MMGN: Online components: the current “key” to success and popularity in games. Game developers are looking more and more into shipping titles with online functionality, allowing people to interact with others all over the world. Social interaction, combined with competition, are seemingly what everyone wants in their titles, with games like The Elder Scrolls and Neverwinter Nights getting their own online iterations. But what games promised success, ingenuity and popularity and instead crashed and burned? Let’s find out.