Archive for the ‘Editorials’ Category

Final Fantasy XIV Free Weekend Coming

With the recent release of patch 2.5, Square Enix has announced another free weekend. Players with inactive accounts will be able to log in from January 30th until February 2nd. Who is eligible? Players who have previously purchased and registered FINAL FANTASY XIV and whose service account is set as inactive during the campaign period. […]

Column: Jagex, RuneScape, And Increasing Prices

When I was in school, RuneScape was always known as that little MMO that anyone could play. You didn’t need a powerful computer, not to mention it had a free to play mode in an era when most western MMOs carried a mandatory subscription. Add on to that the cheap price of membership, five bucks, […]

Satireday Headlines

Satiredays brings you all the headlines you missed because they aren’t real. This week’s episode is brought to you by Hardcore LLC and their upcoming MMO You Deserved This, where everyone will try to steal from you, including the billing department. Let’s check the headlines, shall we? Blizzard Admits WoW Was A Joke That Went Too […]

Diaries From H1Z1: The Apocalypse Cometh

Generations from now, humanity’s survivors will look back and wonder how did we fail? What caused the virus that wiped out 90% of the world’s population? Was it a plague, disease, or wrath of god? No. The fall of society came when Taylor Swift announced that she was retiring from music and would only release […]

[Column] Retro Gamer Stories

I blame my elementary school for shaping me into the nerd I am today. I am completely serious. To add some context to this article, I was just recently tuned into this company Man Crates, a company that sells gifts for men packed in crates that must be opened with a crowbar, themed around all kinds […]

Video: Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.5 Trailer

Patch 2.5 is set to be the last to drop before the launch of Final Fantasy XIV’s first expansion, Heavensward, and it will be split into three parts to better distribute the content. If you have ten minutes to spare, take a look at the trailer below to see what is coming in the first update […]

Reminder: Daewoo Is Not An Official Source

Daewoo Securities, a financial investment group in Korea, have released an earnings forecast for NCSoft that is throwing some of the community into a ruckus. The whole thing stems from the prediction that in Q3 2015, Guild Wars 2 will see a massive rise in sales thanks to an upcoming expansion launch. Here’s what you […]

Reminder: Tentative Schedule For Quarterly Releases

January is upon us, and that can only mean one thing: the 2014 fiscal year is ending and the 2015 fiscal year is beginning, well for most people. This year MMO Fallout plans on expanding our coverage of quarterly reports with even more analysis, so now is as good a time as any to show off […]

Frequently Asked: NCSoft

Frequently Asked is a new column relating to MMOs and common questions that I receive and see on other websites. If you have any questions of your own, feel free to drop a comment. 1. Why does NCSoft shut down everything? Short answer: money. The longer answer is that NCSoft has made a lot of risky investments that […]

World of Warcraft Mulling PLEX Item

Paying for your World of Warcraft subscription may soon become a thing of the past, as Blizzard has announced that they are considering a PLEX-like item to be introduced next year. The idea is to provide a way for hardcore players to pay for their subscription using in-game gold, while providing a safe method for […]