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  • Halo 3: ODST preorders pass 1.2 million
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    Halo 3: ODST adds another 200,000 preorders this week with two weeks to go until release.

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  • The World of Warcraft Stats, Server Specs & Operations
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    In a keynote to GDC Austin, two Blizzard developer pulled back the curtains on some aspects of World of Warcraft that players might not consider much, and dropped an interesting tidbit about how the series evolved from RTS to MMO.

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  • Austin Police Want Identities of Online Critics
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    An anonymous reader writes “The police chief in Austin, TX is not happy that people are voicing their disapproval of him via anonymous blog posts and comments. He claims that ‘such posts erode public trust in the department.’ The chief wants to find out who these people are and investigate and prosecute such posters for statements he deems defamatory and libelous. Interestingly, the article notes, ‘the Associated Press has reported that most of the (more…)

  • Windows Marketplace For Mobile Kill Switch Details
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    An anonymous reader writes “Microsoft recently gave more details on Windows Marketplace for Mobile during the Tech Ed New Zealand 2009 session titled ‘Distributing and Monetizing Applications through Windows Marketplace Mobile,’ led by Loke Uei Tan, Senior Product Manager on the Windows Mobile Team. Geekzone covered the event in good detail, but one of their points caused a lot of uproar in the blogosphere: ‘If an application is approved but later (more…)

  • NFL player fined $25K for writing “Pay Me…” on his shoes
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    Dunta Robinson’s shoe stunt in Sunday’s season opener cost him $25,000.

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  • England look to end losing streak
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    James Anderson urges his England team-mates to treat the final one-day match against Australia as a one-off warm-up match for the Champions Trophy.

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  • Harlequins 9-22 Saracens
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    Saracens make it three wins out of three by defeating Harlequins to go top of the Guinness Premiership.

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  • DRM’s tentacles snare British HDTV
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    The BBC wants a green light to issue DRM requirements for new HD receivers, saying that rightsholders demand “protection” for their HD content. Critics are calling it the British equivalent of the “broadcast flag.”

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  • Aion is the single most pre-ordered MMO this year
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    In a piece of news that we’re betting surprises precisely nobody at all, Aion has just broken the 400,000 pre-order mark.

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  • The Best and Worst Marvel Video Game Team-Ups
    By on September 19, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    A look back at some of the best (and worst) team-ups in the history of Marvel video games!

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