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If you missed out on our whirlwind giveaway from the last set of Cities XL closed beta keys, you'll be pleased to hear that we're doing it again today. That's right, we're giving away another set of beta keys for the newest closed testing phase, and you have a chance to win! To participate, all yo...

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As the Cities XL closed beta continues to run strong, we got word that the beta's NDA has lifted [Edit: for press] and we can spill the beans on our first impressions of the game so far. Now, two very important points to be made here include the fact that this is not a review (MMO reviews are bad,...

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Massively Speaking Episode 58 returns this week as Shawn is joined once again by Contributing Editor Colin Brennan and they discuss everything from LotRO Book 8 to Aion and Cities XL beta impressions, and more! Have a comment for the podcasters? Shoot us an email to podcast AT massively DOT com. May...

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We first announced information on the upcoming Cities XL closed beta back in April, as readers were given the chance to participate in a special exclusive lottery promotion. Since then, many of you have shown interest in the game as we've continued to bring you the latest news and interviews about...

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Monte Cristo has just released a few new screenshots for their upcoming city-builder MMO, Cities XL. Of course, we've talked about Cities XL in the past, including a few interviews with the team, and we're very excited to see the game progressing so well. With a closed beta coming soon, and a laun...

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Last week at E3, we had a chance to sit down with Alexandre Zambeaux, Marketing Director for Cities XL developer Monte Cristo Games, for some more info on the current state of the game, and what MMO gamers can expect from such a project. You may remember a pre-beta Q&A we did with the Monte Cr...

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I never played any of the numerous MUDs -- let alone DikuMUD -- back in the early nineties, and it's probably for the best, as my then youthful mind wouldn't have spared more than a few minutes to learn how they worked, let alone spend the necessary time to play them. We're talking pre-teen here, ...

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One of the most popular requests from Massively readers is more coverage for MMOs that break the traditional fantasy or sci-fi mold. How about an MMO based on city building and municipal management? Cities XL from Monte Cristo Multimedia is an upcoming MMO that not only breaks the mold, but it tak...

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As MMO gamers, we're fairly used to paying a certain amount of cash for our subscriptions -- the figure rarely wanders very far from the USD$15 a month mark. Usually you'll have either the $15-a-month setup, or a free-to-play game with costs to buy items or upgrade to a premium account. Speaking w...

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This week is the last one in 2008 that will likely have a lot of major gaming news but Big Download still has lots of plans to cover the past year and looking ahead to 2009 in the next several days. In the meantime let's look at the highlights from the past week: Exclusive features Contests: W...

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