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MMO Roundup: Diablo 3 leaks, Fallen Earth F2P, 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.

Diablo 3's beta leaks
An ex-employee at Blizzard allegedly leaked footage and screenshots of the beta client this week, giving us a brief first look at character creation and the login system, along with another look at the game in action. Head over to Massively for the video to get a sneak peek at the current state of the Diablo 3 friends and family beta that will undoubtedly soon open to the public.
SWTOR launch date hinges on fan beta reaction
Speculation about Star Wars The Old Republic's launch date is reaching a fever pitch lately, with fans hanging on every word from BioWare and Electronic Arts staffers and chomping at the bit to experience the title's September beta weekends. The latest release-related blurb comes courtesy of EA bigwig Frank Gibeau, who told CVG that while EA-BioWare does have a date in mind, fan reaction to the beta will ultimately tell the tale.
Fallen Earth set to go free-to-play on Oct. 12
GamersFirst has released a new dev blog announcing an Oct. 12 free-to-play conversion date for its post-apocalyptic MMO Fallen Earth, details of a "mostly-finalized structure of free accounts and Premium Subscriptions," and appreciation gifts for veterans.
Massively Speaking Episode 163
Massively Speaking, Massively's MMO podcast, is back this week with your hosts Shawn and Rubi bringing you the latest MMO news and word back from PAX Prime. Topics include Wurm Online's new PVE server, Star Wars Galaxies' player-driven ending, The Secret World's and Star Wars: The Old Republic's upcoming betas, and more!
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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