The ATO has every intention of taxing those who make real money by selling items, farming gold and so in MMOs such as Second Life and World of Warcraft. A spokesperson told the Sydney Morning Herald that 'if you are getting a monetary benefit then it's not treated any differently - normal rules apply. Your income will not be treated any differently than if you earned it working nine to five in an office.'
While the debate continues on the maliciousness of the adware / spyware capabilities of EA's newly released Battlefield 2142 game, it seems that Australian gamers and consumers have not been informed of its targeted in-game ad serving functionality like other BF 2142 buyers have around the world.
Manifesto Games: The revolution has begun and it?s coming to a computer near you!
For Immediate Release
New York, New York -- September 27th, 2006
I've been hunting around for things to watch on Google Video and I found this gem.
Submitted by Drew
Submitted by Joseph Lieberman
The 38 publications voting for the Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2006 are proud to announce this year's nominees. The committee has recognized 54 products from 20 different publishers.
Submitted by the Control Freaks Team
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