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Otherland : GDC 2012 Preview

Posted Mar 21, 2012 by Suzie Ford

Scifi + Tad Williams + online gaming = a cyberpunk's ultimate MMO and if our GDC 2012 preview of Otherland is any indication, this could be a golden game for fans. Read more of what we discovered about Otherland during GDC and then leave us your thoughts in the comments.

Our preview began on Lambda Mall, which is one of the three announced worlds in Otherland, alongside 8 Squared and Mars.  Lambda instantly reveals the cyberpunk atmosphere of Williams' series, and our previewers called the world a kind of "'Blade Runner' meets Coruscant" or "what it would be like to be in the Internet" (a terrifying proposition).  The comparisons are fair, as Lambda Mall is littered with AR-inspired neon signs, multi-layered city architecture and cybergoth sensibilities à la Deus Ex: Human Revolution, along with shops, clubs and pubs for you to explore.  You can enter class shops to build your characters from 2 genders, 3 races and a bunch of customization options, which you can change at any time from within the game, although Gamigo haven't settled on the daily limits for this feature just yet.

Read more of Som Pourfarzaneh's Otherland: GDC 2012 Preview.

Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom
 
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