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We've gotten quite an infusion of side applications for mobile devices of late, but Wizard101 has released one that might set a somewhat dangerous new precedent. It's one thing to be able to surf your auctions or your character builds, but it's another to be able to earn gold and potions in-game thr...

February 11th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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One of the more family-oriented MMOs currently on the market, Wizard101, celebrates Valentine's Day via its annual Friendship Festival, a concept that some of us can enthusiastically get behind. Its approach has been heralded by the return of the vendor NPC Valentia Heartsong, selling special holid...

February 2nd 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The holidays are over -- everyone can breathe a collective sigh of relief now -- but there are some gifts that keep on giving. Charitable donations always go up during the holidays, and with the rise of microtransaction stores, games are better able to get in on the generosity. Wizard101 was one of...

January 12th 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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How do you go from the hardcore hacking and slashing impact-PvP of Shadowbane to a turn-based card combat MMO featuring cow samurais named Sam-moorai? How does one create an experience that is more grown up than Club Penguin but more kid-friendly than Barrens chat? What do you get when you take Harr...

April 27th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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While most carriers seem content to simply offer netbooks from all the usual suspects, Taiwan Mobile is going one pretty big step further and offering its own branded netbook. The carrier doesn't look to be making any attempts to break the mold, however, with its 10-inch W101 netbook packing the st...

March 3rd 2009 at 7:01pm 0 Comments