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The Soapbox: A new mode of interaction

Video games are, by definition, an interactive medium. The entire point of playing a video game is that you get to explore the world, talk to the characters, slay the monsters, and reap the rewards. And you do all this with a keyboard and mouse or controller or futuristic headset or whatever....

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GDC 2011: Checking in with UTV True Games

Casual, colorful and comical: That's the effort that UTV True Games is putting into its growing portfolio of MMOs. From Faxion Online to Mytheon, UTV has quite a few things cooking on the stove, and we happily taste-tested new visuals and info from this year's Games Developer Conference. First...

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E308: Animal Crossing Wii adds MMOG elements, but not an MMO

While nobody is entirely surprised that Nintendo decided to bring Animal Crossing to the Wii, the concepts behind this new title are curious from our viewpoint. Animal Crossing: City Folk appears to be an interesting combination of Wii gaming and MMOG/virtual world elements. Sadly this does not...

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Massively's E3 Week Prediction Bingo

AoC is Huge! Firefly MMO News No BioWare MMO News MMOs the Future of PC Gaming Red 5 Announces Their Game Consoles are the Future of MMOs "We're not after WoW Numbers" Animal Crossing: the MMO ...

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WRUP: Pre-E3 edition

'Tis the week before E3, and all through the house... developers are announcing major cuts to their upcoming games? Sad news about Warhammer aside, it is Friday, and so it's time once again, readers, to ask what you're up to in the vast world of virtual worlds: What aRe yoU Playing? Those of us...

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Rumor: Nintendo to reveal Animal Crossing MMO at E3

The picture above comes from the latest edition of the UK Nintendo Power, and the tag line up in the corner says "It's been a while. It's time to revisit an old friend. How's your village doing these days?" Looks like news about the Animal Crossing MMO for the Wii is just around the corner. And...

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Shadowbane dev studio to create MMO for the Wii

Here's a weird Venn diagram for you: those of you who remember Shadowbane with fondness and also love the Nintendo Wii will be totally excited about this piece of news. Stray Bullet, the Austin, Texas MMO developer, have announced that they're working on a new MMO. At the same time, they've posted...

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Animal Crossing MMO for the Wii confirmed

Our good friends at Joystiq are reporting that Edge, a European gaming magazine, has confirmed that the next version of the realtime animal friends/life simulator Animal Crossing will be a "social networking MMO" for the Wii. This had been rumored before, and it really shouldn't be a surprise to...

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MMOs to get more massive, even mobile

As if our lives aren't dominated enough by raids, guild-runs, and the newest beta tests, it would appear that the next trend in MMO development is finding ways for games to reach you when you're away from the computer. At the recent Virtual Worlds Forum, business leaders have been salivating at...

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Animal Crossing MMO in development for the Wii?

Being both a console owner and an MMO nut can be hard sometimes. The two exist such separate hemispheres that it's easy to forget that they're both part and parcel of that bigger thing we all do called gaming. But if the rumors being tossed around by Next-Gen hold water, the seemingly disparate...

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