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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.

A World of Warcraft player's guide to Final Fantasy XIV
Are you a World of Warcraft veteran ready to take a break from the indomitable behemoth of the MMO scene? Are you looking to step out of Azeroth and into Final Fantasy XIV's Eorzea? There are some things you should know. This guide is for you.
Fallout Online hints at The Church of Harold
The new Fallout MMORPG is such a closely guarded secret that we know next to nothing about the game itself. Interplay is wisely putting the uncertainty surrounding the title to effective marketing use, with the latest example being a cryptic "Church of Harold" advertisement that recently surfaced on the company's website.
Realtime Worlds announces the closure of APB
APB Community Officer Ben Bateman broke the news early last week: "APB has been a fantastic journey, but unfortunately that journey has come to a premature end. Today we are sad to announce that despite everyone's best efforts to keep the service running, APB is coming to a close."

RIFT reveal: The Kelari race
If the thought of edgy rebel elves who channel magic into machines makes your ears perk up, then you're going to love the Kelari. They're not just the stereotypical "dark elves" that many fantasy games boast, but instead, they carry with them the same genre twist that RIFT is becoming known for creating.
Phantasy Star Online 2 announced at the Tokyo Game Show
Phantasy Star Online is dead -- long live Phantasy Star Online 2! Sega recently announced the sequel to the hit MMO during a livestream event at the Tokyo Game Show. Slated for release in 2011, PSO2's unveiling was a surprise to just about everyone.
Pirates of the Burning Sea to go F2P with next expansion
Having just cranked out the shiny new expansion Power & Prestige for Pirates of the Burning Sea, the team at Flying Lab Software has opted to set a course for another uncharted destination -- the free-to-play waters! Indeed, it appears that the company has been planning this move since the tail end of last year, and what's more, it has already coded in the free-to-play elements, currently in testing.
The Bible Online set for European launch
The Bible Online has been through a few phases of beta testing since the game's introduction at the end of August, and its popularity has been increasing. The first round of beta testing had over 2,500 participants, and the Bible Online forums have been increasingly active. The developers seem happy with the results, because they have declared the game nearly ready for launch in Europe.
Clone Wars Adventures launches with new trailer
Clone Wars Adventures has been in open beta for a little while now, and the big day has arrived. Sony Online Entertainment launched the free-to-play game late last week in tandem with an exciting new trailer entitled "War Reels."

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