MMO Week in Review: Wow what a slow MMO news week am I right

    
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Remember like a year ago when we found out there was gonna be a new Lord of the Rings Online MMORPG? Oh. No, that was last week. Bet you forgot about that too, what with WildStar getting its pink slip, Pearl Abyss buying CCP, Daybreak getting mega-investment from the dude who owns the LA Times, and THQ Nordic buying Project Copernicus.

Weird week to be an MMORPG fan, anyway. Read on for the very best of this week’s MMO news and opinions in the Massively Overpowered’s Week in Review!

THIS WEEK’S TOP STORIES
WildStar and Carbine are shutting down - NCsoft is axing Carbine, Kotaku reported this afternoon, which means the end of MMORPG WildStar. Here's the statement NCsoft gave to Kotaku. "Today, we are closing Carbine Studios and will…
EVE Evolved: How would you reboot EVE Online? - EVE Online has been pretty comfortable in its hardcore sci-fi MMO niche for over 15 years now, working its way through dozens of expansions and major updates to become the complex…
THIS WEEK’S CASTS & STREAMS
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Every week, get caught up on the MMO genre’s latest news and Massively OP’s best content in our MMO Week in Review! Want more roundups of content? Try Friday’s Betawatch for MMO testing highlights, Saturday’s Make My MMO for MMO crowdfunding updates, and Sunday’s The MOP Up, which mops up all the little bits of news we didn’t cover anywhere else.

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socontrariwise

Pirates of the Burning Sea developer Portalus is shutting down too I just saw …

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Utakata

The pink slip…that’s one thing that should not be pink. :(

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Denice J. Cook

Thank heaven for Massively, or I would never keep it all straight!