Archive for the ‘Editorials’ Category

[Column] RuneScape Pride Day Provokes Bigoted Backlash

This Thursday sees the launch of a mini-event in RuneScape, something that given its scope and scale probably shouldn’t elicit much more than an “oh okay,” or a “that’s neat” at the peak of emotion. Jagex is adding in a rainbow scarf, obtained through finding a small number of rainbow fragments hidden all over the […]

Banned Steam Seller Is Back, Threatening Steam Users

Gennady Guryanov Alekseevich shouldn’t be selling games on Steam, he was banished from the service in April when Valve discovered that he was using Steam accounts to boost the reviews of his games. In fact, his entire library of games was destroyed: Zi, Julai, and K-Rolik. Secret Doctrine is a game developed by Luma14Kulan, the alias […]

Greenlight Fraudsters: MechDefender Scams Greenlight Bundle

MechDefender is a recently released game by developer Elite Games Ltd, Vadim Starygin, and one that currently has zero concurrent players, a factor that probably won’t change much so long as Elite Games refuses to give keys to the customers who purchased them. You see, MechDefender was partnered with the OtakuMaker Greenlight Bundle, a Steam bundle where […]

Albion Answers: Cool Drops When Everything Is Player Crafted

Sandbox MMOs have always had a rough time answering what sounds like a simple question: How do you balance drops in a game that is supposed to be driven by player crafting? For Albion Online, the answer is simple, you just make the drops player-crafted. The Black Market doesn’t work like a normal NPC merchant, […]

[Video] Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood’s Opening Theme

Even if you’re not a fan of Final Fantasy, it’s hard to deny that the series has always had a beautiful soundtrack. With Stormblood coming very soon, Square Enix has released Revolutions, the theme song of the expansion. Check it out embedded above.

Early Access Fraudsters: Shady Developer Lord Kres Is Still Shady

(Editor’s Note: You may notice that this article makes no use of screenshots from the game Voxelized and only utilizes third party Youtube videos. This is rare, but we do it to mitigate any potential frivolous take down requests being sent to our host over use of copyrighted material. Enjoy.) Steam Developer Lord Kres is […]

[Video] Elder Scrolls Online: Assassins and the Great Houses

The next Elder Scrolls Online expansion, Morrowind, hits stores soon. For now, enjoy the latest trailer showcasing assassins and the various great houses of Morrowind. In case you missed it, Morrowind is set for release on June 6. Those who pre-order will receive early access set to begin soon on May 22. Find out more […]

Nexon Acquires Unannounced Game

Nexon has acquired the worldwide publishing rights for the first born video game of First Strike, which may lead to some MMO Fallout readers asking “well what’s the game?” Patience, my children, as the game hasn’t been announced yet. Formed last year, First Strike is a new on the scene developer composed of developers from […]

[Video] “No Vagina Losses,” Streamer Before Losing To Female Team

The above video, provided for your viewing pleasure, involves a Halo 5 streamer who enters into a capture the flag match with his team only to discover that his group has been matched with four female players. “We’re not losing to vaginas,” he says, before promptly losing to said team. “Bro, oh my god bro, […]

[Video] Kill Your eSports Career In 60 Seconds Or Less

(Video warning: Very loud, NSFW language) How do you end your eSports career in less than the time it takes to order a Little Caesar’s Pizza? If you want the answer to this question, imagine the video above as something of a tutorial. Matt “Dellor” Vaughn, formerly of Toronto eSports, has left the scene after a mid-game […]