Guild Wars 2 Launches Friend/Ships Campaign

This week marks the launch of ArenaNet’s Friend/Ships campaign for Guild Wars 2. For this campaign, ArenaNet is highlighting the stories of players who have forged real relationships through their mutual love of all things Guild Wars, but you don’t have to have met your special someone online to get in on the fun. For […]

Romance of the Three Kingdoms Hits Mobile: Pre-Register On iOS

Romance of the Three Kingdoms is a series of turn based RPGs that has been pushing out sequels since the first game hit the PC-88 way back in 1985 Japan, although western gamers may be more familiar with its spinoff series Dynasty Warriors. The next installment of this RPG is come to the west is […]

Valve Terminates Insel Games (Wild Buster) Over Fraudulent Reviews

Valve today announced the immediate termination of its dealings with Insel Games. According to the news post, Valve employees discovered that Insel was using accounts to post fake positive reviews for their titles. It has been recently reported on Reddit that the publisher for this game, Insel Games Ltd., have been attempting to manipulate the […]

Beta Perspective: RuneScape’s Mining/Smithing Beta

Mining & Smithing are widely regarded as extremely antiquated skills in RuneScape, as Jagex essentially filled out the skill without much future proofing. Both skills were released in 2001 and have received sporadic updates throughout the years to boost their usefulness, but it can hardly be argued that either skill has been left behind as […]

Chaturday: The Jack Thompson Reboot

This Chaturday I want to talk about Jack Thompson, because as we all know Hollywood and that means endless reboots and sequels of franchises, the kind we wish would have gone away after the last sequel flubbed in theaters. The Jack Thompson reboot comes nearly ten years after the film franchise ended what was an […]

Epic Games Ends Another Lawsuit With Permanent Injunction

Back in January, MMO Fallout reported on the latest lawsuit filed by Epic Games in the district of Northern California court. The lawsuit followed the similar pattern set forth by its predecessors, seeking permanent injunctions and utilizing the natural legal progression of a DMCA takedown notice against the defendant’s Youtube videos. This lawsuit, however, charged […]

NCSoft Reports Growth For Fourth Quarter 2017

NCSoft today released their fourth quarter results for 2017 and the company has posted increased earnings across the board over last year. Sales, profits, and income grew over 80% over the same period in 2016 fueled primarily by the company’s massive success in the mobile market and the launch of the latest expansion for Guild […]

Crowdfunding Fraudsters: Marvel Heroes and the Diploma Mill of Nostalgia

Fraudster: 2a:  a person who is not what he or she pretends to be :impostor; Despite all evidence to the contrary, I actually get a lot of criticism when it comes to Crowdfunding Fraudsters for apparently being too lenient on the subjects. I take a lot of time to carefully parse my statements so that we’re […]

Crowdfunding Update: Greed Monger Delivering Refunds To Backers

Greed Monger is a bit of a touchy subject here at MMO Fallout, considering it’s one of the few games that we outright refused to publicize should it ever reappear on Kickstarter, but we have some positive news on the game and its creator Jason Appleton. While Appleton may not have had much success creating […]

Counter Strike Co-Creator Arrested For Sexual Exploitation of Child

Seattle police this week arrested Jess A. Cliffe, co-creator of the video game Counter Strike, and are planning on charging him with sexual exploitation of a child. Valve has released a statement to Kotaku that Cliffe has been suspended until more details are made known. “We are still learning details of what actually happened. Reports […]

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