Once was a time the name "BioWare" meant something. That you were going to get a game, most likely an RPG, with a rich world and expansive story-telling. It would also probably be awesome.
The next iteration of Warhammer Online will be a free-to-play online PC game, focused on three-way team combat, as announced by BioWare chief Ray Muzyka at an EA showcase in Germany for Gamescom today.
Jeff Hickman's house got struck by lightning last spring. It destroyed two of his three game consoles, zapped his daughter's retainer — which was in her mouth — and caused some other odd damage. He shared his story with Kotaku.
Some believe that having a big-time college football team is the key to boosting enrollment. George Mason University has found that offering a degree in video game design does the trick, too.