No one can deny that in the court of mass appeal, you're somehow laughable if you don't have WoW-like subscriber numbers. It's singularly tragic because a lot of good titles have little time to percolate upwards before the market moves on.
What's the solution? Maybe a little March Madness of our own. Some conversation starters on how to promote a healthier sense of competition in today's MMOG market in Loading... Bracket Busters.