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Another Partial New Comic Book Day for GamersCircle Comics 9/18/2013

Again, due to another shipping/warehouse issue; today we did not get all or our full shipment for New Comics for tomorrow.  [9/18/2013] At this point, we are still working with the warehouse to get replacements for this week, but no status right now.

The impacted items are:

Action Comics #23.3 Lex Luthor
Aphrodite IX #5
Conan the Barbarian #20
Daredevil #31
Infinity #1 (of 6) 2nd Ptg Che
Six Gun Gorilla #4 (of 6)
Sonic Universe #56 Reg Cvr
Star Wars #1 (of 8) Lucas Draf
Superman #23.3 Hel
Ten Grand #2 Cvr A Templesmith
Ultimate Comics X-Men #31
Uncanny X-Men #12
Venom #41

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WoW Helping or Hurting the Industry?

The New York Times has an interesting story about the success of World of Warcraft, and whether it is hurting or helping the gaming industry; this goes along with an earlier post on an article from CNN. From the Times article: ‘WoW is now the 800-pound gorilla in the room. I think it also applies to the single-player games. If some kid is paying $15 a month on top of the initial $50 investment and is devoting so many hours a week to it, are they really going to go out and buy the next Need for Speed or whatever? There is a real fear that this game, with its incredible time investment, will really cut into game-buying across the industry.’ What is the Slashdot opinion on World of Warcraft’s impact on the gaming industry?
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King Kong E3 2005 Hands-On

Ubisoft is giving gamers a demo of this movie-licensed action game at its E3 2005 booth. We were there to see the gigantic gorilla ourselves, and even took the demo for a spin.gamespot.com

Google Muscles Into Microsoft’s Turf (AP)

AP – Not too long ago, Google Inc. seemed little more than a pesky insect to Microsoft Corp.’s 800-pound gorilla. No more. As Google rapidly rolls out new products, the company best known for its wildly popular search engine is muscling into the software giant’s turf, including its stronghold: the computer desktop.yahoo.com

Google Muscles Into Microsoft’s Turf (AP)

AP – Not too long ago, Google Inc. seemed little more than a pesky insect to Microsoft Corp.’s 800-pound gorilla. No more. As Google rapidly rolls out new products, the company best known for its wildly popular search engine is muscling into the software giant’s turf, including its stronghold: the computer desktop.yahoo.com