“This all-new WoW-themed Peggle mash-up is a stand-alone version of Peggle, available for free and combining the sights, sounds and storyline of World of Warcraft with the rainbows and unicorns of everyone’s favorite peg-popping pastime. It features ten new levels with Peggle masters Bjorn the Unicorn and Splork with his Space Blast facing off against denizens of Azeroth in scenes with names like ‘Too Soon, Executus’ and ‘The Traitor King’ – as well as ten new challenges with titles such as ‘Phat Lewtz’ and ‘Pwnyxia.'”
“The Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS) returns for its thirteenth running beginning on Wednesday, August 5th, and offers players the chance to earn their share of more than US$16 million in guaranteed prize money.
“FTOPS XIII features 25 events, each with a different game and tournament structure. All FTOPS XIII events are hosted by Team Full Tilt and Full Tilt Poker pros, each of whom will conduct a Pro Chat, utilizing interactive chat software that allows players to submit questions to the pros.”
“GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 7 /PRNewswire/ — Gaming Paper™ sheets (www.GamingPaper.com), the latest innovation in role playing and miniatures accessories will make its hobby debut at Gen Con Indy 2009™. Its creator, Erik Bauer, is excited to offer this new product to the gaming masses at the year’s biggest hobby event.
“Gaming Paper™ sheets will feature 1-inch grids and are sold in convenient rolls that are 30 by 144 inches, for 30 square feet of playing surface. At only $4 per roll, they are a fraction of the cost of other gaming mats on the market. Not only are they usable for miniatures games, but they are also ideal for role playing games. Anyone can use pens, markers, or other simple writing implements to create detailed terrain for campaigns or miniatures battles. Later this year, gaming stores will also have the option to carry Gaming Paper™ sheets in bulk rolls, in order to sell it to customers by the foot.”
“SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — In April, gamers will have no shortage of new songs to rock out to on Activision Publishing, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Guitar Hero(R) World Tour with downloadable music from five distinctive rock bands. The Pixies make their Guitar Hero(R) debut; returning veterans Silversun Pickups will release two brand-new songs off their sophomore album, prior to its release; Nirvana returns for a downloadable encore with three additional hits; while Motorhead and Steely Dan, each with singles featured onGuitar Hero World Tour‘s on-disc set list, make a resounding return.”
“A total of 358 players showed up for the second Day One at the PokerStars.com European Poker Tour Dortmund Main Event, bringing the overall number of entrants to 664. At the end of play on Wednesday, Germany’s own Marco Noll held the overall chip lead as the only player to crack the 100,000-chip mark, vaulting him past Day 1a chip leaderWilliam Thorson.” – Ron Bailey
“A new version of the World Series of Poker Tournament Rules was released earlier this week by Harrah’s as part of the continuing preparation for the 2009 World Series of Poker. Among the notable additions and changes to the 97 rules are a brand new “Code of Player Conduct,” a revision on the rule regarding the use of profane language at the table, and an extension of the restrictions on sponsor logos at televised feature and final tables. Several noteworthy clarifications have also been made to a host of other rules.” – Ron Bailey
“Just 34 players will be returning for Day 3 of the PokerStars.com European Poker Tour Dortmund Main Event, with the three biggest stacks all owned by players representing Germany. Holger Kanisch ended the day with the chip lead with over half a million chips, followed by Marc Gork and Sandra Naujoks. Trailing the Germans in fourth place is British player Steve Jelinek, who began Thursday with just 20,000 chips, but ended with nearly 350,000.”
“The Raptor class is packed with more weaponry than it ought to be allowed to have. In fact, it’s got so much that the medical bays are in a very bad way. Let’s put it this way: you don’t want to break, burn or otherwise cut anything while serving on this ship. Although if the captain makes good use of the speed, cloaking and front-facing weapons of pure death, the lack of proper medical facilities probably won’t matter too much. At least… we think.”