World of Warcraft is celebrating its seventh anniversary. To award loyal users of the game Blizzard is giving away another feat of strength to users Achievements and a ‘Celebration Package’ item. The item is supposed to shoot off fireworks and applying a tabard to your character granting a 7% bonus to experience and rep gains while active.
“To celebrate, players who log into the game between November 20 and December 3 will earn a feat of strength added to their Achievements and a ‘Celebration Package’ item. Using your item will get the celebrations rolling by shooting off fireworks*, applying a (visual only) tabard to your character, and granting a 7% bonus to experience and reputation gains while active.”
The popular League of Legends game has now surpassed 11.5 Million active players a number which has doubled in only the last four months. On top of the subscriber numbers, Riot Games prepares to kick off Season Two of League of Legends gameplay. League of Legends was originally derived from the Warcraft 3: The Frozen Throne’s map mod DOTA: Allstars and was created into a fully fledged game based on its popularity.read more
Santa Monica Studios and Lightbox Interactive, creators of Starhawk plans to release invites to their closed beta beginning Tuesday. In conjunction with Sony Entertainment the title will be available on the PS3 console.
Starhawk comes from the creators of the popular Warhawk game. The game is a 3rd person shooter adventure that allows you to change the battlefield in the heat of combat. The story lies in the future when humanity’s last hope lies in the lawless frontier of space where different factions battle over a precious resource called Rift Energy. Caught in the middle of the battle is Emmett Graves an outcast gunslinger who is drawn back to a planet that abandoned him to face a band of outlaws. Starhawk has intense combat on foot, in vehicles, or even in the air. The game will engage you with 32 player online battles in maps that dynamically change completely on each players strategy. Check out the video inside for more details.read more
Microsoft debuted its second generation of Surface at CES 2011 and is now taking orders for it. The new surface table will cost you a solid $8,400 which is quite lower than the previous price of $12,500 for the first generation Surface. The newer version of Microsoft Surface is manufacturered by Samsung Electronics which allowed for Microsoft to take better advantage of newer touch screen technology. The Samsung version of Microsoft Surface is also much more thin than the first generation version of Surface.read more