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One of the fastest growing types of online entertainment is massively multiplayer gaming, in which hundreds or even thousands of players interact in a persistent virtual world. Games that have been instrumental in defining the MMORPG genre include Ultima Online, Lineage, EverQuest, Dark Age of Camelot, and World of Warcraft. Over the years the concept of offering an online game world for vast numbers of players has been adapted to a wide variety of settings, themes, and game mechanics, with more on the way.
  1. MMORPG Basics
  2. World of Warcraft
  3. MMORPG Previews
  4. MMORPG Reviews

MMORPG Basics

What is a massively multiplayer game? What do you need to play one? What kinds of games are available? If you're new to playing MMORPGs, this section should answer the most obvious questions most people have about getting started in massively multiplayer gaming.

World of Warcraft

Released in late 2004, World of Warcraft quickly became the most popular MMORPG in North America, and along with its expansions, one of the fastest selling PC games of all time. WoW features an enormous, open game world, thousands of quests, imaginative artwork, competitive PvP, and some of the most complex boss battles in any game of this kind.

MMORPG Previews

Not sure which game you want to put your time and money into? The hype can be deceptive, so reviews, free trials, screenshots, and gameplay movies can all be helpful when choosing your next game.

MMORPG Reviews

Not sure which game you want to put your time and money into? The hype can be deceptive, so reviews, free trials, screenshots, and gameplay movies can all be helpful when choosing your next game.

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