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MMO Roundup: Virtual crossing guards, DCUO's launch, and more

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.

Top 10 best non-traditional MMO fantasy races
Elves. Dwarves. Humans. Gnomes. Just about every fantasy MMO has the exact same stable of stock fantasy races. In this Top 10 list, Massively honors the races that break the mold and bring some originality back into the genre. Did any of World of Warcraft's races make the list? Find out!
UK government spends £2.8 million on road safety browser MMO
Children are generally far more interested in video games than in mundane things like crossing the road safety. You can almost understand why the UK's Department of Transport would have something like Code of Everand developed -- it's a browser-based game that's meant to help teach children proper road safety procedure.
DC Universe Online launch day coverage
Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's the launch of DC Universe Online! If you're interested in trying this game out, Massively has everything you need to know.
Item-swap controversy hits MapleStory Europe
Adding more fuel to the virtual goods vs. physical goods fire is this story from MapleStory Europe. During a sale on double experience cards, players noticed that Nexon had listed the 24-hour double experience card with an expiration time of 90 days instead of of 24 hours. Players flocked to the item shop in droves to take advantage of this amazing deal, and they weren't pleased with Nexon's inevitable response.
Massively Speaking episode 130: Talking RIFT with Scott Hartsman
Massively Speaking episode 130 brings you the week's latest MMO news with Shawn Schuster and Rubi Bayer, as well as an interview with Scott Hartsman and Cindy "Abigale" Bowens from Trion Worlds. New RIFT columnists Karen Bryan and Justin Olivetti join in on the questioning for what turns out to be a fun conversation.
Week in Review: Caped crusaders
Don't let WoW Insider do all of the talking when it comes to Massively's best content of the week. 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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