MMOs tend to mimic real life in more was than you probably realise. One such phenomenon are ghost towns within the realms of World of Warcraft, entire towns devoid of players with only a few NPCs for company
The FBI has charged a 47-year-old man with stealing thousands to use on the online browser game Evony, best known in the gaming community for some rather sleazy advertisement tactics involving gratuitous amounts of cleavage.
I hate being in the ocean. Shallow beaches, I can handle, but the deep sea terrifies me more than spiders, snakes and birds who can talk put together. So a game where you do nothing but drown in open water is not my Game Of The Year candidate.
People who lose matches in online shooters tend not to have the best reputation for sportsmanship or maturity. One gamer took it a step further by sending the police after someone who beat him. There's being a sore loser, but this is a whole new level
China is a strange place when it comes to the world of advertising. Remember when they used that pseudo-incestual fan-art to advertise Thor 2? This isn't quite as creepy as that, but it's bizarre all the same