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The post-apocalyptic massively multiplayer online game Fallen Earth has been getting more frequent mentions in the gaming press, earlier this month at Worlds in Motion and now at Italian gaming site Gamesource. Nolvadex from Gamesource recently caught up with Fallen Earth's lead designer Lee Hammock...

February 20th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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David Chang from Gamescampus has written a piece for Gamasutra which tackles the stigma that is "free to play" or F2P. Chang's "Opinion: Why We Need To Rebrand Free To Play" addresses the cynicism and perceptions of questionable quality that tends to surface in discussions about free-to-play games....

February 19th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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According to a recent interview at Worlds in Motion, Fallen Earth's lead designer Lee Hammock discusses everything we know about the game, and more. It could be considered a summary of features, all in one interview, yet there are still a few small exclusive tidbits of info. We get a brief summary...

February 6th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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By this time, you've probably heard about Cartoon Network's FusionFall MMO. We've given our extensive first impressions here, and it's managed to create its own little buzz already. How much of a buzz? How about 2.5 million accounts created during beta?So what makes a game like this so popular? Acc...

January 26th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're the type of person who turns your game music off, to listen to your favorite mp3s while gaming, then this post is not for you. Anyone who has bought a game soundtrack in the last 15 years is probably aware of the name Jeremy Soule. He has worked on such mega hits as Guild Wars, Oblivion,...

January 22nd 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The 2008 Worlds in Motion Summit schedule has been announced, along with a synopsis of this year's speeches and panels. The conference on virtual worlds and social gaming will be held on September 16th and 17th, during the Austin Game Developers Conference.Worlds in Motion bills the 2008 Summit as a...

July 20th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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It's full of hearts and the color pink. It frequently alludes to shopping and fabulous hair. It's AllGirlArcade.com, the casual gaming portal for -- you guessed it -- girls. The glitzy website and girly games are just the beginning, though. Fuel Industries (the Canadian company behind AllGirlArcade....

June 18th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Epic Games is apparently doing a good job selling and supporting its Unreal Engine 3 in the Korean market. Yet another developer has licensed the engine for an MMO project. This time it's T-Entertainment, which is working on a "space opera" MMO called L2. Wow, that sounds like the name of another K...

June 17th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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A Chicago-based company called Interzone Entertainment will be publishing a new soccer MMO in Brazil in the fourth quarter of this year. The game is called Interzone Futebol, and of course it will at first be in Portuguese. Interzone says it will translate the game for other markets shortly, though...

June 11th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Worlds in Motion recently covered events at the InterPlay Conference in San Francisco. InterPlay is devoted to social gaming, and is billed as 'the premier conference on the business of games on the Social Web.' Among the speakers at InterPlay were Charles Yong and Jing Chen, co-founders of Develope...

May 29th 2008 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Dizzywood is a Flash-based virtual world for kids, with a wide variety of environments to explore, ranging from Mayan-themed jungles to skateparks. Worlds in Motion took at in-depth look at Dizzywood and weighed in on how Dizzywood innovates, and how it flounders. The game is developed by Rocket Pap...

May 26th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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A study released by Gartner, a large research firm based in Connecticut, claims that 90% of all "business forays into virtual worlds" fail within 18 months.According to the study, most businesses focus too much on expensive and unnecessary technology such as powerful physics engines, and don't pay e...

May 17th 2008 at 7:00am 0 Comments