Daily Archives: May 3, 2010

Jack Friedman Has Died

Jack Friedman, the founder of popular video game company THQ, and children’s toy company, Jakks Pacific has died at age 70.

Jack lead THQ until 1995, when he left to found and run Jakks Pacific. Jack retired from Jakks Pacific in March. With more than 50 years of toy industry experience, Mr. Friedman launched some of the most successful toys in history, including the first movie toys for E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial and was also a pioneer in the video game industry.

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[GMS 5th Anniversary] Game Update

The v.85 5th Anniversary update will be going live this Wednesday. The much-anticipated 5th Anniversary is here! We will be performing a routine network maintenance as well as our game update, Tuesday, May 4th, starting at 10PM. During this period, all games will be unavailable. Additionally web services may experience brief lapses of service. This maintenance will last approximately 13 hours.

<MapleStory Update>

Server :
All Servers

Pacific: Tuesday, May 4, 10:00 PM – Wednesday, May 5, 11:00 AM
Eastern: Wednesday, May 5, 1:00 AM – Wednesday, May 5, 2:00 PM

The following will be updated:
* Dragon Rider PQ <click here>
* Cake vs. Pie <click here>
* 5th Anniversary Events <click here>
* Cassandra’s Events
* Durability Items
* Welcome Back Event

The website will be available throughout the update.

Happy Mapling!

Apparently there’s nothing (much) more than what we saw in the previews.