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MMO Week in Review: Crime and punishment in Elder Scrolls Online


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. If you missed a big MMO or WoW Insider story last week, you've come to the right post.

The Elder Scrolls Online enjoyed another big reveal week, this time from its throne at QuakeCon, as it launched on Steam and announced new zones as well as a new system for active world PvP and criminal justice that embraces players' compulsive kleptomania. Massively ESO expert Jef Reahard examined some of the proposed updates in his Tamriel Infinium column.

Read on for a look at the rest of this week's top MMO stories.


Guild Wars 2 has launched Entanglement
The true nature of Guild Wars 2's Sylvari

Star Citizen
Star Citizen's $48 million mark means a commercial for the Retaliator
Star Citizen and armchair speculation

Camelot Unchained
Camelot Unchained's use-based stat system will trade grind for immersion
Camelot Unchained isn't 'recreating WoW' with its magic system
Camelot Unchained will feature a customizable 'component combat' system
Camelot Unchained's UI powered by Chromium, community
Camelot Unchained plans a robust, anti-mule crafting economy
Camelot Unchained's territory control isn't just for uberguilds
Camelot Unchained emphasizes horizontal progression, won't rule out story

Other top MMO stories
ArcheAge begins beta with one million sign-ups
Why the second half of 2014 will be awesome for MMOs
WoW's Warlords of Draenor beta: A disappointing start
Report: SWTOR fourth biggest sub MMO, Elder Scrolls has over 770k subscribers
Warlords of Draenor encourages the return of free-form world PvP in Ashran
Destiny beta changes Dinklage's voice after criticism
Nerd Kingdom on Yogventures!'s implosion and the future of TUG
Motiga's new multiplayer game, Gigantic, is a MOBA
Firefall reintroduces its open-world PvP
Yoshida analyzes why Final Fantasy XIV's 2010 version failed
LotRO's Update 14 is now live
The basics of crafting a WildStar build

The Stream Team
The Stream Team: Visiting Vanguard before it's gone
The Stream Team: Seeking danger in Elite: Dangerous
The Stream Team: Building with water in Landmark
The Stream Team: The crafty side of life in ArcheAge

WoW Insider
Warlords of Draenor: New Hallow's End rewards in next beta build
The rise and fall of features in World of Warcraft
Leveling your WoW battle pets into a formidable pet army

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