a plaque bearing the signatures of the...

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2011-08-10 13:55:00

Activision Blizzard told analysts during a conference call that the number of subscribers had fallen for the second consecutive quarter, according to The Telegraph. The game still has over 11 million players, but a million have stopped playing in the last nine months. Chief executive of Blizzard, Mike Morhaime, said the fall in numbers was mainly due to many players being good enough to complete new content quickly, reducing their playing time. He said a new content update would...

2011-06-20 23:15:00

SHANGHAI, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and NetEase.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today announced that World of Warcraft(®): Cataclysm(TM), the third expansion for Blizzard Entertainment's award-winning massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), will launch in mainland China on July 12, 2011. In preparation for the expansion's release, players can now begin the process of background downloading data for version 4.1 of...

2011-06-14 13:48:34

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new method that can accurately predict the behavior of players in online role-playing games. The tool could be used by the game industry to develop new game content, or to help steer players to the parts of a game they will enjoy most. "We are able to predict what a player in a game will do based on his or her previous behavior, with up to 80 percent accuracy," says Brent Harrison, a Ph.D. student at NC State and co-author of a...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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