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World of Warcraft's expansion cycle is not the norm in the MMO genre. The Blizzard expansion cycle is a new boxed expansion every two years, on average. According to Gameinformer, which got to talk to Tom Chilton at the Gamescom show in Germany last week, Blizzard is on track for a more timely re...

August 23rd 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The controversy surrounding the Kindle 2's text to speech functionality continues unabated, and as we delve further into the legal back 'n forth between Amazon and the Authors Guild, we wonder if we haven't discovered the true identity of "Tom." According to David Pogue, the New York Times journali...

February 27th 2009 at 4:33pm 0 Comments
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The controversial text to speech feature of the Kindle 2 has also been one of its most touted. Well, a dedicated investigator over on the KindleBoards has unearthed the purported true identity of that buttery smooth Kindle 2 voice: and he's called "Tom." Tom seems to have been developed by Nuanc...

February 20th 2009 at 11:28am 0 Comments
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Solely for your lunchtime amusement, we bring you this classic, heartwarming picture of a young family celebrating their new addition around the holidays. Mac is now 25, and had his first TV appearance last year after a short career as a young actor appearing on TV's Seinfeld. Tom and Beth just fi...

February 12th 2009 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Another day in Massively and we've got all the news from all of your MMOs, including our first impressions of just-out of-NDA Exteel. For a run-down of the day's eventsin delicious link format, keep reading! Contests Massively's Massive Giveaways - Pirates of the Burning Sea Massively's Ma...

November 16th 2007 at 5:30am 0 Comments
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Two former RedOctane employees, Guitar Hero II executive producer John Tam and brand manager Corey Fong, have settled with Activision regarding a lawsuit the publisher filed against the duo, GameSpot reports. The other parties involved -- PR firm Reverb Communications, peripheral manufacturer The An...

April 3rd 2007 at 5:24pm 0 Comments