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Addiction therapists sign up for WoW

Addiction therapists sign up for WoW

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There are reports that therapists are trying a new tactic to reach people that they think are "addicted" to online games like World of Warcraft - they're joining the game themselves. Dr Richard Graham, a consultant psychiatrist at the Tavistock Centre... >>

Warcraft movie gets director

Warcraft movie gets director

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The forthcoming live-action film based on the massively multiplayer World of Warcraft will be directed by none other than Sam Raimi, Variety is reporting. The MMORPG, which has more subscribers than the population of Greece, is based on a series of RTS... >>

Empire of Sports adds UK City

Empire of Sports adds UK City

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Empire Of Sports, the virtual world dedicated to sports, has announced that it's opening up a brand new city for the game - the UK - as well as a partnership with "legendary" Welsh footballer Ian Rush. The company hopes that the new UK location will bulk... >>

TweetCraft puts Twitter in World of Warcraft

TweetCraft puts Twitter in World of Warcraft

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You might think combining the hyper-social Twitter with the (arguably) antisocial World of Warcraft would be a bad idea, but someone's gone and done it anyway. TweetCraft is an add-on for World of Warcraft that will let you use Twitter from within the... >>

Empire of Sports announces online tennis tournament

Empire of Sports announces online tennis tournament

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Sporting MMO Empire of Sports has announced its first online tennis championship with real cash prizes up for grabs. The Kangaroo Open 2009 has just begun and will run for two weeks, until 1 February. The cash prizes go up to 1500 euros (around £1350),... >>

WOW character re-customisation launches in Europe

WOW character re-customisation launches in Europe

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World of Warcraft gamers in Europe will now be able to get their hands on the character re-customisation service that launched in the US last month. The service is accessible from the "Manage Account" page on the official website and will enable gamers... >>

Funcom to cut Conan servers by more than half

Funcom to cut Conan servers by more than half

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Funcom has released the list of server mergers for popular fantasy MMO Age of Conan, that will see the total number of servers for the game cut from 49 to just 18. North America and the Oceanic regions will be worst off with the closures, with 24 servers... >>

Charity draw offers free lifetime WoW subscription

Charity draw offers free lifetime WoW subscription

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If your a World of Warcraft fan, you'll know how pricey it can get to play. You have to pay for the game, your monthly subscription fee and then all the expansion packs as well. So it's a nice bit of news that a fundraiser is giving away a lifetime subscription... >>

First Arabic MMO to enter open beta in early 2009

First Arabic MMO to enter open beta in early 2009

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The first Arabic online MMO game is set to enter its open beta test in early 2009, after its second closed beta finishes on 30 December. Arabic Rappelz, published by Game Power 7, is an Arabic version of Rappelz, a famous MMORPG that is already published... >>

World of Warcraft hits 11.5 million subscribers

World of Warcraft hits 11.5 million subscribers

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Blizzard Entertainment has announced that its MMORPG World of Warcraft, is now being played by more than 11.5 million subscribers worldwide. This new high was reached following the release of the game's second expansion, Wrath of the Lich King on 13 November.... >>