Microsoft cancels its forthcoming Norse-mythology-based MMORPG.
Late today, Microsoft announced it has cancelled its forthcoming MMORPG game Mythica. In a short announcement on the official Mythica site, Microsoft Game Studios' Adam Waalkes said, "After careful evaluation of the MMORPG landscape, MGS has decided to stream-line its portfolio, making fewer investments in this genre." Presumably, this statement refers to the now-saturated MMORPG market and the competition Mythica would have faced with the concurrent releases of EverQuest II, Lineage II and World of Warcraft.
News source: GameSpot