Don't you hate it when a game that you're dying for is in private Beta? It sucks being locked out of the fun, even if it is in the name of testing. Well if you're one the many people who commented that they wanted to try out Call of Duty Online, Kotaku's got the guide for you.
Pop-up ads are annoying; in-game ads are no better, but when in-game ads are pop-up ads, they can create a lot of mischief. Last week a Chinese gamer in Sichuan province was scammed by a pop-up ad within a popular online racing game.
Internet addiction is a controversial subject. Some experts say it's a real thing, others say it's not. Regardless of the science behind it, one Chinese man took it very seriously. So much so, that he called the cops on himself.
The legality of who owns online property, and what to do with online accounts if the players die or get e-divorced has long been a topic of interest in China. …