BioWare Community Celebrates 3 Million Members

Another "multi-millionaire" this week, after Guild Wars reached 2,000,000 sales a few days ago, is the massive BioWare community - which has grown steadily over the years to a whopping 3,000,000 registered users! Going back in time, it was more than a year and a half ago (in January 2004) when BioWare announced a figure of 1.5 million community accounts. And today it may have been an even higher count, had they continued to develop Neverwinter Nights 2, instead of handing it over to Obsidian. But nevertheless, BioWare continues to do what it does best: role-playing games, of course!

Currently in development are Dragon Age and Jade Empire for the PC, Mass Effect for the Xbox 360, and possibly Jade Empire 2 rumoured on the Xbox 360. While Dragon Age is still being kept under some secrecy, Mass Effect was widely showcased at last month's E3 2006, and even won the "Best Role Playing Game" Game Critics Award (not to mention dozens of recognitions from individual websites).

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EKWB reportedly plagued with financial disarray many gaming pc's left without parts

EK Cooling allegedly has slipped itself into a hot soup of seemingly endless financial woes, where it has not paid its staff, suppliers, and contractors for many months as the company is facing liquidity problems and a surplus of inventory left unsold, stuck in the warehouse for a more extended period. Gamers Nexus investigated these claims made by former and current personnel, where he found trails of unpaid bills lasting as long as three to four months and unpaid raises that accumulated for almost a year.

EK Water Blocks has two entities—a Slovenian-based headquarters and a US-based subsidiary, EK Cooling Solutions. Steve narrated the series of events in detail, stating that the company was reportedly irresponsible and negligent regarding payment. Consequently, partners and employees are forced to share the burden of alleged mismanagement. It all begins with its extensive range of products, leading to a surplus of goods. EK has over 230 water blocks, 40 liquid cooling kits, 85 reservoirs, 40 pumps, 73 radiators, and 212 miscellaneous accessories.

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just_looken2d ago (Edited 2d ago )

Yes this is not about video games directly but indirectly this will impact the pc gaming/workstation space hard.

This company is massive one of two in the water cool space so if it goes poof then thousands out there have no spare parts or half built computers.

SO yeah i know not about a video game but think of it as amd leaving the pc space but this is ekwb that could be leaving water cooling in the pc space

Jayz2cents a supporter of there products also has issues

Giblet_Head2h ago(Edited 2h ago)

As someone that has built a watercooling rig. EK is big, but there's so many numerous watercooling part companies out there. EK's stuff isn't exactly amazing quality for the price compared to others either, it's just ok. Much like Corsair. The impact would be negligible long term. For perspective the majority of my parts are XSPC, at most I use EK for my gpu waterblocks and fittings. Both easily replaceable.


Indie hit Dredge is getting its own movie adaptation

Rob Webb of KnowTechie writes: We're still waiting on the details, but this video game adaptation promises to be seriously creepy.

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The INDIE Live Expo 2024 event is to feature over 100 game titles

INDIE Live Expo, Japan’s premiere online digital showcase series , will debut never-before-seen games & content updates across more than 100 titles on May 25th.