Thu, 04 Apr 2013 17:00:00 GMT
Activision and Treyarch Set to Deliver One of Its Most Creative & Ambitious DLC Offerings to Date with Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Uprising — Available First, Exclusively on Xbox LIVE on April 16
Mon, 20 May 2013 07:01:00 GMT
Microsoft built a giant tent on its Redmond, Wash., campus in which it will reveal details of the next Xbox video game console on Tuesday. (Credit: Microsoft) Much has changed in the video game landscape since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox 360 in 2005. Back then, Microsoft was a clear underdog, hop ...
Mon, 20 May 2013 07:01:00 GMT
CTIA and its final spring show. (Credit: Roger Cheng/CNET) LAS VEGAS -- When Ashton Kutcher and Jennifer Lopez are the biggest draws for a technology show, there's a problem. The CTIA Wireless trade group's spring show officially kicks off for the last time on Tuesday. It marks an unceremonious ...
Sun, 19 May 2013 23:38:17 GMT
The inventor of Bitcoin has been shrouded in a mystery so complete, it's baffled even core developers for the virtual currency. Who is Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym for the person or group of people who came up with the original idea for the electronic cash system in 2008? After contributing tho ...
Sun, 19 May 2013 21:09:37 GMT
Adobe argues that customers get more than just software with Creative Cloud subscriptions, but some Creative Suite customers object to what they see as a price increase. (Credit: Adobe Systems) Unexpected instabilities forced Adobe Systems to hasten a planned outage for its Creative Cloud Connec ...
Sun, 19 May 2013 18:31:50 GMT
Follow me, not the government. (Credit: James Martin/CNET) Congress is a dog that won't go for a walk. We can tug at its leash as hard as we want, but it sits in the middle of the sidewalk, barking a defiant "no." It's not a purposeful no. It's just a refusal for the sake of it, couched in princi ...
Sun, 19 May 2013 17:31:17 GMT
A light in the darkness? (Credit: Twitter/YouTube Screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET) Life becomes more meaningful when someone from a long way away reflects your own thoughts. It makes you feel less alone, less forlorn on your island of one. I was, therefore, lifted to heights previously unima ...
Sun, 19 May 2013 16:44:11 GMT
(Credit: Screenshot/CNET) Yahoo's board has approved a $1.1 billion acquisition of blogging site Tumblr, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Journal first reported the news on Sunday via Twitter. An imminent announcement of the acquisition had been expected. AllThingsD reported Friday th ...
Sun, 19 May 2013 15:06:00 GMT
I've had a run of bad luck with some of the latest AV receivers' autosetup programs; they set the subwoofer volume way too loud, or misidentified the "sizes" of the speakers (one receiver tagged our small Aperion 4B satellites as large speakers). These reviews have yet to post, but that boo-boo play ...
Sun, 19 May 2013 07:01:00 GMT
(Credit: NASA/Ames/JPL-Caltech) NASA announced this week that a key piece of gear on its Kepler space telescope has run into trouble. And though the space agency hasn't given up on a jump-start, the mission may well be at risk. It's already gone well beyond its planned duration, however, and pr ...
Sun, 19 May 2013 03:09:48 GMT
Forwarded from a reader who goes by "Delons." (Credit: Screenshot by Eric Mack/CNET) Verizon looks to be pushing harder to get Samsung's new Galaxy S4 into the hands of customers. Some Verizon customers have begun to report receiving notifications from the carrier that their new Android ...
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 02:01:49 GMT
Gamasutra is reporting that several affected persons have been in contact indicating that Trion Worlds is undergoing "staff reductions". Most notably, sources indicate that the Rift team has been hit hard.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 00:08:16 GMT
In a large update to Darkfall's Official Blog, Tasos Flabouras broke the news that launch will be missed tomorrow and instead all pre-orders will be given access to the beta phase, with launch somewhere soon around the corner.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 21:02:48 GMT
En Masse Entertainment has laid out the details for its "Santa's Slay" event in TERA. During the event, players are charged with hunting down and defeating Santas all across the game world. By so doing, they will earn the chance to win some nifty prizes.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 20:58:59 GMT
Perfect World Entertainment has released a bunch of new screenshots showing off the upcoming holiday event to be held in RaiderZ. Players can get a look at special new costumes and get a peek at the invasion of the snowmen. Check them all out in our RaiderZ screenshot gallery.
Mon, 10 Dec 2012 14:48:31 GMT
The end of the year is almost upon us, and that means it's time for you to vote on your favorite games of the year. We've compiled a hefty list of candidates for the Players' Choice Awards this year. Click through to vote, and let your voice be heard.
Mon, 10 Dec 2012 21:24:29 GMT
As more and more MMOs employ the 'free to play' option and bring an 'item shop' on board, it becomes easy to succumb to those that utilize the 'pay to win' aspect. But how far is too far? Find out in our latest Pokket Says and then leave us your thoughts in the comments.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 16:48:17 GMT
Funcom has teamed up with MMORPG.com to help spread the word about the impending end of the world as we know it, at least according to The Secret World's Game Director Joel Bylos. See what "The Prophet" has to say in his first End of Days Blog then leave us your thoughts in the comments.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 16:35:00 GMT
BioWare and the Star Wars: The Old Republic team have announced that game update 1.6 "Ancient Hypergate" is now live on all servers. The latest update brings a new warzone and new heroic space missions into the game. Enjoy!
Mon, 10 Dec 2012 21:01:14 GMT
We are pleased to introduce a brand new column here at MMORPG.com that will specifically cover Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. In the inaugural column, we take a look at the changes between the original and now and what we hope will make the FFXIV experience truly reborn. Read on!
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 15:09:00 GMT
Spirit Tales will be expanding on December 12th with the introduction of a brand new tribe: The Spirit Hare tribe. Generally a peace-loving monastic tribe, the Spirit Hares have been largely unknown until their way of life was compromised.
Mon, 20 May 2013 00:26:58 GMT
BioLite makes a pair of stoves that burn twigs to cook your dinner -- and charge your phone at the same time. It's using sales of a backpacking stove sold in the U.S. to help fund development of a (hopefully) world-changing stove for people in the rest of the world.
Sun, 19 May 2013 23:38:34 GMT
There are dozens of companies selling 3D printers and printer supplies now, a sign that the market for home-based object printing is about to take off. Here's a gallery of some of the contenders.
Sun, 19 May 2013 18:18:06 GMT
At Maker Faire Bay Area, a "startup pavilion" highlights 20 new maker-focused startups. But big companies like Autodesk, General Electric, and even Google are getting into the DIY game too.
Sun, 19 May 2013 17:03:29 GMT
President Barack Obama is known for running one of the most tech-savvy political campaigns in the history of US politics. The chief scientist of the Obama campaign's data analytics team, Rayid Ghani, shared some insights on how that campaign worked at the TiEcon 2013 conference. &nb ...
Sun, 19 May 2013 16:47:11 GMT
Somewhere between the self-driving couches, the flaming sculptures, and the Arduino-powered blinky light projects at Maker Faire, I think we'll catch a glimpse of the future of tech.
Sat, 18 May 2013 22:02:29 GMT
In Douglas Adams' book The Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy, a vast computer named Deep Thought spends several eons constructing an answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything.