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  • How PAX Became the Biggest and Best Festival for Geeks

    From a small, local gaming festival to the world's largest, multinational festival and pop culture movement, PAX only used 9 years. Recently, Forbes interviewed Lance Fensterman, the PAX's initiator and global vice president of ReedPOP, asking the origins of PAX and where PAX is going in the future. There are some good things that other game exhibitions can learn. ... Read More »

  • Why the Fiasco of Seattle May only be the Beginning...

    Only a few days have passed since the Swedes from Alliance lifted the Aegis of Champions at the Benaroya Hall in Seattle, United States during The International 2013 - Valve’s third annual event. Like each year, this event was full of surprises, some good and others bad, but at the end of the day, what we all remember from it is that - after several years at the top - the dominati... Read More »

  • Why Does F2P Work So Good in LOL?

    12 million daily users, over 32 million monthly active users, which means League of Legends is the most popular free to play games in the world now. A successful game must have some unique features worth to analyze and summarize. Canadian game designer Sheldon Laframboise posted an article in his Gamasutra blog, sharing his observation and suggestion about LOL. Purchase in LOL If ... Read More »

  • For LOL Players: Do You Agree with Mercy Vote?

    Have you ever met a teammate/enemy that has been disconnected or idle for several seconds/minutes, and cause unbalanced battles in League of Legends? For a LOL player, I believe 4v5 games are painful. Recently, players from North America proposed a solution for this painful, unbalanced situation – mercy vote. This mercy vote will only be available to the team with 5 people, a... Read More »

  • 6 MMOs That Have Been Off The Radar For Too Long

    JoeLW 0

    Recently, Trion Worlds' End of Nations, a game that has almost been forgotten by us resurfaced and rebooted as tactical MOBA. I didn't remember the last time I read news about this game and I headed to its Twitter page and found that they literally didn't write a tweet between November 2, 2012 and July 11, 2013. That reminded me of numbers of MMOs like End of Nations, which have been of... Read More »

  • WoW Subscriber Number Goes Down to 7.7 Million

    On Activision Blizzard's second quarter financial reports, they announced that they would repurchase their shares from its parent companny Vivendi, and become an independent game company. Along with the payback, they also reported that the number of World of Warcraft monthly subscribers has dropped to 7.7 million. So we wonder, can WoW revive from Activision Blizzard's payback? ... Read More »

  • Ghostcrawler: World Of Warcraft Will Return To Azeroth

    Today we are lucky to have the opportunity to interview Greg Street, also known as Ghostcrawler, the Chief System Designer of World of Warcraft. He confirmed to us that the story of WoW will come back to Azeroth. MOP is a side part of the main story; the main story will come back to Azeroth Actually Mists of Pandaria is relatively an independent story. Except the colli... Read More »

  • League of Legends The Less Popular Heroes

    Abban 0

    As a newbie of League of Legend, I found there are some heroes really hard to handle. If you didn’t play well, you lost the game. After all it is hard to define which the best or worst hero is. It is up to how the players performed. But since now I have nothing else to do, let me count those less popular heroes. And please keep an open eye for this list. You are welcome to disagree with me.... Read More »

  • F2P: Evil or Not?

    Question: League of Legends, Marvel Heroes, and Eden Eternal, what do they have in common? Bingo! They are all free-to-play (F2P) games! When the F2P model appeared, the controversy about it has never stopped. Lately, game developer David Paris, who lists himself as the builder of the world's first subscription-based internet MOG (Valhalla) in his bio, posted a blog in Gamasutra, which focus... Read More »

  • Foreign Companies May Be Able To Sell Consoles In China Soon

    Wei 0

    Reported by South China Morning Post, the Chinese government is going to lift the 13 years' console ban in Mainland China and allow console manufacturers like Microsoft and Sony to sell their products in new free-trade zone in Shanghai. However, an approval for specific products from the authority is still needed, even after these foreign companies register in the new free-trade zone. ... Read More »

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