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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.

World of Warcraft will reign for another 20 years, according to industry analysts
With all of the recent focus on World of Warcraft following its latest expansion, it's no surprise that the industry leader is at the center of another round of "What will topple WoW?" discussions. In an article on Eurogamer, industry analysts and developers lend their thoughts as to what made World of Warcraft so dang popular to begin with, and what it will take -- if anything -- for another game to beat its popularity.
Square Enix staff restructuring, seeking "new direction" for Final Fantasy XIV
Square Enix dropped a bomb on its fan base late last week with an announcement of a staff restructuring, a plan for a completely new direction for Final Fantasy XIV, and a delay of the PlayStation 3 version of the game.
The Old Republic video talks crew skills and PvP
BioWare has recently release a five-minute video of Star Wars: The Old Republic in-game footage. BioWare's Daniel Erickson explains the game's gathering, crafting, and mission components that make up crew skills, as well as the game's PvP system.

The Perfect Ten: MMO cataclysms
The notion of an in-game cataclysm is hardly the sole domain of Activision-Blizzard; on the contrary, large-scale apocalypses pop up all the time in MMOs. After all, nothing grabs the attention like the end of the world (but hey, you still feel fine)!
EA puts faith in The Old Republic's lifespan and profits
With all the cries of doom and gloom against Star Wars: The Old Republic -- not to mention accusations of a wildly bloated production budget -- one may be led to believe that TOR will fail even before it sees the light of day. EA, on the other hand, is expressing a calm confidence in the game's potential longevity and financial success.
Week in Review: Cataclysmic
Don't let WoW Insider do all of the talking as far as Massively's best content of the week goes. The Massively staff themselves have picked out what they think is the best content their site has to offer in their own weekly roundup.

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