Archive for the ‘Editorials’ Category

Rant: Customer Service Doesn’t Get Much Worse Than A Full Guild Suspension

As you read this, Daybreak Game Company is busy cleaning up the mess of another incident in a series of customer service missteps. This time it involves the unfair suspension of several hundred (sources place the figure at least 400 and possibly upwards of 600), in a guild-wide three day ban in retaliation for the […]

How ArcheAge’s Server Mergers Will Work

ArcheAge is getting closer to its planned server mergers, and Trion Worlds has dumped a massive amount of information on how the process will work. In total, twelve servers will be merged into six, divided equally between North American and European servers. For players on affected servers who do not wish to be part of […]

Neverwinter VIP: $10 A Month For $37 Worth Of Keys

Perfect World Entertainment has released details on an upcoming subscription system for Neverwinter. Dubbed VIP, the subscription plan acts as both a membership and running loyalty program at the same time in that it levels up the longer a player subscribes and offers more bonuses as the months progress. To top it off, you don’t […]

How Free Can You Be: RuneScape Revisited

How Free Can You Be is a series of columns that I started back in 2013 that never went anywhere, so it’s a concept that I’ve been sitting on for some time.¬†For the first entry, I’ll be looking at MMOs and how much of the game can be accessed without spending a dime. Most of […]

Trion Worlds Promises Defiance Announcement At Gamescom

Last week we reported that Trion Worlds had opened a thread on the Defiance official forums, requesting that people submit questions for an upcoming Q&A session. The results of the Q&A are available for viewing on the official website, nine questions and nine answers. When questioned on a roadmap for future content updates, Trion answered […]

[Column] Gamers Never Rejected “Art Games”

Let me just start by saying that I hate the premise of this article. Not because of the ideas within, but as a gamer who has spent the better part of the past ten years, if longer, trying to make the argument that video games are indeed art, when not pushing against the idea that […]

MMOments: Marvel Heroes Anniversary Achievements

Marvel Heroes is in the fourth week of its second anniversary, and that means if you haven’t already started working on the related achievements, you’re probably too late. If you haven’t been tuning into the ARPG these past few weeks, you missed out on a lot of free stuff. A random hero, Angel team up, […]

[Column] Bungie’s Latest Interview A Must Read

Destiny’s upcoming Taken King DLC is quickly becoming a PR disaster for Bungie who, considering their recent interview with Eurogamer, aren’t doing a whole lot to fix the situation. If you haven’t been following the situation, the Destiny community is up in arms over how Bungie plans to monetize the upcoming expansion. Taken King will […]

[Community] Trion Worlds Question & Non-Answer Session

  Developer Q&A’s are a great representation of why you should never allow an interview subject to cherry pick their own questions. With the exception of an exceptionally newsworthy answer, I’ve stopped covering developer Q&A’s here at MMO Fallout for a few reasons, not least of which being that they have a habit of wasting […]

Direct 2 Netflix Episode 3: Bad Asses on the Bayou

For those of you who don’t follow this website regularly, Direct 2 Netflix is a podcast project I’m working on with a few of my friends where we watch and talk about movies that came out this year and bypassed the theater (or at least were not widely released). As you know, I’ve talked about […]