MMOments: RuneScape and Aura Quality of Life

My first reaction to this week’s RuneScape update was “this may be the thing that gets me playing regularly again.” If you asked me what my biggest gripe with RuneScape has been over the past four years, it’s the aura system. Auras are RuneScape’s temporary boons, they give bonuses to various parts of gameplay, and […]

MapleStory M Launches Globally This Year, Beta Available Now

MapleStory M is the mobile spinoff of the widely popular MMORPG MapleStory. The title has seen immense success since it launched in Korea back in 2016, the game quickly rose to the top of the charts with over two million downloads within the first two weeks. While the game doesn’t launch globally until later this […]

Trion Worlds Announces Rift Prime: Subscription Server for Spring

As surprising as it may be, Trion Worlds was once very much against the idea of Rift going free to play. Yes, that Trion Worlds, the one with the $100 weapon pack in Defiance, the one that has more than once had to apologize for stepping over the line with its monetization strategy for Rift. […]

In Plain English: Crytek V Cloud Imperium Games (and RSI)

1. Dismissal Sounds Unlikely Let’s start off at the same station and make a few things clear: Despite what is being tossed around on the internet, this case is not a slam dunk for either side (at least not evident from the statements being thrown back and forth). It is very likely that this case […]

[NM] Youtuber DalasReview Pulls Fur Fun From Steam After Game Flops

Youtuber Dalasreview has fully pulled his title Fur Fun from Steam barely ten months after a controversial release and virtually no response from the Steam market. Fur Fun began as a game attempting to obtain crowdfunding to produce a Banjo-Kazooie style game. When those crowdfunding attempts failed, popular Spanish Youtuber Dalasreview backed the game and […]

Chaturday: Gamer Grudges And The Horse Konami Road In On

Here at MMO Fallout, I often get asked a very simple question about game journalists, and whether or not members of this profession intentionally seek contrarian positions in order to goad people they already know don’t like them into responding, thus adding to their growing cache of victim bucks? You’d think so, given the current […]

Overwatch League Pro Suspended After Insulting Competitor In Post-Loss Stream

Before our match begins, we would like to issue this statement regarding @overwatchleague‘s decision to suspend @xQc. #burnblue pic.twitter.com/26ffHaPPEz — Dallas Fuel (@DallasFuel) January 20, 2018 (Original Story) Dallas Fuel has suspended one of its players, Felix “xQc” Lengyel after the player hurled an insult at a competitor on the Houston Outlaws after a match […]

Trion Worlds To Sunset Devilian Following Developer Abandonment

It’s a tale as old as time. Developer abandons property and leaves publisher with no avenue to fix game issues or develop further content, and game eventually shuts down due to lack of ability to support itself. In this case, Bluehole Ginno was in charge of handling the further development of Devilian promptly abandoned the […]

Epic Strikes Again: Sues Over Fortnite V-Buck Exploit

Since last October, Epic Games has launched at least six lawsuits against individuals creating or advertising cheats for Fortnite, and as of last week you can add another one to that list. Epic has filed another lawsuit in the Northern District of California court, this time against an individual Yash Gosai, over his advertising of […]

Paragon Might Be Unsustainable and Fortnite Killed It

There is no doubt that Epic Games has been drawing in the players and the money with the release of their PUBG-esque Fortnite Battle Royale. While Epic refuses to separate the two modes, it did recently announce that Fortnite had drawn in a combined forty million downloads. While Fortnite has been a runaway success, it […]

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