The MMO Round-Up / July 11

The MMO Round-up captures the genre’s most notable happenings of the week in easy to consume, bite-sized portions.

Blizzard announced plans to use real names on their World of Warcraft and Starcraft II forums and subsequently canceled them after much community outpour.

Realtime Worlds is willing to make a console version of APB, but they’re going to need a partner to make that happen.

One single solitary piece of new concept art has been released for Fallout Online, we’ll take what we can get.

Project Offset might be gone, but the MMO being developed by Red 5 using Offset’s technology is still well and alive.

We reviewed APB this week, check it out.

Graphical updates coming soon to Pirates of the Burning Sea, matey!

The summer event called Festivult is under way for Dungeons & Dragons Online and goes until the end of the month.

NASA is making an MMO, but for now here’s a little taste of what that game will be like when the MMO part is added later.

Want to know how your guild stacks up to others? Well Dungeons & Dragons Online has added a guild leader board so you can keep tabs.

Eternal Earth droped a patch with updated character models inside.

CCP lays down the details for upcoming performance tweaks for EVE Online’s Tyrannis expansion.

The prelude to City of Heroes’ expansion Going Rogue is coming in the form of Issue 18 and includes a revisit to the Cathedral of Pain.

The US server merge for Vangaurd was completed this week, all of the game in the US is now on one server.

A boss killing event is coming to the wastelands of Fallen Earth.

Want everyone in Runes of Magic to know who your best friend is, or who your girlfriend is? Well now you can with the game’s new Partnership feature.

The Dungeons & Dragons Online auction house bug is now fixed.

If you like BioWare games, then Star Wars: The Old Republic is your dream game, according to them anyway.

A toilet bowl swimming pool was added to Free Realms’ store. Enough said.