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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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Chinese Divorce Court Denies Woman’s Claim to Shared Virtual Assets

The breakup of a marriage can be as traumatic in a virtual world as it can be in the real world.  We have already seen how it affects gamers in Korea, where the popular game Maple Story even features in-world … Continue reading

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Second Life is Finally Calling Linden$ Tokens

Linden Lab, the creator of Second Life, issued a revision to its Terms of Service agreement earlier this month.  The terms span 23 pages in Times New Roman in 11pt font, so if you’re not the sort of person who … Continue reading

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Update: Google invests $100M in Zynga, Preparing for new game platform?

Google invested $100-200 million in social gaming company. What does it mean for the future of gaming? Continue reading

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