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With Guild Wars 2 in the offing, long-time Guild Wars fans have an interesting dilemma on their hands. Trading up is probably a foregone conclusion in most cases, but abandoning Guild Wars altogether may sting a bit if you've invested a lot of time and energy into the original incarnation of Tyri...

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It's June once more and E3 is again upon us. Several members of the Massively team have jetted off to cover the event and there's bound to be some fantastic announcement and this also includes MMOs. For the last couple of weeks the interweb has been abuzz with speculation that SOE might actually g...

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Sony Online Entertainment is in the market for a new lead game designer according to this Jobseeker post. The interesting thing about this particular job is that it's for a "New Flagship Project" Now, call us crazy but it's been a little while since EverQuest 2 came out and we know that SOE has no...

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Considering that Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley has already stated he expects half of their business to manifest on the PlayStation 3, it's a no-brainer that future as-of-yet announced titles are looking at a console release. Until today we didn't have a single clue as to what ga...

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At the ION '08 conference keynote, John Smedley hinted at another entry in SOE's long-running EverQuest franchise. Since EverQuest's 1999 release, the venerable fantasy game has been seen in such places as game consoles (EQ Online Adventures for the PS2), PDAs (The Pocket EverQuest trilogy for the...

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One of the biggest problems an MMO developer faces -- after successfully launching their game and achieving a healthy bases of subscribers -- is keeping their game fresh. In some cases, developers have attempted a sequel, but the problem with that lies in getting the player base to move over. Eve...

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Reading this recent interview with SOE's John Hayase got me thinking about something quite interesting. It all came from the simple question, "Can we speculate on an EQ3?" I read the answer, which was the expected 'speculate away' response and got to thinking about such a notion right away. EverQues...

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