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Warcraft 3.3.3 goes live next week

Popular MMORPG, World of Warcraft will go live with patch 3.3.3. Changes include: PvP The amount of Honor awarded for an Honorable Kill has been increased by 100% for characters of all levels. This change will effectively double the amount of Honor received from Honorable Kills, or for completing Battleground and Wintergrasp objectives; however, the amount of experience gained from completing Battleground objectives and the amount of Honor rewarded for completing each Wintergrasp quest remain unchanged. Battlegrounds The Random Battleground system has been added! Similar to the Random Dungeon system in the Dungeon Finder, players can now queue for a …

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Virtual Money is equal to cold hard cash

South Korean Supreme Court has ruled that the virtual currency of online games is effectively equal to real-world currency.   The ruling came is a result of a case against a pair of men who had purchased Aden, the currency used in the online game Lineage. The men purchased 234.0 million won (approximately $207,614.00 U.S.) worth of Aden , reports the Korea Times, and resold it to gamers, making a cool profit of 20.0 million won (approximately $17,747.00 U.S.) in the process. The men where arrested on charges of illegally making money and were found guilty by a provincial court, …

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EA to close multiple online games

EA in a recent announcement has decided to shutdown 20 online gamines starting in February   February 9, 2010 Online Service ShutdownUEFA Champions League 07 PCFIFA 07 PCMadden 08 PCNHL 08 PC Tiger Woods 07 PC February 2, 2010 Online Service Shutdown UEFA Champions League 07 x360 Facebreaker x360 and PS3 Fantasy Football 09 x360 and PS3 FIFA 07 PSP, PS2 Fight Night Round 3 PS2 Madden 08 Wii Madden 09 Xbox1 Madden 09 Wii and PSP March Madness 07 x360 NBA 07 PSP, x360 NBA 08 PS2, PSP, Wii NBA 09 Wii – Europe only NBA Street (2007) PS3 …

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Warcraft busts U.S. Fugitive

If you play World of Warcraft, you might want to avoid a life of crime because, although you think you are anonymous online, you aren’t. Making matters worse, Blizzard will hand your information over to the authorities in a heartbeat.     Blizzard did more than cooperate. It gave authorities everything needed to track a fugitive down including his IP address, account information and history, billing address, and even his online screen name and preferred server.   Source Kokomo Prospective

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