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Majority Rules?

Posted Jul 02, 2010 by Suzie Ford

Majority Rules?

In her latest Player Perspectives article, MMORPG.com's Jaime Skelton wonders how the MMO universe could expand. Whether through platform MMOs or more sports MMOs, Jaime believes the MMO industry can grow. Read on!

The MMO industry has long established a majority rule for fantasy. Role-playing games are what started this whole business, and so fantasy is the comfort zone, the cozy chair that many of us pull up to at the end of a long day. In recent years, however, the industry has taken a turn down niche streets, little suburbs away from the fantasy metropolis. Science fiction was a natural progression (visit any bookstore and see the lack of distinction between the two genres in fiction), but we've now turned to first- and third-person shooters set from crime-ridden cities to apocalyptic wastelands and sending superheroes off in spandex.

Read on to see if you agree with Jaime.

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

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