Over the past week, we’ve seen significant launches from local games companies. On September 9th, Turbine launched their free-to-play premium MMO Dungeons & Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited and Harmonix launched the highly anticipated The Beatles: Rock Band. In addition, game community portal gamerDNA.com recently unveiled a major upgrade to their site. Here are just a few media outlets that have been buzzing about this news:

Westwood-based Turbine, Inc. has announced the company’s entrance into the free-to-play market with the unveiling of Dungeons & Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited (DDO Unlimited), making this award-winning game the world’s first free-to-play MMO to offer the quality graphics and robust features previously only available in premium subscription based games.

For more information, visit the new game website http://www.ddo.com or check out IGN.com’s feature article about the announcement. Mass High Tech, Boston.com, and Gamasutra have also posted stories related to the news.