Posts Tagged ‘Greenlight’

Greenlight Fraudsters: Asset-Flip Developer Dentola Studios Files Bogus Copyright Claim

Fraudster: 2a:  a person who is not what he or she pretends to be :impostor; Dentola Studios is a shady indie developer peddling premade Unity store projects and trying to sell them via Steam Greenlight. How do I know this for a fact? Because the photo above and the photo below are both the exact […]

Valve Kills Steam Greenlight, Implementing Steam Direct

Steam Greenlight, has been both applauded and derided, as a method for small developers to find a platform to make money and as an easily gamed portal through which Steam has turned into a dumping ground for Unity asset flips and actual money laundering schemes. On one hand, the change seems to be mostly cosmetic, […]

DigiHom Update: Some Clarification

To our readers, Last week, MMO Fallout published a piece titled “DigiHom Update: Tons of Games Disappear From Greenlight.” Since its publishing, we have received word from Digital Homicide over several inaccurate statements in the article. According to these statements, the games we noted that were removed from Greenlight were voluntarily removed and not by […]

DigiHom Update: Tons of Games Disappear From Greenlight

[Update: Several errors have been fixed or clarified in bold below. MMO Fallout apologizes for the inconvenience] Digital Homicide’s James Romine may be throwing a temper tantrum right now, and for good reason: Close to two dozen of his games have been removed from Steam. We’ve been covering Digital Homicide filling its Greenlight queue up […]

Heroes & Generals Boasts 8 Million Players

Heroes & Generals developer Reto-Moto is celebrating eight million registered players today as the flagship WW2 MMO celebrates its second anniversary. Initially launched in 2014, Heroes & Generals has been updated countless times in its tenure of early access. “Two years ago we were one of the first 10 games to be greenlit by the […]

Gems In The Greenlight Gutter: July 21st Edition

I’ve been meaning to start this column for quite a while now, and finally got around to figuring out what I wanted to call it. Gems in the Greenlight Gutter is a series of pieces I have planned looking at games that pop up in the Steam Greenlight list, with a twist. Rather than looking […]

[Video] The Rebel Is A Reminder of Greenlight’s Uselessness

Since we discussed The Rebel’s developer having a meltdown on Steam, I decided to take a look at the game and see just how it attained a 75% positive rating (at the time). Strap in and pull your seat belts tight, this is going to be a bumpy ride. The developer is offering the rights […]

[Column] Valve’s Constantly Changing Position On DigiHom

[Update: we have received notice from Digital Homicide that the issue below is due to an error in the Steam API, and not part of any deliberate decision by Valve. We apologize for the error.] The game above is Daisy’s Sweet Time Cupcake Mania, one of numerous clone games up on Greenlight by esteemed developer […]

Wild Terra Successfully Voted Through Greenlight

Developer Juvty Worlds has announced that their open world sandbox MMO Wild Terra has successfully been voted on by the Steam Greenlight community. Juvty thanks the nearly six thousand users who voted to pass the title, bringing it to the top 5 voted games and winning the approval from Valve. With all of the recent […]

Valve Bans Rai Studio Games Over Fraudulent Reviews

Say hello to the new Digital Homicide. Electric Zombies got a very small nod here at MMO Fallout last week where we discussed the game Zombie Rush and how it was definitely buying reviews. I mentioned at the time that the legion of bots were busy farming time on a game Electric Zombies by Rai […]