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2011-03-01 08:00:00

CHONGQING, China, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Recently, IGXE has announced a great offer on RuneScape Gold, offering a 3% discount on all RuneScape Gold purchases until 21st March. The latest survey from the whole virtual currency market shows that demand for RuneScape Gold saw sharp rise in the last 2 months. As a successful four-year trader in the internet game exchange market, MMOXE decided to return regular customer with this great offer. Asides RuneScape Gold, customers can...

2011-02-21 23:00:00

TOKYO, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EitaroSoft, Inc.* announced on Feb. 22 that the company and The9 Limited* have concluded a license agreement to jointly deploy in the Chinese market a smartphone version of EitaroSoft's "Galaxy Frontier,"* which has become the first Japanese mobile 3D Action MMORPG, currently in service at two media sites -- "esgames" (http://esgm.jp/pc/ ) operated by EitaroSoft and the "docomo market" operated by Japan's largest mobile carrier NTT DOCOMO. In China,...

2011-02-09 06:00:00

BEIJING, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- NetEase.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTES) announced today that it will report its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2010 on Wednesday, February 23, 2011, after the close of the U.S. markets. The earnings teleconference call with simultaneous webcast will take place at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 (Beijing/Hong Kong Time: 9:00 a.m., Thursday, February 24, 2011). NetEase's management will be on the...

2011-01-26 07:35:00

PALO ALTO, Ca., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- "From last September till now, the number of PC game pre-order via bygamer tripled each month." said Jeffrey, the sales department manager of bygamer.com (another platform of DinoDirect.com), "Started with the World of Warcraft Cataclysm Expansion pre-order in last September, bygamer has more than 5,000 pre-order sales in each month, which tops any monthly pre-order sales in the past." As an international PC game virtual trading platform,...

2011-01-20 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's anti-malware laboratory, has released an investigative report on the current cyber-crime black market. PandaLabs discovered a vast network selling stolen bank details along with other types of products in forums and more than 50 dedicated online stores. This is a rapidly growing industry and cyber-criminals are aiding and abetting each other's efforts to steal personal information for financial profit. After posing...

2011-01-19 07:35:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2011 /PR Newswire-Asia/ --- DC Universe Online or DCUO is an MMORPG by Sony Online Entertainment, which was officially released on Jan 11, 2011. Right now, game players can get DC Universe Online CD Key at Bygamer.com (another platform of DinoDirect.com). In DC Universe Online, Players will choose a mentor for their character (such as Superman, Batman or Wonder Woman for heroes and Lex Luthor, The Joker, or Circe for villains). Their starting location, principal...

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2011-01-11 06:25:00

Blizzard reports that its game "World of Warcraft: Cataclysm" sold a record 4.7 million copies during the expansion's first month of being released. The company said that the figures are based on internal company records and information from distribution partners. Cataclysm shipped early December to dozens of countries and was available in advanced through retail copies for online, download-exclusive purchase. Blizzard also called Cataclysm "the fastest-selling PC game of all...

2011-01-06 07:35:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PR Newswire-Asia/ --- Favorites Activity begins tomorrow at MMOXE (another platform of DinoDirect.com). Users can enjoy immediate 2% cash back by adding MMOXE to their favorites. "We succeed in our own history," said MMOXE CEO Kevin, "Through the hard working from our whole team. We are heading to a higher milestone of sales. And now, we will initiate a new promotion plan that is adding MMOXE to your favorites, and reopen our site from your favorites, you...

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2010-12-14 07:25:00

Activision Blizzard Inc., formerly Activision Inc., sold more than 3 million copies of its latest "World of Warcraft" expansion game on its first day on the market. The company told Reuters on Monday that "World of Warcraft: Cataclysm," which launched on December 7, sold 3.3 million copies on its first day, surpassing the record set by its previous release -- "World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King" -- in November 2008. The massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) has some...

2010-11-30 10:09:00

AMARILLO, Texas, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, has announced its plans for chain-wide midnight release parties for the new World of Warcraft: Cataclysm video game. Fans are encouraged to join their local Hastings for a midnight release party on Monday, December 6. Festivities for the night will begin at 10:00 pm and will end after the video game goes on sale at Midnight. Fans enjoying the...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'