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Confirmed: It’s not stopping at the pet store

From Eurogamer, yesterday: According to VG247, Blizzard chief Mike Morhaime told the Activision Blizzard investor conference that the company sees micro-transactions as an important part of World of Warcraft’s future. “We… expect digital sales to increase in the future, and plan to take advantage of it,” he said. His comment follows the appearance of the …

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How much is that panda in the window -OR- why people hate the pet store

When JayeDub left a comment yesterday about Blizzard implementing paid vanity pets, I didn’t take it seriously. WoW’s not a cash shop game. They’ve spent the last year showing that everyone can achieve anything if they put in enough time. Imagine my surprise when I found out they were total hypocrites. Money trumps philosophy, is …

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