RuneScape

Type: Product
Name: RuneScape
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Rhino’s get helping hand from RuneScape games players

Successful players unlock a white rhino pet if they answer three questions correctly, and a rare black rhino pet if they correctly answer ten ... [Published Cambridge News - 6 hours ago]
Entities: RuneScape, Acquisition
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

RuneScape players creat 250,000 virtual pets to back Jagex save-the-rhino campaign

More than 250,000 online gamers have backed a Cambridge company’s battle to save the rhino. ... [Published Cambridge News - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Jagex Ltd, RuneScape
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Gaming cyber thieves facing real prison time for 'virtual treasure' raids

Online fantasy games have revenues of over £5bn and pose a huge target for criminals, writes David Crozier Cyber thieves could face tougher sentences, according to David Crozier David Crozier is from Queen’s University Belfast’s Centre for Secure ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Should Stealing in Video Games Be Punishable in the Real World?

Should real-life legal standards apply in World of Warcraft?Photo by Sean Gallup/Video games aren’t real, right? The whole point is to use them for doing things you don’t normally do. But immersive, multiplayer games have some really real aspects. You ... [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Should People Be Prosecuted for Stealing Items in World of Warcraft and the Like?

Yep, this is a serious question right now because Mike Weatherley, an MP and David Cameron's chief advisor on intellectual property, has asked ministers to consider passing a law that would see people who steal virtual items with significant monetary ... [Published Gizmodo UK - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

UK politician calls for in-game thieves to be prosecuted like real criminals

In some of the most popular multiplayer role-playing games, like World of Warcraft ( the NSA's favorite ), in-game characters and items can change hands for substantial amounts of real money. So when a gamer is relieved of valuable loot or accounts by ... [Published Engadget - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Should thieves in World of Warcraft be sent to real prisons?

Tory MP Mike Weatherley wants those who swipe valuable items in video games to get the same sentences as burglars Pinch their swords at your peril: World of Warcraft characters with their virtual weapons.All right, own up: did you steal Mike Weatherley's ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Quarter of a million rhinos created in a fortnight in Cambridge

Over a quarter of a million digital rhinos have appeared in computer game RuneScape over the past fortnight to raise awareness of the plight of rhinos in the wild. ... [Published Cambridge News - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: RuneScape, Video Games
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Jagex team up with charities for Runescape rhino promo

Runescape might be the game we all cut our teeth on back before we could afford to pay for our games, but it’s still going incredibly strong, with a massive player base and a constantly evolving game world. The developers are looking to leverage some ... [Published KitGuru.net - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Games That Actually Helped Society - Faith In Humanity Restored

Addictive video games, browser games and app games can cost you but there are actually some games that donate to charities, foundations and others in order to restore faith in humanity.play.google.comNow you can extend your help without even realizing ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

RuneScape: Toggling between Legacy mode and EOC in-game

update has left RuneScape players trying to figure out how to toggle from legacy mode to EOC and from EOC to legacy mode.Worlds 33, 57, 120, and 136 are the free to play legacy-only worlds, worlds 18, 97, 115, and 137 are members' only legacy worlds, ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 15 2014]
Entities: RuneScape
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

RuneScape Campaign Highlights Rhino Conservation Challenge

Jagex supports United for WIldlife's campaign to protect wild rhinosJuly 10, 2014, New York – Jagex Games Studio, makers of the multi-award winning fantasy MMORPG, RuneScape, has supported a campaign by United for Wildlife, a collaboration between seven ... [Published Wildlife Conservation Society - Jul 11 2014]

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He raised the issue in Parliament last week, asking Mike Penning, Minister of State for Justice if he would "bring forward legislative proposals to ensure that cyber criminals who steal online items in video games with a real-world monetary value received the same sentences as criminals who steal real-world items of the same monetary value"
"As a further refinement, a profanity filter can be applied to the speech before it is regenerated as the modified voice, enabling obscene language to be replaced with an alternative such as silence. Unlike profanity filters applied to text messages, it is impossible to bypass a speech filter using creative spelling of words."

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Rhino’s get helping hand from RuneScape games p... [Published Cambridge News - 6 hours ago]
Gaming cyber thieves facing real prison time fo... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 29 2014]
RuneScape players creat 250,000 virtual pets to... [Published Cambridge News - Jul 28 2014]
Should Stealing in Video Games Be Punishable in... [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
Should People Be Prosecuted for Stealing Items ... [Published Gizmodo UK - Jul 25 2014]
"Communication Methods and Apparatus for Online... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 24 2014]
UK politician calls for in-game thieves to be p... [Published Engadget - Jul 24 2014]
Should thieves in World of Warcraft be sent to ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
Thieves on World of Warcraft should be punished... [Published The Independent - Jul 23 2014]
Quarter of a million rhinos created in a fortni... [Published Cambridge News - Jul 23 2014]
Lineman tackles hacking [Published Individual.com - Jul 23 2014]
What can player use Cheapest RS 3 Gold in rs3go... [Published Scoop Asia - Jul 16 2014]
Jagex team up with charities for Runescape rhin... [Published KitGuru.net - Jul 15 2014]
Games That Actually Helped Society - Faith In H... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 15 2014]
RuneScape: Toggling between Legacy mode and EOC... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 15 2014]
RuneScape Campaign Highlights Rhino Conservatio... [Published Wildlife Conservation Society - Jul 11 2014]
Gaming for good: RuneScape raises awareness of ... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Jul 10 2014]
MCM Manchester Comic Con – Manchester Central –... [Published Anime News Network - Jul 09 2014]
'Transformers Universe' MMO opens doors to public [Published XinMsn - Jul 07 2014]
Transformers Universe launches open beta [Published bit-tech.net - Jul 07 2014]
Transformers Universe open beta rolls out [Published stuff.co.nz - Jul 07 2014]
Transformers Universe Open Beta Rolls Out [Published Kotaku - Jul 05 2014]
Transformers Universe Open Beta Goes Live Today [Published Softpedia - Jul 04 2014]
RuneScape: Skillchompa locations and how to get... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 24 2014]
Mmowalmart.com – A Company That Provides A Vari... [Published Digital Journal - Jun 23 2014]
Classcraft makes the classroom a giant role-pla... [Published Venturebeat - May 31 2014]
A Portrait Of One Game's "Average" Gamer [Published Kotaku - May 16 2014]
Fake Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0 Abound [Published Malwarebytes Unpacked - May 01 2014]
Why gaming needs its Game of Thrones moment [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 01 2014]
Firefox® Browser "Virtually" Arrives for iPad a... [Published PR Newswire - Apr 10 2014]
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Transformers Universe Open Beta Rolls Out [Published Kotaku - Jul 05 2014]
In a world awash with bad Transformers movie tie-in games, Runescape developer Jagex deploys the open beta for a free-to-play, browser-based Transformers Prime MOBA. It's got to be better, right? Read more... ...
Classcraft makes the classroom a giant role-pla... [Published Venturebeat - May 31 2014]
Above: Classcraft is updated live during lessons, with students able to use their powers and abilities on the fly. Image Credit: Classcraft Shawn Young has a class full of warriors, mages, and healers. Warriors get to eat in class, mages can teleport ...
A Portrait Of One Game's "Average" Gamer [Published Kotaku - May 16 2014]
The developers behind Runescape, in conjunction with photographer Chris Dorley-Brown, have taken survey data and real player's faces and combined it all to create this composite portrait of the game's "average" player. Read more... ...
Fake Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0 Abound [Published Malwarebytes Unpacked - May 01 2014]
A month after Malwarebytes CEO Marcin Kleczynski announced the launch of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0, we already started seeing fake executable files purporting to be free versions of our product being hosted on unfamiliar sites. A small sample ...
So, How's That Transformers MMO Coming Along? [Published Kotaku - Feb 07 2014]
Hey kids, remember that Transformers Universe MMO that was being made by the folks who gave you Runescape? Jagex is still hard at work on that browser-based beast, and they've got a new, not-entirely-CG trailer to prove it. Read more... ...
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