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Online gaming is being blamed in the death of a 14-year-old boy. According to ABC News, Breck Bendar, 14, was allegedly killed by Lewis Daynes, a 19-year-old computer engineer. Lorin LaFave, mother of Breck, claims that her son was killed by Daynes, whom the boy met while playing online video games. According to ABC News,… Read more »
Video games. You either love them, hate them, or are indifferent to them, but it is evidently clear that video games are a major part of our society, both personally and economically. You can literally ask anyone if they know who Mario and Luigi is and, most likely, they’ll know even if they aren’t fans…. Read more »
Toxic League of Legends players may be facing bans from developer Riot Games in a new initiative to combat the ongoing war against the toxic player. In an official Twitter post from Jeffery Lin, lead designer of social systems, players that show extreme toxicity will be given either a 14 day or permaban in League… Read more »
The FBI charged an online gamer for stealing thousands to use on an online ...
It is amazing how fast the mighty Zynga has fallen. For most people, the company may be unrecognizable, but it is their games that are well-known. How many people have woken up at 3 a.m. just to check on their crops of corn in Farmville? That’s right! Zynga is known for Farmville, Coasterville, Cityville, Mafia… Read more »
San Francisco, CA — Zynga is laying off about 18 percent of its ...
Welcome back to Part Two of The Inquisitr’s hands-on review of Star Wars: The Old Republic’s Rise Of The Hutt Cartel Expansion. Today we will examine the class quest chain and leveling from 50 to the new level cap of 55. As we mentioned previously, the class quests begin with an in-game mail that advises… Read more »
Welcome gamers to Part One of The Inquisitr’s hands-on review of the new Star Wars: The Old Republic Rise Of The Hutt Cartel Expansion. Over the next few days, the gaming writers here at The Inquisitr will actually play through the new content and provide you with a step by step description of all the… Read more »
The Nevada Gaming Commission approved a license for a company called 888 to ...
Readers of The Inquisitr are quite familiar with the excellent selection of online games offered by Norway’s Funcom. The company is the home of some of the world’s most innovative MMORPGS. Recently Joel Bylos was promoted from his job as team leader for The Secret World to the important position of Creative Director for Anarchy… Read more »
The recent weekend was an incredibly exciting time for online gamers, with the first open beta for the Dungeons Dragons‘ MMORPG Neverwinter and the second open beta for Trion Worlds’ MMOFPS Defiance. 2013 promises to be an exciting year for fans of video games and the online gaming community is looking forward to schedule jam… Read more »
ArenaNet and NCsoft made a promise to add new content to Guild Wars 2 on a regular basis, and it looks like they are actually keeping their word. Today, the developers announced that the latest major content update for Guild Wars 2, the long awaited Flame and Frost Prelude, is now live on all servers…. Read more »
The new year has arrived and online gamers are once again faced with the dilemma of which MMOS to play. There are so many great games to choose from and whittling down the list can be a difficult and painful decision. Players must decide if they will focus on just one game or play several… Read more »
Japanese game developer Square Enix is continuing the struggle to salvage a quality MMORPG from the disappointing mess that was Final Fantasy 14. In an effort to regain the confidence of the loyal audience that played Final Fantasy games for decades, the company is hard at work on Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn. The… Read more »
Over 2,100 registered sex offenders have been banned by the state of New ...
Today, Monday, December 17, 2012 is a special occasion for gamers everywhere. Today is the day we announce The Inquisitr’s First Annual Video Game Awards and everyone here is excited. Yet our joy is tinged with sadness over the tragedy that shocked our nation and the world on Friday in Newtown, Connecticut. A troubled young… Read more »
It certainly seems that BioWare is keeping their word and making a serious ...
Four brave Americans lost their lives when al-Qaeda linked terrorists ...
We are proud to announce that The Inquisitr will revealing all the winners of the First Annual Inquisitr Video Game Awards on Monday, December 17, 2012. After much deliberation, the gaming writers here at The Inquisitr have made our choices in a unique and interesting range of categories for Online Games and for PC and… Read more »
Red 5 has done the impossible. They have created a Massively Multiplayer Online First Person Shooter (MMO FPS) that even this grumpy 61 year old reviewer can love. Firefall simply rocks; there is no other way to say it. The game is easy to learn, packed with excitement, highly addictive, and, best of all, its… Read more »
When Star Wars The Old Republic made its much ballyhooed debut in December of 2011, many gamers were promoting it as the next WoW killer. While no sane game design company would make a game just to attract more subscribers than World Of Warcraft, BioWare had high hopes for their new game. Sadly, things did… Read more »
Lord Of The Rings Online has always been one of my favorite MMOS. The game is visually stunning and has so much depth and detail it is impossible to ever run out of things to do and enemies to conquer. Now the fine folks at Turbine have raised the level of enjoyment to a new… Read more »
It is hard to dislike Guild Wars 2. The game has wonderful graphics, strong characters, and probably the smoothest and most enjoyable leveling experience ever seen in an MMO. The crafting is fun and useful, the economy is working as intended, and even the item shop works well without unbalancing the game. When I first… Read more »
Fans of First Person Shooters and massive interplanetary warfare are rejoicing over today’s launch of Sony Online Entertainment’s spectacular new Free To Play MMOFPS (Massively Multiplayer Online First Person Shooter), PlanetSide 2. The long awaited sequel to the original Planetside FPS is up and running and the servers are packed with excited gamers, anxious to… Read more »
If legendary Game Designer, Chris Roberts, had any doubts about creating another video game after 10 years of self imposed retirement from the video game industry, today’s announcement should eliminate any second thoughts, once and for all. Star Citizen, the new space sim being designed by Roberts, shattered all previous crowd funding records for video… Read more »
After an inspiring and exciting beta test, Planetside 2 will be taking the servers offline on Friday to get ready for the big day. The worldwide release of the dynamic new First Person Shooter from Sony Online Entertainment will begin on Tuesday, November 20, 2012. SOE gave an inspired briefing on their plans for the… Read more »
The recently released Mists Of Pandaria expansion has restored the old magic to the internet’s most popular subscription based online game. There is no simpler or better way to describe the impact Mists Of Pandaria is having on the ten million gamers who gladly pay $14.99, month after month, to enjoy World Of Warcraft. The… Read more »
The wizards of mayhem and destruction at Funcom have been hard at work to bring you more great gaming. The Secret World — a wonderful new MMO full of myth, legend, and twisted conspiracies — is about to introduce the latest expansion, Issue #4: Big Trouble in the BigApple. Arriving at the end of November,… Read more »
If you are a current or former player of Star Wars: The Old Republic, you probably spent the last few months wondering when Bioware would finally take the plunge and embrace free to play (FTP) gaming. Well, my friends, your waiting days are over, and starting on November 15, 2012, Star Wars will offer a… Read more »
Sony Online Entertainment’s exciting new Sci Fi themed, First Person Shooter, Planetside 2, will make its North American and European debut on November 20, 2012. The announcement was made by SOE President John Smedley at the recent annual SOE live fan event. “PlanetSide 2 is without a doubt the next great MMOFPS and I believe… Read more »
Players of Silkroad Online and Silkroad-R can expect a busy month of October; full of content updates and tons of in-game goodies. The popular MMORPGS from Korean gaming company, Joymax, introduce players to the world of 7th century CE China, as they travel on history’s famous Silk Road; the main trade route between China and… Read more »
Halloween is nearly here and ArenaNet has a spooky holiday celebration planned for all the brave gamers who play Guild Wars 2, featuring the introduction of the Shadow of the Mad King update. The new content will be delivered in four installments, starting on October 23, 2012 with Act One; followed by Act Two on… Read more »
After a frustrating afternoon dealing with finicky software, I finally was able to install my copy of Lord Of The Rings Online, and log into the game. Now, at last, we can begin part one of The Inquisitr’s in-game review of the Riders Of Rohan expansion. Despite all my huffing, puffing and raging, I have… Read more »
Perhaps there really is a silver lining in every cloud after all. After taking a thrashing financially, losing close to one million subscribers in 2012, MMORPG Star Wars: The Old Republic finally has something to cheer about. Bioware’s flagship title won four major Game Developers Choice Online Awards over the weekend. Star Wars: The Old… Read more »
Perhaps no other MMORPG puts as much effort and attention to detail into every expansion as Lord Of The Rings Online. The proof of the pudding lies in the fact that the game’s publisher, Turbine, was willing to face the heat, and delayed the launch date from September 5, 2012 to the new launch date… Read more »
Newly appointed Game Director Joe Bylos has big plans to get The Secret World back on track following several months of sluggish sales for the horror flavored MMO. Funcom, the game’s publisher, no plans at present to deviate from the subscription based model that many big name games have abandoned in recent months. Instead, they… Read more »
Continuing the remarkable comeback since converting from a subscription ...
In keeping with their promise to provide new content on a regular basis for Star Wars: The Old Republic, Bioware has released Game Update 1.4. The latest game update introduces a brand new Operation, major class changes, new PVE gear and many necessary tweaks to the game. Rounding out the update, the Group Finder has… Read more »
Welcome to part four of The Inquisitr’s in-game review of World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria. Before we begin our latest look at the new WoW expansion, please indulge your humble author and permit me to brag just a little. Yes, my fellow gamers, you are looking at a screenshot of your favorite writer on… Read more »
Reacting swiftly to allegations of racism from an African-American ...
OK Blizzard, I surrender. As we begin part three of The Inquisitr‘s hands-on review of World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria, I must concede that WoW is still unquestionably the best MMO in existence. Believe me, fellow gamers, I tried my best to find a better game. I played every new MMO that came out… Read more »
Welcome to part two of The Inquisitr’s hands-on review of the World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria expansion. In part one of our review, we explored the Mists of Pandaria launch. After spending the last two days leveling my 85 Orc hunter, I decided to take a break from playing my main character and roll… Read more »
Tonight’s launch of the World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria expansion was certainly thrilling. The servers were packed to the limit with enthusiastic players and when the clock struck midnight, the launch announcement flashed across our screens. Our excitement built to a fever pitch, we all started mouse clicking like crazy….. and then, my game… Read more »
I am so excited. The new World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria expansion launches tonight at Midnight, PDT. I have a tasty supply of my favorite snacks on hand and the soda is chilling in the fridge. My self-built gaming computer is tweaked to perfection and I have already selected a full nights worth of… Read more »
Gamers who own a Mac computer finally have news they can celebrate, with the ...
I am having an absolute blast playing Guild Wars 2. I can honestly say this is the first game I have ever played in which I actually enjoyed every second of leveling my character. GW2 manages to make leveling such a smooth and effective experience that you almost wish there were 80 more levels to… Read more »
Sean Smith, the U.S. Foreign Service Information Management Officer who died with Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens during the attack on the United States Embassy in Libya, is being mourned by the online gaming world. When he was not engaged in his difficult work in the war torn nation of Libya, Sean spent his free moments… Read more »
NCsoft, one of the world’s largest publishers of online games, announced plans to bring the massively multiplayer online role-playing game, Blade Soul, to Western gamers. The incredibly popular MMORPG has been available in South Korea for 12 weeks and it has already attracted millions of players, who flock to internet cafes across the Asian nation… Read more »
Castle Crashers launched for XBLA in the summer of 2008 and now the company says the game has 3 million ‘knights in the making.” Game developer Behemoth announced the leaderboard total on Thursday. According to the company: “Over three million humans have hacked and slashed their way into a castle in hopes of gaining animated… Read more »