Wizard101 Wins Big in Massive Online Gamer Reader’s Choice Awards

Wizard101 takes home multiple honors in Beckett Massive Online Gamer Reader’s Choice Awards

World of Warcraft, Star Trek Online, and Eve Online also snag trophies

DALLAS, TX (Jan. 5, 2011) – After nearly two months and thousands of entries, the winners of the Beckett Massive Online Gamer 2010 Reader’s Choice Awards, celebrating the best in massively multiplayer online gaming, have been announced. In a surprising turn of events, KingsIsle Entertainment’s family-friendly MMORPG, Wizard101, captured top honors in several categories, including Best MMO of 2010, a testament to its burgeoning fan base, which was announced at 10 million players in June 2010.  

A complete list of the winning games can be found in the Mar/Apr 2010 (#29) issue of Massive Online Gamer, in stores now, and is also reprinted below. Congratulations to this year’s winners!

Best MMO of 2010

Wizard101 (KingsIsle)

Best New MMO of 2010

Star Trek Online (Cryptic)

Best Fantasy MMO of 2010

World of Warcraft (Blizzard)

Best Non-Fantasy MMO of 2010

Eve Online (CCP Games)

Best Kid-Friendly/All-Ages MMO of 2010

Wizard101 (KingsIsle)

Best F2P MMO of 2010

Wizard101 (KingsIsle)

Best Online Console Game of 2010

Call of Duty: Black Ops (Activision)

Most-Anticipated MMO

Guild Wars 2 (NCSoft)

About Beckett Media LLC

Based in Dallas, Beckett Media LP is the leading publisher of gaming and sports collectible products in the U.S. Beckett also operates Beckett.com and www.MassiveOnlineGamer.com and is the premier publisher of gaming, entertainment, and sports collectibles magazines and books. Beckett, considered the world’s most trusted source in collecting, currently publishing more than 30 magazines.

About Beckett Massive Online Gamer

Beckett Massive Online Gamer is the premier print magazine covering massively multiplayer online games. Published six times a year, each issue includes news, strategies, tips, and exclusive codes that can be redeemed for in-game items. Massive Online Gamer can be found in over 50,000 retail locations, including Target, Wal-Mart, Barnes & Noble, Borders, Blockbuster, Toys ‘R’ Us, specialty comics and gaming shops, major grocery chains, and other mass-market, specialty, and hobby retailers.

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