Our very own Karen Bryan was on the scene at Sony Online Entertainment's annual Fan Faire, rushing around like a frenzied kobold to snatch up all of the latest news and community reactions. Whether it was talking with a bearded female Dwarf about community relations, learning about exciting new downloadable content for DC Universe Online, or digesting the OMG-awesome-crazy EverQuest II news, she had our back. And now we all owe her a Wookiee life debt. Pay up!
Join us past the break for a glimpse into this week's other top MMO stories!
Lost Pages of Taborea: Comparing EVE's PLEX and PvP to RoM's
Jeremy thinks that these two titles couldn't be more different -- nor more similar.
Not So Massively Extra: Our impressions of Rise of Immortals
Brendan, Patrick and Matthew give RoI the ol' Massively rundown.
Final Fantasy XIV removing old penalties and adding a couple new ones
Goodbye Fatigue system! Don't let the door hit you on the way out!
RIFT's first State of the Game address floods players with news of the future
Trion opens up about future PvP and PvE plans for the popular title.
Firefall's Mark Kern changes the perception of free-to-play
F2P and AAA titles go hand-in-hand, says this dev.
Kitsu Saga closing down
Aeria Games gives up the ghost.
Masthead releases first Earthrise expansion, reactivates old accounts
A mega-patch or an honest-to-God expansion? You decide!
The Secret World designers talk optimal builds, travel, and more
Hollow earth theory never seemed so attractive.
Black Prophecy North American launch day round-up
Pigs... in... spaaaaaace! Also, you.
Hyperspace Beacon: Expecting a living world
How closed -- or open -- will The Old Republic's world be?
MMObility: My iPhone versus my Android
When two mobile smartphone platforms duke it out, there's going to be a lot of collateral damage.
Allods Online's Rise of the Gods patch now live
Allods' reincarnation system hits the big time.
Prime: Battle for Dominus releases new game info
Pitchblack's sci-fi PvP MMO is definitely one to watch.
SWTOR Studio Insider dives into opening cinematics
Check out how TOR's opening cinematics were made!
Ask the Devs Round 11 answers your healing questions
Healers take center stage in this Q&A session.
Honor compensation date announced for recent PVP gear debacle
Blizzard makes good on July 19th