The Upcoming MMO/MMORPG Thread

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  1. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator Super Mod News Staff

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    I wanted to make a thread for those of us who play MMO/MMORPG's because, frankly, I'm sick of World of Warcraft and am looking forward to some of the games coming out. That being said, it's time to list some games!

    AION
    Home | Aion™ Fantasy MMORPG
    (Release 09/22/09)

    Champions
    Champions Online Official Site
    (Release 09/02/09)

    DC Universe Online
    http://dcuo.station.sony.com/
    (Release Unknown)

    Final Fantasy XIV
    http://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/
    (Release 2010)

    Marvel Universe Online
    No official website. Possibly dead
    No release date, no official website

    Star Trek Online
    http://www.startrekonline.com/
    (Release Unknown, game not even in Alpha testing yet)

    Star Wars Old Republic
    Star Wars: The Old Republic
    (Release 2010)

    Unknown MMO/MMORPG (Blizzard)
    Blizzard Entertainment
    (Release 2011)


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    I'm looking forward to AION (Korean hack and slash, but looks fun and beautiful, as well as Champions).
     
  2. McBradders

    McBradders James Franco Club! Moderator

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    Gunning hard for Old Republic and will probably be playing Champions in the meantime.

    Champions is a bit of a confusing mess at present, I never felt this overwhelmed with Warcraft and that was my first loot-based MMO I touched.

    Weird.
     
  3. The_Bardock

    The_Bardock ****** of the Minicons

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    Don't forget Star Trek Online
     
  4. Darkfall

    Darkfall Savior of Shadows

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    I'll probably at least give FFXIX a try next year.
     
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    DC Universe is the only one I plan on Playing. I love the DC universe and I love that I can jump in, do a caper, and then log off. No EXP grinding, and the game is partially an action game so that removed sell-your-first-born RPG element saves me from losing myself too much, like I did with EQ and FF11. :D 

    Definitely not forgetting about that one. If it's not too time-demanding and runs on my laptop, I'll get it.
     
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    Champions Online is just about the only one I'm interested in at the moment. But even then I'm real leary of it. Not because of the game itself, but because of who is in charge of it: Jack Emmert.

    Anyone who's ever played City of Heroes back in the early days and on(until Cryptic left), knows how freaking nerf happy Jack can get. He was the one that pretty much castrated Tankers in that game. So I fear for what could happen with Champions with Jack in charge.
     
  7. Primus

    Primus Beware, the modelers. Veteran

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    I'm looking forward to ST:O and SW:TOR. Haven't played WoW in about a month. Don't really have any desire to. I either need to play or cancel my account though.
     
  8. Triple Melter

    Triple Melter come on fhqwhgads

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    No mention of APB?

    Following that one and SWTOR very closely and I'm not even a Star Wars fan.

    Following Global Agenda as well, that one looks fun.

    Also checking out Champions and will follow DCU and the Marvel one when they get closer to release.

    Star Trek... maybe.. not a fan at all but I'm interested enough to take a closer look when it comes out.

    I'm really waiting for the Warhammer 40K MMORPG which is probably still 3 years away, but if it's done right it could be the game to make me quit all others.
     
  9. Kickback

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    Updated with games people mentioned and their official websites.
     
  10. Zathras

    Zathras Vive le Quebec Libre

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    Will check out FFXIV and Star Trek Online. for some odd reason, DC Universe online doesnt appeal to me
     
  11. Kickback

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    FFVIX could be fun but only if the interface is PC friendly. If it's console friendly again, as in, it makes more sense to have a controller than a mouse, I'm not playing it, like I did with Final Fantasy XI.
     
  12. TreKain

    TreKain Made of Sterner Stuff TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'm still playing City of Heroes...looking forward to the big expansion (Going Rogue) coming out (next year?)

    But also looking forward to STO and SW:TOR

    From what I'm hearing (not saying im in the beta cause that would break NDA if i was)...but Champions Online is a big mess.
     
  13. McBradders

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    It's not that bad. It's different, and that's what I'm having difficulty with at present. I think the individual systems are too complex for what should be a more streamlined experience. The again it already shares so much with CoH it kinda has to be.
     
  14. Zathras

    Zathras Vive le Quebec Libre

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    Since it will be multi-platform (console and pc) there's a good chance it'll be geared more toward the controllers than a mouse and keyboard
     
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    DaggersRage Autistic bastard.

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    I've got my crosshairs focused on Jumpgate Evolution.
    http://www.jumpgateevolution.com/

    It's a space MMO where you pilot ships and stuff (real descriptive huh?). This is played more like an action/simulator game where you are piloting the ship instead of telling the ship commands on what to do. Some guys who have previewed this have compared it to the Wing Commander and Priavteer games. I've been trying to get into the beta but no such luck.
     
  16. Smasher

    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    I'm pretty much only interested in The Old Republic.
    Aion looks interesting -but not enough to purchase.

    I can't imagine the Champions is worse than Matrix Online was.
     
  17. mrhillz

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    I'll probably get into SW: TOR a few months after release.
     
  18. Kickback

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    Jumpgate Evolution? Isn't that going to be just another Eve Online?
     
  19. Dinobot Nuva

    Dinobot Nuva Johnny 3 Tears Veteran

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    Christchex where the heck is Lego Universe!? I'd also demand something from Huxley, but that game's development has killed all interest in it for me.
     
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    I'm still playing City of Heroes off and on. I might get The Old Republic.
     

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