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Blizzard Changes Course, Integrates Real Money Trading Into Diablo III

If you’re a hardcore player of World of Warcraft, you know how stringently its parent company, Blizzard, has fought to keep the spectre of real money trading (RMT) from corrupting the game. ¬†Gold farming and power leveling were/are scourges of … Continue reading

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Gambling May Return to Virtual Worlds.

If you have been following virtual worlds for a while, you probably remember when the FBI raided several casinos that were operating out of Second Life in an effort to get around laws that banned internet-based gambling.¬† If you don’t, … Continue reading

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Virtual World Addiction’s Deadly Costs

As videogames become more addictive, it seems that some form of government regulation is likely to emerge to counteract its effects. Continue reading

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