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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.

Massively's getting a makeover!
Massively is joining WoW Insider in becoming closer with our flagship blog, Joystiq. Head over to Massively and check out their sweet changes and additions.
GamersFirst to resurrect APB: Reloaded as a free-to-play title
The saga of All Points Bulletin has become one of the dominating MMO stories of 2010, with its buggy launch, premature shutdown, hunt for a new owner, and rescue by free-to-play publisher GamersFirst last week. GamersFirst has officially announced that APB will restart as a free-to-play MMO.
Final Fantasy XIV players get another free month of playtime
More than a month ago, Square-Enix announced that players of Final Fantasy XIV would be receiving an extension to the free trial period of the game, citing that the game was not as polished as originally hoped and it was only fair not to bill for a cycle. This month, another 30 days of free time are being granted to all players.

EVE gambling website SOMER.Blink is the target of 125 billion ISK theft
In EVE, theft and piracy are part of the game, and players have to make a conscious effort not to put themselves at risk. Trust the wrong person with access to your assets or let your guard down, and you might regret it. That lesson was learned the hard way by EVE gambling website SOMER.Blink, as last night, it became the target of a 125 billion ISK theft.
LOTRO: Rise of Isengard is coming!
Lord of the Rings Online enters the era of The Two Towers with the game's upcoming expansion, Rise of Isengard. Head over to Massively to hear about all of the new content and features that will be incoming for LOTRO players.
G-Star 2010: Hands-on with Blade & Soul
Massively's Editor-in-Chief Shawn Schuster was able to sit down and play Blade & Soul's first playable demo this past week. Blade & Soul is NCSoft's upcoming high-action martial arts MMO. Medieval Korean history? Slick cinematics? Minimal grind? What's not to love?
Vindictus entices players with a dynamic new trailer
Vindictus, the first real-physics-based MMO, launched as a free-to-play title just a few weeks ago. This past week they released a new trailer previewing some gameplay overlaid with a narrator describing the basic story of the world. Go forth and watch, heroes!

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