Tag: warcraft

Employers: Look to gaming to motivate staff 
By Liz Tay | Mar 18, 2010 | Comment Now 
Gamer rewards could boost employee engagement.
 
World of Warcraft users warned of malicious keylogger  
Aug 24, 2009 | Comment Now 
Malware is being distributed to gamers on the World of Warcraft (WoW) as the value of game accounts rises with the popularity of the software.
 
1000 people, police, queue up for Wrath of the Lich King launch 
By Kathryn Small | Nov 14, 2008 | Comment Now 
So many people turned up to last night’s Sydney launch of Wrath of the Lich King that the police arrived to ask organisers to turn the music down.
 
World of Warcraft Trojan spreads from Asia 
By Simon Burns | Jul 3, 2008 | Comment Now 
Password stealing malware hits US and Turkey and accounts for almost 13 per cent of malware activity detected in a recent survey.
 
World of Warcraft sales soar to US$42m 
By Simon Burns | Nov 19, 2007 | Comment Now 
Revenues from the hugely popular World of Warcraft continue to grow in China, according to the company which operates the game in the country.
 
Warcraft 'plague' offers real-life lessons 
By Matt Chapman | Aug 23, 2007 | Comment Now 
A virus that swept through the virtual reality environment of World of Warcraft has been used to study the possible effects of a pandemic in the real world.
 
Warcraft 'stole our fonts', developer claims 
By Simon Burns | Aug 17, 2007 | Comment Now 
World of Warcraft, one of the world's most popular online games, relies on illegally copied fonts, a Chinese company has alleged.
 
Aussie World of Warcraft player charged with abduction 
By Iain Thomson | Jul 9, 2007 | Comment Now 
When the online world intrudes on the real world.
 
World of Warcraft gets own credit card 
May 21, 2007 | Comment Now 
World of Warcraft credit card can be used to buy game time.
 
World of Warcraft tops eight million users 
By Iain Thomson | Jan 17, 2007 | Comment Now 
Equivalent of Austrian population now online.
 
WidowPC unveils World of Warcraft machine 
By Clement James | Nov 24, 2006 | Comment Now 
First gaming computer designed especially for online game.
 
World of Warcraft profits tumble in China 
By Simon Burns | Nov 22, 2006 | Comment Now 
Players lose interest as cash row delays China expansion agreement.
 
Warcraft game makes US$10m a month in China 
By Simon Burns | Aug 15, 2006 | Comment Now 
But Blizzard expansion dispute still not resolved.
 
Trojan targets World of Warcraft gamers 
By Frank Washkuch | May 8, 2006 | Comment Now 
Users of the popular role-playing game "World of Warcraft" are the target of a new trojan that aims to steal gamers’ passwords.
 
Trans Tasman rivals face off in new arena 
By Damien Virulhapen | Jun 2, 2005 | Comment Now 
The Australian round of the World Cyber Games series cranks up a notch this weekend. The inaugural Trans Tasman Challenge sees traditional sporting rivals Australia and New ...
 
World of Warcraft reaches 1.5 million subscribers 
Mar 22, 2005 | Comment Now 
World of Warcraft, the online role-playing game from Blizzard Entertainment, has reached 1.5 million subscribers worldwide.
 
World of Warcraft not enough  
By Dan Chiappini, Dan Chiapinni | Jan 17, 2005 | Comment Now 
Blizzard’s latest foray into the successful Warcraft series of games is selling exceptionally well, with over 600,000 copies sold across North America, Australia and New ...
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