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RPG makers losing to MMO's?

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Date: May 30, 2007 - 08:50 AM
It appears the makers of computer RPG's are getting a bit touchy about losing market share to the MMO market. At least, that's what CVG gets from Feargus Urquhart:

"For instance," Urquhart explained in an interview to be published on CVG shortly, "it used to be fine to make an RPG that was just wandering around and hacking things up with the player having very little effect on the world around them. Why play that game now if you could just play a MMO?"

He believes it's key that developers of non-MMO RPGs look closely at what the genre offers over MMORPGs to ensure the RPG genre doesn't lose out to the increasingly popular massively multiplayer online world.

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