Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Video Game News, March 28, 2006

Escapist Magazine #38
Issue #38 of Escapist Magazine now available at http://www.escapistmagazine.com/issue/38
Abstracts at http://blog.escapistmagazine.com

Video games tackle 'lazy eye'

by Gareth Mitchell BBC News 3/28/06
"...Researchers at Nottingham University say that an experimental treatment using virtual reality (VR) may offer the best of both worlds, encouraging the lazy eye to be more active and getting both eyes to work together..."

Blizzard sued by WOW guide author
By Anne Broache GameSpot 3/28/06
"...The multiplayer online game of wizards, warriors, and monsters has now attracted a following of 6 million subscribers worldwide since it debuted in 2004--among them, active virtual guilds.
During several months beginning last August, Kopp sold several hundred copies of his guide, which contains tips on playing the game and accumulating experience, at roughly $15 apiece..."

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