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Analysis: Why the games industry should embrace Bitcoin

Bitpay’s European marketing manager Wouter Vonk recently worked with Jagex to help them integrate bitcoin into Runescape. Here, he discusses the payment method’s future in games With numerous players in the gaming industry, such as Xbox Live, Zynga, BigFish, Jagex and Twitch, all attracted to bitcoin’s ability to make in-game …

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Jagex is now accepting Bitcoin

Online games company Jagex is now accepting payment with cryptocurrency Bitcoin. The firm is partnering up with online payment services BitPay and Ayden to allow customers to pay with Bitcoin. RuneScape fans will be able to purchase both memberships and microstransactions with the digital currency. Jagex is the latest company …

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RuneScape and Eve Online suffer DDoS attacks

A series of sustained distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks across a number of games including including MMOs RuneScape and Eve Online have caused widespread server disruption for players. RuneScape developer Jagex posted on the game’s forum warning users not to participate in dangerous/high-risk content such as PvP or high level PvM”, …

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