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MMO Roundup: Blizzard's new MMO, latest RIFT trailer 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.
Blizzard speaks (briefly) about new MMO plans
"To break the mold, sometimes you have to start over," says Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime. "We're really trying to leverage all the lessons we learned through the years. Some of which we were able to address in World of Warcraft and others that maybe because of the design decisions we've made, you just can't address. So we're kind of taking a step back with all that knowledge to make something that's completely new and fresh."
New RIFT trailer shows off dynamic invasions
RIFT developer Trion is preparing for the MMO's impending release and has released another trailer. This trailer (titled Cry Havoc) is composed entirely of in-game footage, highlights of zone-wide invasions from the game's last phase of closed beta.
The evolution of /dance
Who doesn't love a good /dance? Even the most serious of gamers needs to break down and /dance once in awhile. In this weeks' edition of The Perfect Ten, Massively breaks down the ten best dances in all of MMO gaming. Did any of World of Warcraft's dances make the list?
Massively's guide to Valentine's Day festivities
World of Warcraft isn't the only MMO where love is in the air. From Lord of the Rings Online to Free Realms to DC Universe Online, gamers are celebrating Valentine's Day all across gaming. Interested in how other games celebrate the holiday? Head over to Massively to find out.
Massively Speaking episode 134
Massively Speaking, Massively's MMO podcast, returns this week with possibly the largest collection of Massively writers ever! Hosts Shawn and Rubi are joined by Senior Editor Bree Royce, Contributing Editors Larry Everett and Brendan Drain, and Columnist Patrick Mackey to discuss the life and death of MMOs.
Massively's week in review
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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