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http://gamingpcblog.wordpress.com/2009/07/01/china-bans-gold-selling/

MMOs such as World of Warcraft will be affected by a new ruling from the chinese Government that will ban the trading of virtual currency for real goods and services. READ MORE...


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As the windup to Windows 7’s pricing announcement came, many in the news industry suggested that Microsoft lower its prices to make up for bad public reception of Windows Vista. Some analysts, such as former Windows 2000 developer-turned blogger Michael Cherry of Directions on Microsoft suggested that Microsoft should give away Windows 7 for free to Vista users as an apology.

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http://gamingpcblog.wordpress.com/2009/07/02/new-wolfenstein-system-reqs-released/

Been looking forward to beating back the Nazi threat, but not entirely sure that your computer can run the game? You’re in luck, because the minimum specs were posted yesterday on the Wolfenstein Community forums by a community manager. To run Wolfenstein, you’ll need an.... READ MORE...

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http://gamingpcblog.wordpress.com/2009/07/03/starcraft-fan-made-movie/

Most of the time, fan created movies are pretty horrible. But I stumbled upon something on Youtube that almost rivals Blizzards own use of CGI.

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Today, I was surprised to find a nice little package delivered. AMD was kind enough to send me a sample of their new Athlon II 250 CPU. It is part of their new line of low power, low budget 45 nm CPUs. It’s bigger brother, the Phenom II x2 550 is the other in that line. In this review, though, we will be focusing on the Athlon II.

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We really don’t have much to say… the video left us speechless!

So far it looks like it is coming together good. There are a lot of people waiting for this game, so the expectations are high.

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Lancool Dragonlord PC-K60 Case – Video Review

http://gamingpcblog.wordpress.com/2009/07/15/lancool-dragonlord-pc-k60-case-video-review/


Bill Owen from Mnpctech and Nate Supplee from CustomPCMax review of the new Lancool Dragonlord PC-K60 mid-tower case. It’s loaded with the best tool-less features we’ve seen to date. We think the Lancool line of gaming cases will be very successful for years to come.

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Quakecon 2009 Tournament Line Up

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Here is the tournament line up for Quakecon 2009. It seems like this will be one of the most exciting line ups to date, with incredible prizes and competition.

id Software president Todd Hollenshead:


“This year stands to be our best ever with three incredible tournaments, including exclusive tournaments for professionals and amateurs, $50,000 in prize money, the greatest game ever made for first-person competition, an outstanding sponsorship partner in Intel, and the best broadcasting team on the Internet. Whether you’re watching all of the action live on-site, or you’re glued to your monitor at home, you can’t afford to miss a second of these great players competing for one of the most coveted prizes in professional gaming — the right to call yourself a QuakeCon Champion.”

The Tournament will include three main events.


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AMD Athlon II x2 250 Review – Part 2

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Well, here is PART TWO of our look at the AMD Athlon II x2 250 CPU. We really wanted to take a look at this CPU and see how it performs in gaming situations. The chip is retailing for around $80 and is a great way to get into the AM3 socket.

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Gigabyte MA770T-UD3p AM3 Motherboard

4 Gigs Corsair Dominator GT 1600 Mhz DDR3

ATI Radeon 4870 1 Gig

PC Power and Cooling 610 Watt Silencer PSU

Antec 300 Case

Stock AMD HSF

Windows Vista Home Premium 64 Bit

To see the 3DMark Vantage scores, Go to Gaming PC Blog.


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Alice in Wonderland MMORPG – Geared towards girls

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Virtual Fairground announces today that it is developing Wonderland MMO, a virtual world and MMO game for teenage girls based on the famous story Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.


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