No Copycats, Please
A Q&A with NCsoft Europe's Creative Director, Marc D'Souza, has been posted at developmag.com. As the European team builds from the ground up, their new game development philosophy is revealed. Don't look for a a rehashed MMOG from these folks.
I'm very much from the school of thought that says you build the experience from the ground up. Building from the ground up gives players an experience that is distinct from a pre-existing experience.