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The DeanBeat: A visit inside Blizzard shows what it’s like to live and breathe games

IRVINE, Calif. — At Blizzard Entertainment’s three-building campus in Irvine, Calif., there’s a big iron fence. I’m not sure if it is there to keep the rabid fans of the game maker — of which there are many — out. Or perhaps it’s there to keep the grizzled veterans, the grognards of the game …

Warcraft film director discusses "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity

<i>Warcraft</i> film director Duncan Jones (<i>Moon</i>, <i>Source Code</i>) sees his chance to direct the upcoming movie based on Blizzard Entertainment's game as a "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity.<p>Speaking during a Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures panel at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend, attended by the Unofficial …

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UK joins project to create synthetic organism from scratch

Britain's latest bid to embrace the futuristic science of synthetic biology will be revealed by the government on Thursday when it announces plans to …

Nintendo restates commitment to region locking

One regular complaint about Nintendo is its historic and ongoing commitment to region locking, making sure that consumers who buy hardware in one part of the world, can only play games officially released in that same region.<p>According to Nintendo president Satoru Iwata, the company has good reason …

The top 6 MMOs you should be playing this year

Massively multiplayer online games have long suffered from a nauseating lack of originality, smothered in an endless monotony of grinding away on dire rabbits for experience points and completing a never-ending strings of cookie-cutter, carrot-on-a-stick fetch quests. That trend continues even to …