The Ten Ton Hammer MMOG Decade Awards 2001-2010 - Page 9

Updated Sat, Apr 06, 2013 by B. de la Durantaye

The ballots are in, and the results have been tallied. We recently asked our Premium Members to vote on the Best MMO Game of the Decade, and we couldn't agree more with the choice. In fact, we had already discussed the Best Game of 2001-2010 prior to asking our readers, and were pleased, but not all together surprised, that they felt the same way we did.

There is no argument to be had that one game that launched this decade has had more success than any MMO previous or since. It has gained millions of players worldwide and has become the 'standard' of MMO gaming.

It should come as no surprise, and a well-earned achievement, the Best MMO Game of the Decade Award goes to none other than...

Best Game 2001-2010
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Blizzard Entertainment

World of Warcraft is undeniably the most played Western MMOG of all time. Boasting millions of subscribers, this behemoth has made a permanent mark on the MMO gaming space. A careful design of accessibility along with a sense of achievement and progression rocketed the game to the top of the list since its launch in 2004.

Six years later, the game community continues to grow. The recent launch of its newest expansion, Cataclysm, sold a record-breaking number of copies to earn its spot as the fastest selling PC game of all time - not just MMO games. In fact, the game is so well-known, that it is virtually impossible for anyone to have ever played an MMOG without knowing about WoW. If those numbers aren't enough, just ask any of the 35 million + characters in the game.

Whether you're a casual player who enjoys exploration, or a hard-core raider, chances are you'll find a place in World of Warcraft to keep you entertained.

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