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Diablo III lets gamers sell items for money

World of Warcraft developer-publisher Blizzard has revealed an in-game auction house in Diablo III that uses real money. Gamers will be able to buy, sell and trade digital items in the PC RPG using real-life currency, with sellers taking the majority of the cash” for each transaction. Blizzard showed off …

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Analyst: Blizzard’s Titan is "casual MMO"

Blizzard remains tight-lipped on it’s mysterious project Titan but an analyst claims that the game is a casual MMO. In his most recent report, Stern Agee’s Arvind Bhatia wrote that Blizzard Entertainment’s next products include "expansion packs for StarCraft and World of Warcraft, a new Diablo game [and] a new …

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World of Warcraft now F2P

It feels like barely a day passes without another key MMO dropping subscriptions in favour of the free-to-play model, and now the biggest MMO of them all is getting in on the act. Yes, Blizzard’s earth-conquering World of Warcraft is now free-to-play. Sort of. An alteration to WoW’s trial account …

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WoW subscription numbers dip

Though the 11.4m subscribers to Blizzard’s world-conquering MMO World of Warcraft make for some impressive reading, it actually represents nearly a three year low for the game. The current number was revealed in Activision’s financials last night, Kotaku reports. The game reached its highest point in October last year as …

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WoW bosses hopeful SWTOR will be a hit

Blizzard believes the eagerly anticipated EA/LucasArts MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic, could be the biggest shot in the arm for the genre since World of Warcraft. The firm’s co-founder and executive vice president Frank Pearce told MCV that one of the keys to World of Warcraft’s success was building …

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Cataclysm breaks new records

The popularity of Blizzard’s MMO World of Warcraft shows no signs of abating with news that the latest expansion for the title has broken another record in the PC market. The developer has revealed that WoW: Cataclysm sold an amazing 4.7m units worldwide in its first month of release – …

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World of Warcraft hits Kinect

US researchers have managed to adapt Kinect and use it to control Blizzard’s MMO behemoth World of Warcraft. An Institute for Creative Technologies team working out of the University of Southern Carolina have developed FAAST – middleware that translates physical gestures to in-game actions through Microsoft’s motion controller, according to …

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