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  • Call it GlobalVille: Zynga to launch version of CityVille on Tencent’s network in China
    By on July 30, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    In its biggest diversification beyond Facebook to date, game maker Zynga is announcing today that it has partnered with social network Tencent in China and is launching a version of its CityVille game for the mainland Chinese market for the first time.


  • Japanese Robots Await Call To Action
    By on April 24, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Kyusaku Natsume writes with this excerpt from a Kyodo News report on the robots Japan has available on standby to work at the troubled Fukushima Daiichi plant:
    “Japanese robots designed for heavy lifting and data collection have been prepared for deployment at irradiated reactor buildings of the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power station, where US-made robots have already taken radiation and temperature readings as well as visual images at the crippled (more…)

  • Tremlett set for emergency call
    By on February 15, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    England ask the International Cricket Council for special dispensation to play Chris Tremlett in Wednesday’s World Cup warm-up game against Canada because of injuries.


  • Year of the Umpire: The ‘No-Look’ Botched Foul Call
    By on August 10, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Jim Joyce may have made one of the worst calls in MLB history earlier this year, but at least he had the decency to pay attention during the play in question.


  • ‘Free cocktails?’ a dying call at casinos
    By on June 15, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The quintessential Las Vegas or Atlantic City casino experience comes with card dealers in ties, feather-festooned showgirls and the most coveted amenity: the free drink. Yet as casinos have migrated from America’s storied gaming towns to middle America, the complimentary cocktail hasn’t always survived the trip.


  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Will Have Dedicated Servers
    By on May 14, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    “I think dedicated servers are excellent. I don’t see any reason not to see them unless… well, I just don’t see any reason not to,” Treyarch president Mark Lamia said to PC Zone magazine. “It seems people like them and we’re excited about what we’re doing right now.”


  • ‘Intense’ Call of Duty Black Ops Dated
    By on April 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Activision has given an official release date for the upcoming game, while claiming that it will be the most ‘intense, gripping and riveting experience possible’.


  • Call Them The Bullets: NBA Players Draw Guns in Locker Room
    By on January 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The NBA’s investigation into firearms brought into the Washington Wizards (formerly Bullets) locker room centers on a conflict between star Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton. The two reportedly drew guns at each other IN THE LOCKER ROOM.


  • Call of Duty series sales top $3 billion, Activision says
    By on December 3, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Blockbuster sales of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 have helped push the Call of Duty franchise past the $3 billion mark.


  • Star Wars Meets Call of Duty – New Gameplay Trailer
    By on November 29, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    If you enjoy Call of Duty and love Star Wars, than your dreams were answered when a PC mod of Star Wars titled Galactic Warfare was released not so long