Nickelodeon, one of the world’s leading entertainment brands for kids, and GigaMedia FunTown, a NASDAQ listed major provider of online entertainment in Asia, is set to launch the global first look of SpongeBob Town on October 25. SpongeBob Town is the first Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG) based on Nickelodeon’s award-winning TV property, SpongeBob SquarePants.
The first beta test for SpongeBob Town runs from October 25 to 27 and game servers will be up for a limited time only, from 12:00 to 22:00 every day. Gamers and fans alike are encouraged to visit and “Like” the game’s Facebook page for instructions on how to get one of the 2,000 beta test accounts and to receive latest updates.
Following a successful premier at Computex 2012 (6/5-6/9), world-renowned memory manufacturer KINGMAX announces the October 5th launch of the world’s most revealing COB (Chip-on-Board) type USB flash drive. Flash drive UI-05 features dynamic casing design in which the chip is housed under a clear glass ceiling that is both waterproof and dustproof, made possible with PIP technology.
Innovative imBGA engineering allows the glass casing on the top side of the UI-05 to reveal the drive’s inner flash die and wire-bonding structure. A bright blue LED light on the tail end of the device indicates working status and helps forgetful users reminds users not to leave the drive behind.
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ArenaNet’s Guild Wars 2 has been out for a month for Microsoft® Windows™ gamers. A week ago, ANet released a Mac client, currently in public beta (the client, not the game), saying that:
Bringing Guild Wars 2 to the Mac is huge for us, because it introduces the game to an entire group of players who are often ignored by game developers.
Which I do not agree. Mac gamers are not the ones
often ignored by game developers, it’s Linux gamers. I’m sure you can name a couple of games with official Mac client and support from game developers and/or publishers, even if you’re not a Mac user. But you will hardly find any official GNU/Linux client and support for these games.
That is the reason why Linux gamers are very used to using WINE (it means: WINE Is Not an Emulator - contrary to what the mass public tells you). We find ways and we work together to make Windows-based and/or/both Mac-based games run in Linux.
So for Guild Wars 2, here is a step-by-step guide to make the game work under GNU/Linux.