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Diablo 3 Real Money Auction House Stirs Controversy In South Korea

Diablo 3 Real Money Auction House Stirs Controversy In South Korea One of the most anticipated features in the upcoming Blizzard title, Diablo 3, is creating a scene.  South Korea, also known as a major Mecca for the video game industry, interprets the auction system as a form of gambling.  A report by the Game Rating Board was sent from Shim Jae-chul, a representative...
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Drink Mountain Dew, Earn Double XP In Modern Warfare 3

Drink Mountain Dew, Earn Double XP In Modern Warfare 3 It’s never surprising to see cross-promotions between video games and food/drink suppliers. Go to Papa John’s and you’ll find a coupon for Madden. However, Activision has teamed up with Pepsi in a way that is going to leave a lot of people upset. Specifically people who don’t drink...
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Cole Train Is No Stereotype, According To Cliff Bleszinski

Cole Train Is No Stereotype, According To Cliff Bleszinski While there are more than a few Gears of War fans out there, myself being quite the Epic fan, some gamers would consider the Gears series as nothing more than a thrown-together slur of racial stereotypes. A lot of the characters spit out boisterous comments, offhand jokes, and less than tasteful lines that...
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Gearbox On Gaming Sequels, And Borderlands 2

Gearbox On Gaming Sequels, And Borderlands 2 Being gamers, we’re no strangers to sequels – bad and good. Video game sequels can either make or break a franchise, and most of the time it’s the latter, unfortunately. This is a subject that surprisingly many gamers agree on, along with some developers. Steve Gibson, Vice President at...
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A Dead Island Movie Shambles Towards Us

A Dead Island Movie Shambles Towards Us The inhabitants of the nightmarish island of Banoi have seemed to inspire a film. Lionsgate have just announced a deal with Deep Silver and purchased the filming rights to the title. Apparently the original trailer for the zombie slasher prompted much response from Hollywood, and the film company was more...
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Netflix To Begin Renting Video Games Under New Qwikster Name

Netflix To Begin Renting Video Games Under New Qwikster Name Netflix isn’t exactly a topic that comes up around here, unless we’re talking about streaming to our consoles of choice. However, a recent announcement piqued my interest, as it involves the very thing that we all love so much. Video games. It seems that the movie rental giant has taken an...
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World of Warcraft Magazine Ends Its Run

World of Warcraft Magazine Ends Its Run After a five-issue run, the Official World of Warcraft Magazine is throwing in the towel. On their official website, Future US posted a notice announcing the end of the run, and stating that all subscribers can either process a refund for any issues they didn’t receive, or get a voucher for six...
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Raptr Breaks Through 10 Million Registered Users

Raptr Breaks Through 10 Million Registered Users Raptr, for those of you who haven’t joined yet, is a social networking site created specifically for gamers. The company has just announced that they have surpassed 10 million registered users, and this includes over one million daily users at any given time. Raptr allows gamers to come together in a...
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