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MMO Roundup: Last week on Massively

Alex Ziebart

Sometimes you'd like to know that there are other MMOs out there, right? It's not all WoW, all the time! Our sister site Massively can provide you with everything you need to know about all of the other MMOs around: past, present and future.

Bioware unveils a SWTOR multiplayer combat video
Bioware has finally given us a taste of what that multiplayer action feels like. In this first-glimpse video Dallas Dickinson, the Director of Production, examines the core roles for SWTOR group missions. Dickinson explains the possible functions each class can have with hints that each class does not have to serve the same role in every battle.
More details on Going Rogue from the latest City of Heroes Q&A session
Although it took a bit of back-and-forth to get moving, the most recent batch of questions for the City of Heroes team has been answered, and with it comes several new pieces of information on the fast-approaching Going Rogue expansion.
Massively Speaking Episode 105
Massively Speaking returns to the news this week as Shawn is joined by LotRO columnist and news blogger extraordinaire Justin Olivetti, aka Syp. Discussion includes APB's launch day, Fallout Online, DDO Update 5, Global Agenda going F2P and much more.

Guild Wars 2 interview talks dungeons, racial abilities, and more
A recent interview with the Guild Wars 2 team tackled a number of gameplay aspects such as group sizes and the effects of racial abilities. Group sizes will be smaller than what is currently the norm for Guild Wars players and racial abilities may not be what you're expecting.
APB's Human Avatar brings character customization to real life
One of the standout features of All Points Bulletin is the character customization. You could easily treat character customization as a game in itself. Now you can do it in real life through this event from Realtime Worlds, picking and choosing real people with real features to later be created within the game's character creator.
Final Fantasy XIV announces launch date and pricing model
The speculation for Final Fantasy XIV's eager fanbase can finally come to an end. Square-Enix's hotly anticipated MMORPG has an official release date, and contrary to the expectations of many it's not at the absolute end of the year.

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