The MMO Round-Up / Oct 24

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

BlizzCon 2010 happened this past week and a ton of notable news surrounding World of Warcraft seeped willingly out of the convention hall. Oh and some more of that here and over here.

Also during BlizzCon this week, Blizzard stated that their upcoming new MMO most likely won’t be announced until sometime in 2012.

Hi-Rez Studios announced that they are working on another MMO, Tribes Universe.

On the heels of Bethesda’s release of Fallout: New Vegas, Interplay announced that Fallout Online is slated for 2012 and is getting a beta too.

Lego Universe showed off a slew of launch goodies while nabbing a handful of awards from GIGA-Maus in Germany.

The planned server merges for Everquest II are set to begin in Nov.

38 Studios’ Curt Schilling talked business models and target audiences in a recent interview.

Adventurine put the kibosh on recent speculation of a Darkfall 2.

Paragon Studios showed off the new Origins Power Pack for City of Heroes with a trailer.

A new Q&A page cropped up on Final Fantasy XIV’s webpage describing in detail the game’s party system.

The new content update coming to Runes of Magic is set drop a more challenging dungeon encounter.

The new RvR dungeon for Warhammer Online was previewed this week.

City of Heroes released a new developer diary and discussed Going Rogue among many other things.

The Demonflame update was released for Champions Online.

Update 7 for Dungeons & Dragons Online was launched and brought with it a Halloween event.

En Masse launched a new website for TERA and adds a developer blog and some new class videos.

ArenaNet showed of a bunch of Guild Wars 2 concept art in a video slide show.

Zynga is being sued over privacy concerns surrounding FarmVille and Facebook.