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July 6, 2009

TweetCraft Brings Twitter to World of Warcraft

Ever wanted to share your World of Warcraft gaming with the blogosphere, using Twitter? Well, you could do that by just tweeting the regular way (from your phone, a client, or whatever), or you could do it from inside the World of Warcraft game. read more

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May 6, 2009

MTV Multiplayer Is Back, Sort Of

You might remember that MTV Multiplayer went on hiatus since its lead writer Stephen Totilo joined Gawker instead. Well, now MTV’s popular videogame blog is back, sort of, temporarily run by Tracey John, who’s been around for some time. A larger announcement is due this week, I wonder who they’ve recruited?

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April 27, 2009

MTV Multiplayer Videogame Blog On Hiatus

Popular, and sometimes breaking, videogame blog MTV Multiplayer has put itself on hiatus as lead writer Stephen Totilo is no longer working with it. He explains the decision like this:

Because April 24 is my last day, and because our search for the best team to continue Multiplayer is underway but not yet complete, we’re putting the blog on hiatus.

In other words, you haven’t seen the last of MTV Multiplayer, but it’ll take some time to get it rolling again. Poor planning perhaps, but that’s the way it is sometimes.

Incidentally, I’d like to point you to Totilo’s second to last post about why he became a gaming journalist. It is an interesting read.

So where did Totilo go? From one videogame blog to another: He is now Deputy Managing Editor on Gawker Media’s Kotaku.

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November 24, 2008

Boing Boing Goes Offworld, Launches Videogames Blog

OffworldOffworld is the latest blog in the Boing Boing network, and it is all about computer and videogames. Edited by Brandon Boyer, a familiar name for some of us that used to hail the Edge mag, it is bound to be something interesting. At least I hope so, and Boyer’s welcome post promises a lot:

As Offworld lifts off over the coming weeks and months, I’ll be bringing to it a focus on the overlooked, the underappreciated, the rise of the independents and, in general, the games that are bringing genuine excitement and innovation (in both gameplay and design) to the industry.

Focusing on the indie games is a nice call if you ask me. There’s a lot of games developed by small studios out there, some are crap, some decent, and a few pretty innovating. read more

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