The Secret World, will have a little more muscle behind it as EA revealed today it will co-publish the game.
EA's involvement is no doubt encouraging for those following the project, though it's not necessarily a guarantee of success. Over the past decade, the publisher has had a hand in plenty of MMO projects that quickly withered and died, including The Sims Online, Motor City Online, Earth and Beyond and Hellgate: London -- if you want to count that. one (We do.)
That said, we're rooting for The Secret World, if only so we never have to go through this sort of heartbreak again.