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DCUO On Next Gen, Blizzard Wins Suit, Merc Elite and more! | The Daily XP October 22nd
Today marks a monumental event in MMO gaming history as Blizzard emerge victorious in a lawsuit against a World of Warcraft bot company. Blizzard originally filed the lawsuit back in December of 2011 claiming that Ceiling Fan Software, the developers of the popular Shadow Bot and Pocket Gnome programs, had "tortiously induced Blizzard?s game players to breach a term in their contracts "
Two years of legal battles ensued before a California Court ordered the company to cease all operations and pay Blizzard $7 million dollars in damages. The official Ceiling Fan Software website has since been updated with the following message:
My Fellow Users -
We are very sorry that we can no longer offer our products and we understand that you may be concerned about this result. After more than 2 years of legal battles with Blizzard Entertainment to both pursue our right to operate and our customer?s right to play WoW as they choose, we did not prevail in the suit and have been ordered by the United States District Court in California to cease our operations.
They even have the balls to ask members for donations to help reduce legal costs. Very few developers have been successful when attempting to shut down similar services but today could mark a big change in the way the legal system addresses these concerns.
Dark Age of Camelot on Steam, ArcheBlade's Launch and more! | The Daily XP April 17th
Your Daily MMO and MMORPG News for Thursday April 18th. Today Ashley discusses Hearthstone, Dark Age of Camelot and ArcheBlade.
Dark Age Of Camelot Set To Conquer Greenlight
Usually the mentioning of an MMORPG attempting to succeed through Steam Greenlight means a new launch is approaching right? Well, not this time.
Hearthstone Goes Mobile
Two weeks afte Canadian release the rest of the world finally have the opportunity to get their hands on the iOS version of the critically-acclaimed MMOTCG from Blizzard, Hearthstone.
The Blood Harvest Looms In Forsaken World
??Perfect World Entertainment today announced the next upcoming expansion for the dark free-to-play MMORPG game, Forsaken World.
Wildstar Raids, The Last of Us DLC, Square Enix and more! | The Daily XP April 16th
Your Daily MMO and MMORPG News for Wednesday April 16th. Today Bethany discusses Wildstar, The Last of Us and Square Enix.
Eight of The Most Memorable MMO Dungeons Ever Designed
Dungeons are a staple of the MMO genre; large-scale challenges requiring co-operation and co-ordination between anywhere from five to a few hundred players to adequately complete. Of course, not all are created equal, and some stand head and shoulders above their peers. Today, I'd like to tip my hat to those few legends, those instances that'll stick with us for years to come as shining examples of how to do dungeons right.
Things Are Heating Up For Dragons And Titans
Independent development studio Wyrmbyte, today announced an exciting selection of fixes, improvements and new additions to the fast-paced MOBA game world of Dragons And Titans.
Historical Battles Debut In World Of Tanks
At the beginning of last month Wargaming.net unleashed information on a massive number of changes heading to the critically acclaimed World of Tanks throughout 2014. The first of thsoe changes is now upon us with the immediate release of World of Tanks Version 9.0.
40v40 WildStar PvP Reveal Video
Carbine Studios today released an action packed new trailer showcasing the epic 40v40 PvP in the upcoming MMORPG, WildStar.
CCP Games Report $21M Losses For Fiscal 2013
The developers of the massively popular EVE Online and struggling Dust 514, CCP Games, announced a $21M loss for the Fiscal year 2013 despite a huge surge in revenue.