Archive for the ‘Editorials’ Category

Final Fantasy XV, Tomb Raider Drive Square Enix 9 Month Sales

Square Enix’s latest income report is out and the results are pretty positive. For the nine month fiscal period ending December 16, net sales amounted to 190 billion Yen, a 24.4% increase over the same period last year. Operating income meanwhile dropped nearly ten percent, although Square is expecting a positive outcome by the end […]

Homicide By Any Other Name: The Latest On The Romine Case

Here at MMO Fallout, the dead truly never stay down, and nothing says painstaking existence quite like the story of Digital Homicide and the lawsuit by James Romine against Jim Sterling. Those of you new to this discussion are going to have to read the archives, after going on two years of discussing what Digital Homicide […]

[NM] The Sorceress: Worthy of its Fake Awards?

Not too long ago I talked about The Sorceress, a game so good that it fraudulently touted itself as winning numerous awards and promptly banned anyone who dared to say otherwise. But how bad can a game be that, in a theoretical alternate universe, managed to take home best graphics, best atmosphere, best action, the […]

[NM] 10 Must Have Mods For Fallout New Vegas

Fallout: New Vegas was released in 2010 as the fourth game in the Fallout series and has been wildly popular ever since. Sure, there were a few bugs and glitches, but gamers and game reviewers have praised this title from the outset, helping it sell more than 12 million copies around the world. Now, almost […]

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 […]