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Blizzard’s Hearthstone hits over 20 million players

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Blizzard Entertainment might still be most well-known for World of Warcraft, but it has a new IP taking the gaming industry by storm, namely Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, a new card game based on the characters of World of Warcraft. Today, Blizzard hit 20 million active players on Hearthstone. This is pretty big for a card game only available on PC ... Read More »

Microsoft acquires Mojang, creators of Minecraft, for $2.5 billion

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Microsoft has officially acquired Mojang, the creators of Minecraft, for $2.5 billion. The deal was confirmed by both parties earlier today, and the announcement was followed by Notch’s statement announcing his leave from Mojang. Mojang will be moved into Microsoft Studios. Minecraft will be a continued development, and with the acquisition, Microsoft will probably look to port the game to ... Read More »

Apple announces iPhone 6, Apple Watch and Apple Pay

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The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were the first announcements today. The iPhone 6 has an updated 1334×750 display, while the iPhone 6 plus rocks a 1920×1080 display, one of the many small improvements on the iPhone 6 Plus. Internally, both are rocking the A8 and M8 chip with 20 percent faster CPU performance and 50 percent faster GPU ... Read More »

Why is Bungie holding off on announcing Destiny for PC?

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Neither Bungie or Activision has announced that Destiny will be coming to the PC, but in interviews with executives from the developer and publisher, we keep hearing buzzwords like “a perfect fit” and “compromise the core experience” when trying to discuss bringing Destiny to PC. All of this sounds like they’re holding off from a reveal at the current point ... Read More »

EA punishes Sims 4 pirates by pixelating the game

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The Sims 4 has been launched to a mute audience. Still, thousands of eager players have been downloading and torrenting the game, but the ones that have went down the illegal route might be in for a surprise. EA or Maxis has designed a torrented version where everything in the game is pixelated, making the game almost unplayable. The pixelation ... Read More »

Latest Minecraft 1.8 Patch took ten months to complete

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Mojang is pushing out their longest patch update in the history of Minecraft, the 300 day long-awaited Patch 1.8, coming to vanilla players in the next few weeks. This update will add a lot of things to the front and back end of Minecraft. In the past year, Mojang has moved away from Minecraft as the sole focus of the ... Read More »

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