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General : Editorial: MM Oh My Gosh!

Posted Jun 22, 2006 by Jon Wood

Today, presents a new Editorial. This one shows off the quick wit and dry humor of writer, Robert Fitzgerald as he discusses the idea of innovations in MMORPGs. Robert doesn't pull punches in this one as he takes a look beyond the cookie-cutter MMO:


It's alright, you can say it out loud. The MMO market has become much the same as the empty dance floor. Everyday we are flooded with new and "innovative" ideas with which we can get our grooves on and we don't take the chance. We find ourselves heading to the crowded dance floors of the tried and true titles such as World of Warcraft and Everquest II. While these games offer few new features (server queues are not a feature) and stay the course of time tested formulas. It's like dancing to re-mixes of the same old songs over and over again. Sitting on the fringe are titles that have truly taken a step in a different direction and attempt to offer features never before attempted in MMO's. The life of these titles is shorter than a Dixie Chicks concert in Texas, over before it starts.

You can read the article, here.

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