Gamasutra is issuing a final reminder for interested professionals to comment on our latest "Question Of The Week" feature, a specific industry-related question to be answered by professional game developers and Gamasutra reader. This week's takes a look at the recent impressive numbers
for Blizzard's PC MMO World Of WarCraft
, and asks whether it can be seen in the context of a larger shift for MMOs.
The new question, which can be answered at the official Question Of The Week page
until the end of today, is: "Does the recent success of World Of WarCraft
indicate that this once primarily hardcore genre is now reaching the mainstream? If not, what needs to happen for MMOs to radically expand their market?"
The best responses will be compiled into an article to be published on the site tomorrow, and users can either respond publically, with their name and company specifically cited, or anonymize their answers if they wish.