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SOE is closing four MMOs, including Free Realms

Sony Online Entertainment has confirmed the planned closure of four of its massively multiplayer online titles. Kotaku reports that Free Realms, Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes and Wizardry Online all face the chop so the company can focus its resources elsewhere. Free Realms, once a poster …

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F2P: Has F2P killed the subscription MMO?

If you listen to everything the media has to say on the MMO genre then you’d be led to believe it’s in a state of decline. The vast majority of games in the space are now turning F2P while only the market leaders maintain their subscription models. One example is …

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SOE MMO duo Planetside 2 and DC Universe Online heading to PS4

Two of Sony Online Entertainment’s MMO titles have been confirmed for PS4. Licensed superhero outing and existing PS3 titles DC Universe Online as well as the until-now PC only multiplayer shooter Planetside 2 are both scheduled for a release on Sony’s new machine. The MMO genre was once touted as …

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Free’s crowd: Using free-to-play to grow MMOs

Trion Worlds aims to reinvent the MMO space with each title, and is using free-to-play to attract a wider audience. James Batchelor finds out how this model will benefit titles like the online RPG? Rift and strategy game End of Nations. What are you doing to prepare for the launch …

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SOE confirms MMOs are go

Developer Sony Online Entertainment has confirmed that its networks are back online. Players of titles such as DC Universe Online, Free Realms and EverQuest can now access their games for the first time in nearly a month. "We are pleased to be back online and deeply apologise for the inconvenience …

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Brits spend £195m on MMOs

UK players of massively multiplayer online games spent 195m on them last year, a report has found. The Today’s Gamers MMO Focus Report also revealed that there are over four million MMO players in Britain, and that UK gamers spent more than any other European country on the genre last …

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Brits spend £200m on MMOs

British gamers spent 195m on MMO games last year, ahead of Germany and France, with 165m and 145m respectively, according to a new report. It also reveals that Brits spend an average 10.50 each month on Massively Multiplayer Online games such as World of Warcraft and EVE Online. For the …

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