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University of North Dakota's Special Collections department now houses a cartridge of the Atari 2600 game Centipede, dug up from a landfill in New Mexico last year. Assistant professor of history Bill Caraher participated in the dig and threw down $60 to buy the cartridge on eBay. "While I usually...

January 12th 2015 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Alex Ziebart will be your host today. Happy Monday, all! Enjoy your few days at work until New Year's Eve. Assuming you have a job that gives you a day off for the...

December 29th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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We've reached the point in Warlords of Draenor where many players have hit the level cap and have begun delving into alternative activities such as archaeology. Our time spent in garrison general chat has revealed many players are unaware they don't need to return to Pandaria to trade their Restore...

December 11th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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You may already know that Stonehenge is just one part of a larger group of monuments, but digital mapping has made it clear that there's even more to the landscape than meets the eye. The Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project has used a mix of geophysical surveys and remote sensing technology to u...

September 10th 2014 at 3:54pm 0 Comments
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We've talked about WoW's crafting and gathering professions which only leaves the game's four secondary professions left to discuss. Unlike primary professions, you can take as many secondary professions as you want, so there are no hard choices here: if it's interesting to you, take it, and if not...

June 20th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The Odyssey expansion has been live for a couple of days now, but it's already starting to have a massive impact on EVE Online. Traffic through low-security space has increased significantly for the first time in years thanks to explorers hunting data and relic sites, and some players are even hunt...

June 9th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Odyssey, the 19th free content expansion for sci-fi sandbox EVE Online, is now live. Like the EVE expansions that came before it, Odyssey brings a collection of changes, tweaks and major overhauls to EVE's existing universe, among them resource redistribution, deep modifications to the exploration...

June 4th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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With just two days to go until EVE Online's exploration-focused Odyssey expansion goes live, players have been scouring the test server for information that can give them an edge. Some have been practicing moon surveying techniques for the upcoming redistribution of tech 2 minerals, and others are...

June 2nd 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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EVE Online's Odyssey expansion is set to land in just over a week's time, kicking off the game's second decade with a focus on exploration, immersion, and resource rebalancing. Developers plan to shake up nullsec by redistributing the value of various moon minerals and buffing player-owned outposts...

May 26th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Archaeology has always been one of those professions that you either love or hate, with little room in between. While the profession as a whole was fairly klonky in Cataclysm, improvements introduced in Mists of Pandaria helped to streamline the process a little for players. The biggest improve...

January 31st 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Pacifist characters have a pretty colorful history in World of Warcraft, and the latest chapter in their non-violent march to max level has been written by a Tauren Druid named Irenic. Irenic recently reached level 90 in Mists of Pandaria with a grand total of zero creatures killed, 92 total dam...

October 14th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments