Our favorite first person shooter for the Xbox gets an update on Tuesday via Xbox Live. There are now four multiplayer maps available for download via the Content Download section of Xbox Live. These four maps are in two groups. The first one, “Bonus Map Pack”, includes Containment and Warlock maps – this one is a free download. The other pack is named “Killtacular Pack”, includes Turf and Sanctuary maps – this one is $5.99. The Killtacular Pack will set you back a couple of bucks now, but if you wait until June 28th you will be able to download those two packs free of charge. Be sure to check them out, download them and stain them with your opponents’ body parts. See ya’ll online!
Sony’s recent announcement of their new MMORPG Auction site seems to have upset another MMORPG maker, Mythic Entertainment. Mythic Entertainment is the creator of Dark Age of Camelot MMORPG. Mythic’s CEO Mark Jacobs had this to say about the decision, “I’m disappointed with the decision from a leader in the MMO industry to go down a path which in the past, has been an anathema to them and remains so to just about every other MMORPG company in the industry. I think that not only supporting the sale of in-game characters, items and currency, but also taking a ‘cut’ of those sales, is not only a mistake but one of the worst decisions in the history of the MMORPG industry.” Jacobs also goes into discussion about how if you were to buy an item on StationExchange and Sony had to delete that item from the game, users would be pretty upset.
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Sony has announced a new site for Everquest II fans/players. Station Exchange is now the official online auction site for Everquest. The benefit for users using this service is that when an item or character/account is in an auction it is removed from the game until the item is sold. So no more worries about bidding on your High-Level Elvan Mage with the possibility of losing it once you win the auction. This is a great thing for EverQuest II players the world over.
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There’s nothing quite like playing your favorite game online. Be it through Xbox Live, Playstation Online, or PC games, chances are that if your gaming rig connects to the Internet via a router that you have at one time or another experienced lag. There’s nothing more frustrating than experiencing lag when your score is 22 kills on Halo 2 while second place has a mere 10 kills. D-Link realizes that gamers want a reliable router for gaming without sacrificing security when using the router on typical home networks, so they have brought the D-Link DGL-4300 Wireless Gaming Router to the table. The router is optimized for playing your favorite games online and is Xbox Live compatible. The Gaming Router comes loaded with security protocols such as WPA, WEP, SPI, and NAT to ensure that your network stays secured. Check out the full specs on the product page.
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