now, the sci-fi genre has seen limited success in the MMO
industry, while fantasy has clearly flourished. In his latest daydream
journey into outer space, Reuben “Sardu” Waters
takes a closer look at this phenomenon, while also suggesting some
notable sci-fi IPs that could very well turn the tide in
sci-fi’s favor in the genre wars.
Scanning over the
growing list of sci-fi MMOs in development,
it’s hard to ignore the one-two punch of href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/taxonomy/term/1422"
target="_blank"> style="font-style: italic;">Star Wars: The Old
target="_blank"> style="font-style: italic;">Star Trek Online.
If any IPs have the potential to
assimilate a massive following that shatters the bonds previously
holding the genre back, it would be these two. That said, there are
other promising titles on my radar that I fully expect will knock
people’s collective +2 Socks of Socking off. I could wax
poetic about upcoming titles such as href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/taxonomy/term/306"
target="_blank"> style="font-style: italic;">Jumpgate Evolution
cyborg cows come home to recharge their batteries.
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