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As the games we play become more and more mainstream, they begin to appear in other places in our lives, literature, for instance. In her latest column, Genese Davis profiles nine new books based in and around the MMO genre. Read on and then let us know what you think in the comments.
Even though to us MMOs are an incredibly popular type of video game, a lot of my co-panelists and audience members were unfamiliar with the term MMORPG. Quite a few book industry big wigs asked me to describe recent MMO-themed novels published within the last decade. So, I set aside virtual reality-themed and older MMO-themed books like Enders Game, Snow Crash, and the Otherland series for a moment, to share the nine most recent novels that I’m familiar with. The following list describes all nine novels from 2004 to present that are explicitly about MMOs or incorporate MMOs heavily into the plot.
Read more Genese Davis: Nine Recent MMORPG Novels.