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2010's Top Online Video Games

There’s big money in the world of online gaming – and not just in the obvious places. While Activision-Blizzard has had a lock on the large-scale multiplayer gaming crown for years, it’s now facing competitors it never counted on. And more are on the way.

Here’s a look at some of the most popular online games around today – as well as a few that are expected to make a big splash in the coming years.

By Chris Morris, Special to CNBC.com
Posted 26 March 2010

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