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Swedish Kid Collapses After Playing WoW For 24 Hours

Why bother sleeping or eating when that next piece of loot for your World Of Warcraft character is only one more hour away? I’m assuming that’s the mentality behind the 15-year-old kid who collapsed and suffered convulsions brought on by an epileptic fit. He was enjoying the latest expansion, Wrath of the Lich King, with some friends. After 24 hours ...

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Wrath Of The Lich King Manual Leaked

If you just so happen to play World Of Warcraft all day and night, then you obviously have the game installed on your computer. Did you know that you have access to the Wrath Of The Lich King game manual before the game has been released? Well, you do. Blizzard either underestimates the nosiness of its players or they just ...

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World of Warcraft Terror Plots Uncovered?

Boing Boing Gadgets has an interesting write-up on how Blizzard’s World of Warcraft is being used as a tool for practicing terrorism on our home turf. In this case, a particular raid is modified to reflect an attack on the White House. [T]wo World of Warcraft players discuss a raid on the “White Keep” inside the “Stonetalon Mountains.” The major ...

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Wrath Of The Lich King Release Date Announced

Many of you World Of Warcraft addicts have been waiting for this moment for a long, long time. It’s the moment where logging on to play your character doesn’t leave you with a fruitless goal of doing nothing more than obtaining gear because now, once again, the level cap will be raised. That means more grinding which will then lead ...

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Blizzard Wants Your Code

Last month, we spoke about the World of Warcraft bot program Glider and how Blizzard is taking legal action against the developers. Now it’s seeking an injunction against making the program open source. Sound odd? It might, but it’s a smart move. You see, Blizzard has to protect both copyrights and intellectual property. Glider infringes upon both and the creators ...

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5 Games That Never Saw The Light Of Day

The video game industry comes up with a lot of crap. But now and then, there comes a game which everyone holds their breathe for, anticipating its release like a child on his birthday waiting for gifts. Then the inevitable shoot down, when you realize all you’ve gotten for a whole year of being a spoiled brat is a lousy ...

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Bot Devs Get Ganked By Blizzard

Sometime in March, Blizzard filed a class action lawsuit against Michael Donnelly, the creator of the MMO Glider program, which performs key tasks in the game automatically, such as fighting and looting. Well, Blizzard “pwned” the shit out of the software bot’s creator, claiming it infringes the company’s copyright and potentially damages the game. Donnelly says his tool does not ...

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Win A Chance To Beta Test Wrath Of The Lich King

Can’t wait to play the upcoming expansion Wrath Of The Lich King for World Of Warcraft? Blizzard understands and has offered a chance win an invitation to the upcoming Wrath of the Lich King beta on their website. Unlike the Burning Crusade beta invite process, Blizzard wants to limit their invitations. Only players who have expressed active interest in participating ...

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Protect Yo’ Neck With Blizzard Authenticator

Oh noes! Some key logger has taken over my World Of Warcraft account! All my gold is missing, all my gear was probably destroyed all because I left my password as “password.” Well, it won’t happen again ’cause Blizzard‘s got this Blizzard Authenticator they’re selling for just $6.50. It’ll keep them hackers out…unless said hacker happens to be ‘Zero Cool’. ...

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Diablo III Officially Announced

In case you fucking missed it, Blizzard spun the gaming world on its ass this weekend by announcing the long-awaited Diablo III. Along with assorted details here and there, a magnificent 20-minute gameplay video was released, showcasing graphics, environment, new classes and more. You can head on over to Blizzard.com for the real deal but I recommend hitting up ShackNews ...

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