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World of Warcraft and Office Space

By Spencer . November 21, 2006 . 9:44am

Blizzard has been netting a handful of marketing tie ins. First there was the South Park episode and now the classic movie Office Space is used for this commercial. I believe this scene was when Peter was playing Tetris, but instead the screen is replaced with WOW. Levelling an orc raider sure beats doing TPS […]

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The winners of the 2006 World Cyber Games

By Spencer . October 25, 2006 . 8:41am

The final results for the World Cyber Games are in and South Korea took the top prize. Sweeping Starcraft: Brood War and finishing first in WarHammer 40,000 got them the top spot. Russia grabbed a gold and a silver for Need for Speed Most Wanted, which earned them second place. Meanwhile Germany got third place […]

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2006 CESA Awards: Playstation 3 the future?

By Spencer . October 16, 2006 . 3:39pm

CESA released their picks for the best games released between April 1, 2005 and March 31 2006. The list is fairly predictable. Animal Crossing: Wild World, Final Fantasy XII and Shadow of the Colossus snag awards. World of Warcraft also gets props as it received the award for the best game designed outside of Japan. […]

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World of Warcraft featured on the premiere of South Park’s new season

By Spencer . October 2, 2006 . 11:21am

The tenth season of South Park kicks off with an episode on World of Warcraft. The story is that a renegade gamer wants to destroy the online world. The creators of WoW have no idea how to stop the gamer so they hand the task over to Cartman, Kyle, Stan and Kenny. Watch the two […]

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What would you buy with 1000 euros? A Burning Crusade beta pass!

By Spencer . June 30, 2006 . 11:13am

A 1,000 euros ($1271 in US dollars) is cold hard cash. You could presumably buy a Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii plus a couple of games with that kind of dough. Or you can splurge on eBay for all kinds of gaming goods. In France on seller has prototype carts of Romancing Saga 3 […]

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World of Warcraft Murloc pet worth over $500?

By Spencer . June 28, 2006 . 12:19pm

At Blizzcon 2005 Blizzard gave out a special code to each attendee so they can get their very own baby Murloc pet. What does this special pet do? It shouts the trademark phrase "Grrrrmalrrrrgrrahhhh" and dances on screen. The card is also valid for bringing a player into a beta test. One person believes they […]

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Love to play World of Warcraft? This summer job is for you

By Spencer . June 27, 2006 . 10:02am

Summer being in full swing it’s time for some college students to go out and find work. That means putting down the joystick or keyboard and entering the real world. Or does it? If you’re around Freemont California you can shack up with Dr. Hu and get a job playing World of Warcraft. The company […]

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World of Warcraft as a resume builder

By Spencer . March 25, 2006 . 10:00am

When Yahoo! was looking for a new managerial candidate they had plenty of capable applicants. One thing put Stephen Gillett above the pack, being a WOW guild master. Yahoo recognized that Gillett must have had a background in leadership to efficiently manage a group of gamers. Wired magazine says, “the process of becoming an effective […]

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Starcraft Command and Conquer Generals mod

By Spencer . March 9, 2006 . 2:40pm

Recently a video popped on YouTube with the inquisitive title Starcraft 2. Unfortunately this 3D trailer isn’t Blizzard’s work. It’s actually a mod for Command and Conquers: Generals called StarKillers. The mod adds in units from Starcraft and parodies from movies like the Matrix. You can download the mod here and check out the trailer […]

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Starcraft: The Secret Missions

By Ariel . January 4, 2006 . 9:02am

Hidden after the last mission in Starcraft:Brood War is a secret mission called Dark Origin. This mission is only playable if you beat the last Zerg story mission in under twenty five minutes. If you have the rare Nintendo 64 cart, Starcraft 64, you can play an additional hidden mission, Resurrection IV if you beat […]

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