Intel Extreme Masters World Championship

6 months and 3 continents of action are about to wrap up in Cologne, Germany, for the Intel Extreme Masters ((Electronic Sports League) ESL), with a final pot totaling $170,000. The competition is to take place during CeBIT 2010: the world’s largest trade fair for digital IT and communication solutions which managed to attract over 400,000 visitors and...

WOW Player Attacks Mother

Fighting with your parents is far to familiar to many of us. How many times have you heard your mother call to you and order you to “Turn that down, sunny,” when you were younger? Be it a videogame, TV, or music? But we doubt many of you have brought it this far. On February 11, at or around 10pm, James Swan, a 27 year old man, while playing World of...

Blizzard Helps Police Nab WoW-Playing Fugitive

Blizzard Helps Police Nab WoW-Playing Fugitive

Jan 8, 2010

After more than two years of eluding authorities, fugitive Alfred Hightower was caught last month in Canada. His slip-up after two years on the lamb Playing World of Warcraft. According to a report by the Kokomo Perspective, Hightower, who was wanted for distributing marijuana and other drugs, fled the United States in 2007. Indiana deputy Matt Roberson, of the...

World of Warcraft caught up in Chinese red-tape

China’s Licensing bureau and Ministry of Culture can’t quite seem to decide who has the power to monitor World of Warcraft within their borders. Either way, content monitoring of WoW in China will be harsh and territorial. Until the interagency dispute is reconciled, the bureau demands people stop being signed up for the service, while the Ministry...