The new-old Lord of the Rings Online team at Standing Stone worked the gaming press corps this week, sprinkling reveals like candy at a Mardi Gras parade as they went. Topping the list is info MOP's Justin Olivetti acquired: Not only are new character models for the game confirmed (not just a wish-list item!), High Elves are coming to the game. Huh. Plus housing is due for updates in the very next patch.
Meanwhile, MOP's Andrew Ross penned a detailed research piece on whether lockboxes and their associated business mode trappings legally constitute gambling.
Read on for the very best of this week's MMO news and opinions.