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  • Hands-on preview: Prototype 2 (Xbox 360)

    Activision Blizzard recently held a closed media event to showcase the latest build of its upcoming open world super hero game, Prototype 2. PC World was one of the selected publications invited to cover the event and I got a chance to try <i>Prototy...

  • World of Warcraft is now free-to-play (mostly)

    Following the news of Team Fortress 2's free-to-play plans, Blizzard is introducing a new, extended trial period into World of Warcraft. Previously, newcomers could play the game for a limited amount of time before they either had to start paying or ...

  • UK's Daily Mail: 'fury' over Modern Warfare 3

    The Daily Mail is the UK's answer to Fox News in many ways, as it's generally quick to jump on topics seen as controversial, misunderstand them to varying degrees and then pass judgement on them hastily. Its latest attack on the video games industry ...

  • Cataclysm sells 4.7 million

    Blizzard sent out a press release announcing 4.7 million sales of World of Warcraft expansion Cataclysm in just one month. Guess how much it sold in just one day?

  • Firm files patent lawsuit against Activision Blizzard, Zynga

    An invention firm started by Priceline.com founder Jay Walker has filed a lawsuit against two large computer gaming companies, Activision Blizzard and Zynga, alleging that some of their most popular games infringe on an online tournament patent.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Gets 3D Support

    If you need to justify a pricey 3D TV, you can give Activision a pat on the back for adding 3D support to Call of Duty: Black Ops when it ships early next month. For those keeping score, it'll be included in all three versions, PS3, Xbox 360, and PC.

  • Activision Blizzard exceeds quarterly earnings expectations

    Activision Blizzard reported its financial results for the quarter-year ending on June 30, noting that it has exceeded its earnings expectations, and that online revenues surpassed retail earnings for the first quarter ever. The company also revealed...

  • 3D audio to serenade gamers

    Newly established independent software vendor (ISV), Personal Audio, is targeting hardcore gamers with its surround sound audio software.

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