The MMO Round-Up / Sept 12

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

Red 5 Studios showed off their quasi-MMO Firefall, you can smell the Blizzard influence all over it.

Aion: Assault on Balaurea went live this week and brought with it a new trailer.

Lord of the Rings Online went free-to-play this week. So what are you waiting for then, it’s free after all.

Joining the ever growing ranks of quality free-to-play MMO games, Need for Speed World has gone free-to-play.

This week marked the beginning of the events leading up to World of Warcraft: Cataclysm as Operation: Gnomeragan and Zalazane Must Fall! went live.

This week also brought WoW the patch to the test realms that will prep the game’s content for the arrival of Cataclysm.

One clever EVE Online player scammed himself some 45,000 of the game’s currency, business as usual in the EVE universe.

Disney teen star Selena Gomez is making an appearance in the family friendly MMO Wizard 101.

Do you like free stuff? Of course you do! Then head over to DeviantArt and design CCP a new ship for EVE Online and win some free stuff!

With the game recently going free-to-play the media has been flying, and this Lord of the Rings Online commercial is quite entertaining.

The US and European servers for Lineage II have been merged down into a since server per-region. Sad news indeed.

Go to hell, or at least thats what the latest expansion for CABAL Online: Porto Inferno wants you to do.

There is a new dungeon coming soon to the Germany-based MMO Rune of Magic called Raksha Temple.

The latest edition of ask Cryptic hones in on the weekly episode content in Star Trek Online.

The September update for Final Fantasy XI went live this week.

Would you like to see what character customization looks like in Dynasty Warriors Online? Well ok then, go for it!