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Fantasia enters Korean closed beta ... on cell phone

This might just be the beginning of the end for MMO fanatics. Sure, it's possible to whip out a laptop to play your favorite online game on the move, but with the upcoming Korean MMO Fantasia, it will be as simple as pulling your cell phone out of your pocket. Imagine your most boring work meeting,...

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The Worlds in Motion online atlas explores Moshi Monsters

The excellent Worlds in Motion site has an ongoing series of articles called "Online World Atlases", each detailing a virtual world off the beaten path. Past atlas entries have covered Club Penguin, Maple Story, Sherwood Dungeon, Puzzle Pirates, and Dungeon Runners. Last week editor Eric Caoili...

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DofusPOCKET to take over cellphones in June

DOFUS is set to jump into the MMO-wherever-you-go trend, with a recent press release from developer Ankama stating that a cellphone version of the game can be expected in June this year. Called DOFUSPocket, this edition of the game is being tested by a small group of players at the moment, but all...

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Tokyo content developer offers a mobile future for MMOs

Gamasutra just recently put up notes from a unique lecture given at this year's Game Developer's Conference. David Collier, president of the Japanese group Pikkle KK, offered up a Tokyo-focused vision of the future of MMOs. For millions of players in Asia, a series of casual flash games played...

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Mobile EVE Skill Planner is now mobile

Accessing EVE skills while away from the computer is a dream for many players out there, and with some recent developments, this dream is a little bit closer to being realized. The "Eve Mobile Skill Planner" by Jaabaa has been updated and now runs on phones, provided that they support MIDP 2.0 and...

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Aeria devolves with Stone Age 2

Aeria Games, providers of popular free-to-play MMOs Dream of Mirror Online, Last Chaos, Shaiya, and Twelve Sky, among others, continues its wild growth with a new game set in a fictional prehistoric time: Stone Age 2. A 2D, isometric view, similar to Dofus, is the milieu for this title, which will...

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The Daily Grind: Do MMOs belong on cellphones?

Author Michael Crichton's entire body of work can be summed up in the phrase 'Just because you can, doesn't mean you should'. Similarly, it might be possible to create an MMO that will operate on cellphones and be an interesting enough game to justify the cost of producing it, but why bother? Sure,...

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Blizzard founder talks about WoW mobile

The MTV Multiplayer site is a very reliable source for original games news reporting. Those MTV guys and gals are well connected, and last week they had the chance to chat with Blizzard co-founder Frank Pearce in the waning moments of the DICE event. Pearce delved into his pocket, pulled out his...

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Armada: Kingdoms, an MMMORPG

Is the world ready for an MMMORPG -- a Mobile Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game? Bloomsix, out of Amsterdam, is betting that it is. Coming in the second quarter of 2008, Armada: Kingdoms is an MMO to be played on your Java-enabled cellphone. According to their website, Bloomsix says the...

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Rumor: Blizzard working on a cell application for World of Warcraft?

Now that would be cool. It's just a rumour, but Pocket Gamer is reporting that Blizzard Entertainment may be working on a cellphone application for World of Warcraft players. They received this information from word on the ground at the Mobile Games Forum event this week, where several people seemed...

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