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Wondering why February has been so mind-numbingly cold? Here's why. NASA's Terra research satellite took a snapshot on February 19th showing that much of the US has been draped in Arctic and Siberian air masses, painting the country white with snow. Even southern cities like Macon, Georgia dipp...

February 22nd 2015 at 6:26pm 0 Comments
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In the MMO industry, science fiction has always taken the role of the overlooked little brother to big sister fantasy's popularity. Sure, there have been several online games that eschewed dungeons and dragons for spaceships and solar radiation poisoning, but even today the fantasy genre continues...

November 8th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Last week, Anne Stickney put together an amazing transmogrification for the Masters of the Universe, which was, admittedly, completely lost on me. I sort of missed out on the whole He-Man, Transformers, and Thundercats thing when I was a kid, probably because I was too busy playing video games. Y...

July 12th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to Ask a Lore Nerd, where each week blogger and columnist Alex Ziebart answers your questions about the lore and history of the World of Warcraft. Ask your questions in the comments section below, and we'll try to answer it in a future edition.Good morning, everyone! My apologies for missing...

March 10th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Take a look at the preeminent Fantasy MMOs available: World of Warcraft takes place in Azeroth. Age of Conan's setting is Hyborea. Guild Wars boasts Tyria as its location. Lord of the Rings Online has Middle-Earth, which Tolkien refers to as much as an age as a location, hinting that it could in fa...

May 30th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Just over a month ago, O2 Germany came clean and announced the future availability of the Xda terra, and now the carrier will forever hold the crown of being the first major provider to offer up and ship a Windows Mobile 6 Professional handset. Sure enough, O2's Germany webstore proudly displays th...

April 27th 2007 at 1:33pm 0 Comments
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Just over a month ago, O2 Germany came clean and announced the future availability of the Xda terra, and now the carrier will forever hold the crown of being the first major provider to offer up and ship a Windows Mobile 6 Professional handset. Sure enough, O2's Germany webstore proudly displays th...

April 27th 2007 at 1:33pm 0 Comments
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While O2 announced two new Windows Mobile handsets yesterday -- the Xda terra and nova -- sadly, we were only able to get our mitts on one of them this morning at CeBIT. It seems the Nova part of the "Terra Nova" duo was missing in action, as the device is apparently still being tweaked to perfecti...

March 15th 2007 at 7:24am 0 Comments
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While O2 announced two new Windows Mobile handsets yesterday -- the Xda terra and nova -- sadly, we were only able to get our mitts on one of them this morning at CeBIT. It seems the Nova part of the "Terra Nova" duo was missing in action, as the device is apparently still being tweaked to perfecti...

March 15th 2007 at 7:24am 0 Comments