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Betawatch: January 7 - 13, 2012


This week in Betawatch, Red 5 Studios flashed its fiery temper at SOPA, temporarily shutting down the closed beta for upcoming MMO-shooter Firefall in protest over the internet-hampering legislation. Meanwhile, TERA has begun accepting applications for its closed beta test, the Wrath of Heroes MOBA has kicked off a closed beta weekend, and Mythos Global has been resurrected for the billionth time, this time with a new open beta beginning on February 2nd.

The full Betawatch roundup is tucked beyond the break.

Open Beta Stage
MMOs that are in open beta -- sometimes permanently, if you know what I mean:

Closed Beta Stage
MMOs that are deep in closed beta and cloaked in some semblance of secrecy:

Betawatch is Massively's weekly report on the latest MMO alphas, betas, and games still meandering toward an official launch. From ArcheAge to Toenail Clippings Online, it's covered here, complete with sign-up links so that you too can perform the unpaid quality-control work otherwise known as game testing. Drop us a comment if we've missed one!

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