[Forbes] - Mike O'Brien, co-founder of ArenaNet and executive producer of Guild Wars 2, knows a lot about building successful online worlds. Before launching ArenaNet, O'Brien worked at Blizzard Entertainment on Battle.net, Diablo, StarCraft II and WarCraft.
[Newstalk ZB] - Associate professor Mike O'Brien addressed the crowd, saying the Budget sends a rather harsh message to young families. "The message it's sending really is that you're on your own, and secondly, at a risk of being a little over simplistic with it
[The Seattle Times] - Councilmember Mike O'Brien said the zoning change could allow more small groceries in areas of the city now devoid of healthful food. He said it also could provide a business corridor between light-rail stations along Martin Luther King Jr. Way South
[This is Kent] - Portfolio Holder for Community Safety and Customer Contact, Councillor Mike O'Brien said: "These events proved to be popular and offered the right balance of information and fun for dog owners and their pets. "I'm pleased that dog owners took advantage
[Coeur d'Alene Press] - Host Mike O'Brien, of Best Western Plus Coeur d'Alene Inn, cooked up the idea to raise money for the two food banks in our area, Post Falls and Community Action Partnership. All proceeds from the $10 taste-a-thon will benefit the agencies and help put
[Gameplorer.de] - Im Interview mit VentureBeat sprach ArenaNet-Gründer Mike O'Brien nun über dieses Bezahlmodell, Mikrotransaktionen und die Verkaufsziele. Als Guild Wars veröffentlicht wurde, schien die Idee, ein MMO ohne monatliche Abogebühren zu veröffentlichen
[NPR] - Members Rob Drake, Carlin Nicholson, Mike O'Brien and Neil Quin released their EP Sounds Like Zeus in 2009, and followed it with 2010's Say Us. Since then, the group has continued to tour with Collett, toured a bit with former bandmate Afie Jurvanen
[Conservative Home (blog)] - Councillors Brian Sweetland, Jo Gideon and Mike O'Brien performed well, but with Craig Mackinlay, an ex-ambassador, and an ex-head of the Police Federation winning through against them, in what was a very tight contest, the Kent PCC contest should
[WKZO] - KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- Democratic congressional candidate Mike O'Brien is ramping up his campaign. O'Brien says he wants to make a difference. "This country has been through a very trying period. We've been through periods this difficult and more
[Joystiq] - by Justin Olivetti on May 10th :30PM According to O'Brien, while the feedback from the event was quite positive, the team had to struggle with unexpected demand for the game. Even after the management temporarily turned off the ability for
[Joystiq] - by Justin Olivetti on May 22nd :00AM MMOs have to make money; that's a fact of life (and of business) ArenaNet President Mike O'Brien knows quite well. In an interview with VentureBeat, O'Brien explained how the studio is handling the
[Mashable] - Saturday Night Live cast member Jason Sudeikis presented Mike O'Brien the Webby for "Best Web/Host Personality." Seth Meyers and Mike O'Brien do an on-screen video segment for O'Brien's popular web interview series. The creator of Nyan Cat wins the
[Joystiq] th :30PM The Guild Wars 2 beta opened the weekend of April 27 to anyone who had pre-purchased the title, free from NDAs or embargoes, and "hundreds of thousands" of people signed on to test it out, ArenaNet president Mike O'Brien writes.
[Toledo Blade] - Former University of Toledo basketball coach Bob Nichols, right, with athletic director Mike O'Brien in THE BLADE Enlarge | Photo Reprints Former University of Toledo men's basketball coaching legend Bob Nichols will be inducted into the
[Toledo Blade] - I asked athletic director Mike O'Brien recently if UT would be interested in exploring other league options and, after he took time to measure his words carefully, the answer included a lot of read-between-the-lines stuff. "It's imperative that UT does
[Crosscut] - Though the candidates, particularly newcomer Brett Phillips, were well-versed in policy details, we're making Sahar Fathi, an aide to Seattle City Councilmember Mike O'Brien, the winner for convincing (skeptical) us that her emphasis on racial justice
[Papermag] - Watch Mike O'Brien (sporting an unfortunate new moustache) interview -- and "act little make-em-ups" -- with Tina Fey in his latest 7 Minutes in Heaven episode. 5. There are baby tigers the Lower East Side! More specifically, on view at Ramiken
[MLive.com] - The decision to send this has given ammunition to Jack Hoogendyk, his Republican primary opponent, and to Mike O'Brien, the Democrat who will face the winner of the primary in the general election. Both have called the mailing a waste of taxpayer
[WHTC] - Meanwhile incumbent Congressman Fred Upton has a primary battle ahead with former state lawmaker Jack Hoogendyk, with the winner going on to meet Democrat Mike O'Brien of Douglas in November; first-term Congressman Bill Huizenga of Zeeland has no
[KOMO News] - City council member Mike O'Brien has also give Amazon kudos for the project. "Frankly, I think Amazon's picked a very smart site," O'Brien said. "It's very well served by transit; the streetcar goes right in front of their door.