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Gran Turismo 6 will include microtransactions with in-game credits that players can acquire using real money, but Sony said the transactions are "not required" for players to advance in the game. In a statement to CVG, a Sony spokesperson said the publisher will "not penalize players for not makin...

December 5th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Moonglade has a good post up about the pros and cons of achievements. Nowadays, achievements are everywhere, but when they were introduced to the game a while ago, they were seen as a great way for Blizzard to integrate an idea that had really taken off on Xbox Live (and that an impending competing...

August 13th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Reader Tiago sent us an interesting idea I thought was worth sharing. He suggests that Blizzard create a "leveling server" -- a server that would be marked as specifically for new characters, so when you rolled a new toon on there, you'd be surrounded by a bunch of other people pre-80. And the key...

June 26th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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There was an interesting discussion that happened on the official forums the other day, and I think it deserves a bit of light here on WoW Insider. Of course that thread devolved quickly into standard forum QQ and blue bashing, but hopefully that doesn't happen here.The thread asked: are achievemen...

March 17th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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By now you've heard that optional in-game ads are coming to a fictitious billboard near you within the City of Heroes universe. If Brian Clayton's community address earlier today hasn't convinced you that this isn't the end of the world (and based on the comments left here on Massively it would see...

April 3rd 2008 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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Double Fusion just announced that they will be providing contextual advertising within the City of Heroes universe. The above photos are only samples, as no deals have been struck with individual advertisers yet.Before your "DOOM Meter" shoots immediately into the red... take a deep breath and r...

April 3rd 2008 at 10:15am 0 Comments