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Bad Press: No, NDTV, Civilization VI Isn’t Milking Its Users For Data

Civilization VI has become the latest Steam title to play victim to review bombing, and players are incredibly unhappy about recent changes to the game’s End User Licence Agreement. But are they correct in their conclusions? It doesn’t seem so. The gist of the controversy seems to be coming from this particular extension of the […]

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[Video] Skybound Releases Summoners War Animated Short

Today’s video comes to us from Com2Us, creators of mobile RPG Summoners War. To celebrate 100 million downloads and with the game’s continued success, Com2Us has partnered with Skybound Entertainment to produce several adaptations including an upcoming TV series. The animated short features a band of heroes seeking out a jewel of great power. Will […]

Whatever Happened To: The Earthrise Reboot

Earthrise was a sandbox MMORPG that some of you might vaguely recall from many, many years ago. It launched in 2011 under Masthead Studios and could best be described as an unmitigated disaster from the get go. The game just wasn’t good, it offered manual aiming but neither the server or client performance to pull […]

MMO Rant: Onigiri On Switch Is A Pathetic Mess

Sporting Playstation 1 graphics and Super Nintendo performance, Onigiri is the most pathetic thing that will release on the Nintendo Switch in 2018. Onigiri is such an offensively incompetent mess that I find it hard to believe that the game wasn’t made this bad on purpose, either as a method of intentionally driving a business […]

[Video] Mad World MMO Releases Latest Trailer

Developer Jandisoft has unveiled brand new footage of their upcoming title; Mad World. The trailer highlights a number of core features from PvE/PvP battles, resource gathering, skill progression, boss raiding, and more. Mad World is a 2D isometric MMORPG set in a post apocalyptic world with humans struggling to survive against the threat of extinction. […]

[NM] EA Fought the Law and the Law Won, Removing Loot Boxes

EA fought the law and the law won, at least that’s the lesson the company learned this week after going head to head with Belgian authorities regarding loot box sales for FIFA games. Those of you keeping score will recall that last April, the Belgian government criminalized certain loot box systems in video games, and […]

[Community] 2019: The Year In Which Walmart Messed Up My Soda Pre-Order

Want to hear a joke? I pre-ordered energy drinks. Want to hear a bigger joke? They botched it. Last month I talked about how Walmart partnered with Ubisoft and Mountain Dew to offer pre-orders for Mountain Dew Game Fuel, an energy drink that came out on store shelves this month. For $20 you could get […]

I’m Back! MMO Fallout Resuming Activity

How do you do, fellow gamers? Those of you who keep track of the MMO Fallout news feed are likely already aware that the website has been mostly silent for the past week, especially after my posts last Sunday about all of the topics I was planning on writing about. I was discussing on Twitter […]

Diaries From Guild Wars 2: It’s Time To Kill Kralkatorrik

“I don’t know.” (Editor’s note: Spoilers ahead for the latest Guild Wars 2 episode; All Or Nothing. If you don’t want the ending spoiled, stop reading now.) I don’t know. The final words spoken by The Commander as the screen fades to black and the latest episode in the Guild Wars 2 living story comes […]

[Video] Daybreak Game Company Discusses Weapons/Vehicles In Planetside Arena

A new video has released for the upcoming Battle Royale shooter Planetside Arena showcasing weapons and vehicles that will be available to players when the game launches on January 29. Senior Artist Chris Bishop and Senior Game Designer Troy Schram showcase weapons and upgrades as well as mobility and the role of vehicles. Planetside Arena […]

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