Archive for the ‘Editorials’ Category

The Exiled Hits Steam February 23rd

The Exiled is an upcoming game that promises to merge survival strategy with skill-based PVP combat, and the last time we covered the title was to point out how the developers plan on handling low server population during alpha. The good news is, we’ll be able to see just how well that works as the team […]

Video: World of Warcraft Patch 7.1.5 Survival Guide

World of Warcraft is implementing patch 7.1.5 and Blizzard wants you to know what to expect. You can check out the entire list of patch notes here, or watch the video above to get the gist of things. Putting it short, the patch contains more class balances to make each type more enjoyable, the return […]

Firefall Shut Down For 2 Weeks In December, Nobody Noticed

In my predictions for 2017, I said that Firefall would shut down and nobody would be surprised or really notice. What I didn’t realize was that Firefall had already shut down, for two weeks, back in December. And nobody outside of the community noticed. According to posts on the community forums, the servers first went […]

2017 Predictions for 2017: 2017 Edition, Part 2: Let’s Throw Everything at the Wall

Since I’ve managed to once again push the new year predictions until it’s actually the new year, it’s time to throw everything I have in the old portfolio onto the table and get it all out of the way at once. The World of Warcraft Nostalrius successor will become a huge item among its community, […]

[Video] Darkfall: Rise of Agon Delivers New Video

Darkfall: Rise of Agon has put out a new video detailing changes to the game as it continues through closed beta and heads toward early access. Notable changes include the removal of spell fizzles, frontloading skills, the addition of macros, and more. You can see the a pretty comprehensive view of the changes in the […]

Crowdfunding Fraudsters: Save Asheron’s Call Gofundme

It’s been a while. Crowdfunding Fraudsters is a recurring column here at MMO Fallout where I look at campaigns on Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and Gofundme that, in my opinion, need a good going over with a fine tooth comb. The use of the term fraudster does not imply malice, but rather the idea that the creator is […]

2016 Predictions For The Year 2017 Part 1

2016 is coming to a close and that means starting predictions for 2017. This is the part where you make notes of everything I say and then come around at the end of February to let me know that my predictions were wrong. 1. Hero’s Song Will Shut Down (Editor’s Note: About 20 minutes before […]

Snapshots: Captain America Arctic Costume

Today’s Snapshot is from Marvel Heroes, introducing a pretty awesome looking new costume for Captain America. The costume is currently available in the Marvel Heroes in-game store and can be bought with cash shop currency or likely found through the one in a billion costume drops.

Final Fantasy Starlight Festival

Final Fantasy XIV’s Starlight Festival is currently underway. It will run until 31st December and has introduced plenty of fun things for players to do over the holiday period. Players are going to be tasked with bringing holiday cheer and gifts to the kids of Eorzea. By doing so they will gain access to event […]

[Video] 11,000 Penguins Fight 4,000 Santa Clauses For Science

Epic Battle Simulator is an upcoming game that allows you to simulate epic battles, in case the name wasn’t obvious enough for you. To showcase their new rendering system, the crew stuck 11,000 penguins against 4,000 Santa Clauses. The results? Not many presents going out on Christmas this year, but the strong possibility of another […]