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Curt Schilling Cuts Mansion Asking Price by $500K

Curt Schilling Cuts Mansion Asking Price by $500K

By Mike Fossum March 25, 2014

Financially strapped former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has dropped the price of his Medfield, Massachusetts home by $500,000. Originally on the market for $3 million, real estate agent Robin Wish said Monday that the 26-acre property is now available …

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Released World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Released
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The fourth expansion for the wildly popular MMO World of Warcraft is now available in North America, Europe, Australia, and select South American countries. The expansion chronicles the discovery of a new continent in Azeroth. Players can take on the …

Blizzard's Battle.net Service Gets Hacked Blizzard's Battle.net Service Gets Hacked

Nothing is secure in today’s digital world. You can implement the most powerful security that money can buy, and somebody will still find a way around it. Blizzard probably thought they had some of the best security in the world, …

Mists Of Pandaria Launches In September Mists Of Pandaria Launches In September

I seriously thought the folks at Blizzard had gone insane when they announced the latest expansion to World of Warcraft. The idea of an ancient China landscape littered with anthropomorphic pandas seemed like a joke at first. For better or …

Diablo III Becomes a Record-Breaker Diablo III Becomes a Record-Breaker
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Perhaps it’s last year’s strong titles that brought more players into the hobby, or maybe players are simply starved for a great gaming experience, but the last couple of months have seen huge sales numbers and multiple broken records for …

Diablo 3 Launch Will Feature Many Global Events Diablo 3 Launch Will Feature Many Global Events
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After a long wait, the time for Diablo 3 is almost here and Blizzard has announced several, global launch events for the release Diablo III which kick off on the evening of May 14. for retail partners in the US, …

Gaming Beats Dating Websites When it Comes To Love Gaming Beats Dating Websites When it Comes To Love
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The stereotype that gamers are all male “neck-beards” who never leave their parent’s basement – and so can never get laid, is already outdated. But could gamers have surpassed their non-gaming counterparts when it comes to seeking love? Online University …

World of Warcraft Expansion Beta To Begin Soon World of Warcraft Expansion Beta To Begin Soon
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I can’t believe that World of Warcraft is already almost 8-years-old and still going strong. I guess it speaks to the loyalty the fan base has displayed over the years. While other MMOs like The Old Republic may be taking …

WoW Producer Admits Star Wars Has Hurt Subscriptions WoW Producer Admits Star Wars Has Hurt Subscriptions

It is rare for a dominant game developer to acknowledge the competition. It is even rarer when that developer is Blizzard, who has controlled the MMORPG market since its debut seven years ago. At World of Warcraft’s peak, it boasted …

WoW Escapes Unscathed From Blizzard Layoffs WoW Escapes Unscathed From Blizzard Layoffs

Earlier today Blizzard announced that it had laid off 900 employees from various departments. Blizzard then clarified by saying “Constant evaluation of teams and processes is necessary for the long-term health of any business. Over the last several years, we’ve …

BlizzCon 2012 Has Been Canceled BlizzCon 2012 Has Been Canceled
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You might want to sit down for this news, especially if you’re a fan of Blizzard. BlizzCon 2012 has been canceled. Citing a jam-packed schedule on their blog, Blizzard has opted out of holding their annual convention of all things …

Online Gaming Revenue To Hit $5 Billion
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Americans who play online games like "World of Warcraft" and "EverQuest" generated $2.8 billion in subscription revenue in 2009, and are on track to pay an annual $5 billion in game subscriptions by 2015, according to a new report by market research firm Pike & Fischer.

Warcraft, Glider Go PvP Over Bot Argument
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An Arizona court received summaries from World of Warcraft parent firm Blizzard and from software developer Michael Donnelly over his MMO Glider program.

Blizzard Loses A World Of Warcraft Player
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An inexplicable banning and no way to contact Blizzard Entertainment for an explanation other than by email adds up to this: forget about having me as a player.

Web Boosts PC Gaming

PC gaming had a drop off in revenue in 2005 but is rebounding, according to the NPD Group. Retail sales of PC games in the United States were over $970 million in 2006.

Web Boosts PC Gaming
Web Boosts PC Gaming
Web Boosts PC Gaming
Virtual Worlds Valued At A Billion

World of Warcraft, Second Life, Final Fantasy Online, Everquest and a whole slew of other online environments are booming as broadband access has continued to proliferate throughout the United States and beyond.

MMOs For Mainstream Business?

With the success of World of Warcraft, Blizzard has all but achieved a license to print money based on revenue generated from recurring subscriptions and expansion software.

Mainstream companies have taken notice of the growing interest in online gaming and have taken steps to market their respective brands in virtual worlds, particularly within Second Life.