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Week in Review: Modern marvel


At the end of every week, we round up the best and most popular news stories, exclusive features, and insightful columns published on Massively and then present them all in one convenient place. Miss a big MMO or WoW Insider story last week? You've come to the right post.

This week, Marvel and Gazillion pulled the wraps off incoming Marvel Universe Online, stunning fans with two revelations: that the game will be free-to-play and that gamers will slip into the shoes of existing, iconic Marvel characters rather than design their own. No matter which side of the relevant arguments we cleave to, we sure weren't expecting that!

Meanwhile, Sony Online Entertainment continued its struggle to repair its network and its reputation after hackers compromised an estimated 77 million PlayStation accounts, though it appears gamers' credit card details were spared.

Past the cut, we'll deliver a roundup of this week's other top MMO stories.

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