The long awaited Warhammer patch 1.06 has been pushed to servers offering up loads of goodness designed to bring back the masses who left the game for Wrath of the Lich King. While the patch notes read nearly picture perfect and most of the changes have been warmly accepted by those who play Warhammer, the unfortunate truth is that it will probably not lure back as many people as was intended as the carrot on a stick chase that is WoW is in high gear.
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Activision Blizzard Inc. signed a deal with Massive, Microsoft's in game advertising services. While you probably will never see product billboards in Azeroth, you will be seeing this campaign in various other Activision titles and in Battle.net.
Flagship founder sets sail in new ship
Phil Shenk, a co-founder of Flagship Studios has launched his own game developing studio called Gravity Bear. Shenk, of Diablo 2 fame, will join Kevin Klemmick, a senior software engineer who worked on Hellgate: London, according to Gamasutra. Gravity Bear?
Wii Remote denied trademark
The US Patent Office has decided that the word "Wii Remote" is too common of a word to be considered a trademark. Nintendo could eventually have Wii Remote trademarked, with a disclaimer on the word "remote", unless used specifically in "Wii Remote".
Today's gaming news bucket seems to have holes in the bottom and there's nothing fun and exciting going on, so I'm digging deep into my own bucket of tricks and point out a pretty neat holiday gift for gamers. A company called NoobSauce makes a bunch of gaming themed hot sauces. If nothing else it's a cute little gag gift or stocking stuffer:
Petroglyph, the company that created Universe at War and Star Wars: Empire at War RTS games has announced a micro transaction based free to play RTS game called Mytheon.
City of Heroes Mac beta client coming next week
Originally scheduled for this week, it has been confirmed that the 5 people who want to play CoX on Mac will be able to do so next week.