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As living worlds, MMOs lend themselves to much more than just a simple shelf life. When they succeed, they can thrive; when they lose, they can lose it all. But some MMOs are returning from the dead lately, whether through a new publisher, as with APB: Reloaded, or through a complete redesign, as...

October 17th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Disclaimer: The Soapbox column is entirely the opinion of this week's writer and does not necessarily reflect the views of Massively as a whole. If you're afraid of opinions other than your own, you might want to skip this column. The very first Soapbox was penned by our Editor-in-Chief Shawn Sc...

August 28th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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On June 29th, 2010, Realtime Worlds launched All Points Bulletin, an MMO that was highly anticipated for its character customization options, open-world "gang warfare" PvP, and similarity to the wildy popular Grand Theft Auto series of video games. In fact, the original APB's lead designer was Da...

December 6th 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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First impressions mean a lot, especially in our current blitz-quick consumerist culture. If a game can't win us over in the initial play session, then forget all of the man-hours poured into it and any of the content past that point -- we're through. MMO players are notorious for falling in and out...

May 1st 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments