There is one game in China that is swiftly closing the "WoW Gap" and approaching the billion dollars in revenue mark. Which game that is might surprise you. Check out The Free Zone and then leave your thoughts in the comments.
There’s no denying that World of Warcraft is a huge global success, so much so that the large majority of gamers here in North America probably take it for granted that Blizzard’s landmark game completely dwarfs everything else in the online category, both in number of players and revenue. However, while this was certainly true for a number of years, as we enter 2012, its lead does appear to have eroded considerably.
Read more of Richard Aihoshi's The Free Zone: Closing the Gap on WoW.