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Rift leads the way, and other MMO news

May 25, 2011

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Trion, the company behind Rift, continue to impress with the news that the next major patch will include free character transfers. There’s two things about this that are brilliant. Firstly it is free, when many games (such as World of Warcraft) charge a fee for moving a character between servers (currently £15). Secondly it looks […]

At last! Social Games Outed as Not Social

May 25, 2011

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It’s been coming. And others have said it before (me for one, probably far too loudly and frequently for my colleagues liking), and now Greg Costikyan does so in this excellent article on gamasutra. Well worth reading. If you need to know what “social games” means in terms of general understanding, right now it means […]