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  • $16,000 MMORPG Sword (Nerdy News)

    1 January 2012
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    The $16,000 MMORPG Sword

    Happy New Year! “Nerdy News” is a mini-news show geared towards gamers, technosexuals, and all other geeky peeps.

    In this forty-seventh episode of Nerdy News, I’ll be reporting on:

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    • A $16,000 in-game sword for a yet-to-be released MMORPG called Age of Wulin.
    • The corporate battle over Rock Band is still going strong.
    • Cloud gaming is the hot topic for 2012.
    • More senior citizens are using motion gaming for exercise.

    Here’s the new episode of Nerdy News!

    What do you think?

    What’s your video game budget? Is spending $16,000 on an in-game item too much or just right for a die-hard fan? Are the former shareholders of Harmonix entitled to more than the $383 million they were awarded? Has cloud gaming already affected the way you game? What ways will cloud gaming be better or worse than physical products?

    If you have any advice or tips on how I can improve these videos let me know in the comments! Thanks for all of your opinions! ^_^

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    About the author

    Laura Jones By Laura Jones: She blogs about and reviews video games to recapture her misspent youth, growing up gaming on hand-me-down consoles and cast-off computers with three siblings fighting over the controllers and helping each other beat Bosses. Read her posts and watch her video game reviews here and connect with her on Twitter and at Google+.

    • joe

      $16000???? thats ridiculous! i already have a hard time spending $15 on dlc packs

    • http://www.videogamesblogger.com Ferry

      Happy New Year to you too Laura :)
      And yes that price is nuts, but I’ve heard it before in virtual worlds like Second Life where hardcore players would buy expensive virtual properties to run shops from and/or resell for a profit.

    • http://www.cherubicwindigo.webs.com Laura

      Oh my gosh, I had to try so hard to keep a straight face talking about this guy who must have a lot of disposable income. I tend to be very frugal so spending $16,000 on anything I can’t live in just wouldn’t happen.

    • http://www.cherubicwindigo.webs.com Laura

      That’s true, I’ve never even played Second Life but I’ve browsed many of their virtual shops and there is some stuff that is very expensive but also cool. That’s one of the reasons I can’t play, I’d end up spending too much money ^_^

    • The Gamer

      dont people know that will be able to hack cloud gaming?!they’ll be buying games without paying while we’re wating to get our next pay check.


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