Betawatch: February 25 - March 2, 2012

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Betawatch makes its final farewells to Wakfu this week; the strategy-sandbox launched on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Rise of Dragonian Era aims to launch March 9th, RaiderZ plans to open its alpha test on March 14th, and Spirit Tales will begin closed beta on March 15th.

There's a bit of sad news for fans of Stellar Dawn and Dawntide; the development of both titles has been paused as their respective studios regroup.

Finally, we scored some hands-on time with pseudo-MMOs End of Nations and Blacklight: Retribution.

Enjoy the rest of this week's Betawatch roundup beyond the cut!

Open Beta Stage
MMOs that are in open beta -- sometimes permanently, if you know what I mean:
Closed Beta Stage
MMOs that are deep in closed beta and cloaked in some semblance of secrecy:
Alpha Stage
MMOs demonstrably in alpha with a scheduled beta test on the way:

Betawatch is Massively's weekly report on the latest MMO alphas, betas, and games still meandering toward an official launch. From ArcheAge to Zentia, it's covered here, complete with sign-up links so that you too can perform the unpaid quality-control work otherwise known as game testing. Drop us a comment if we've missed one!

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