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Age of Conan To Merge Servers

Server populations on Age of Conan are apparently not at the levels Funcom anticipated. Aiming to ensure "more healthy" populations, the company will be merging servers in both Europe and North America.Game director Craig Morrison writes on the game's official forums that Funcom is "actively working on an approach" to the server merge."Still, there are [...]

By | 2008-09-30T03:45:40+00:00 September 30th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Age of Conan To Merge Servers

Histories Most Unusual Deaths, Pt 2

The second part of some of histories most unusual deaths.Middle AgesSigurd I of Orkney892: Sigurd I of Orkney, who had conquered much of northern Scotland, defeated and killed Maelbrigte of Moray, but died soon after, as, having strapped Maelbrigte's head to his saddle as a sign of triumph, he had his leg scraped by the [...]

By | 2008-09-26T08:19:23+00:00 September 26th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Histories Most Unusual Deaths, Pt 2

Might and Magic maker nets $70M

Latest funding pushes Trion World Network's bankroll above $100 million; money split between two MMOG projects.While World of Warcraft has dominated the massively multiplayer online game genre for years, there's no shortage of potential competitors on the horizon. One possible usurper to the throne got a boost this week, as startup developer Trion World Networks [...]

By | 2008-09-25T01:33:38+00:00 September 25th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Might and Magic maker nets $70M

Interplay’s Fallout MMO confirmed

On its new website, back-from-the-dead publisher Interplay has as good as confirmed that it has begun development on a Fallout MMO.The company said last year that it was seeking funding for the project.Now, the company's site has announced the opening of a new studio in Orange County, California dedicated to development of its "new MMO, [...]

By | 2008-09-25T00:23:28+00:00 September 25th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Interplay’s Fallout MMO confirmed

Mass Effect making move to movies

During the Austin Game Developers Conference earlier this week, BioWare spoke at length on the various cinematic techniques it employed to enhance the interactive storytelling in Mass Effect. It now appears as if BioWare may be able to see how it works the other way around. Variety is reporting this week that ex-Marvel CEO Avi [...]

By | 2008-09-19T21:55:42+00:00 September 19th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mass Effect making move to movies

Histories Most Unusual Deaths, Pt 1

Here's a compilation of some of histories most unusual causes of death.Ancient WorldAeschylus458 BC: Aeschylus, Greek playwright, was killed when an eagle dropped a live tortoise on him, mistaking his bald head for a stone. The tortoise survived.Empedocles430 BC: Empedocles, Pre-Socratic philosopher, jumped into an active volcano (Mt. Etna). Apparently, this was to prove his [...]

By | 2008-09-19T05:32:25+00:00 September 19th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Histories Most Unusual Deaths, Pt 1
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