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[NM] G2A Vows To Pay Devs 10x Money Lost On Chargebacks

G2A; it’s a website whose very mention here at MMO Fallout will cause some developers to stop communicating with me. You may be familiar with G2A thanks to its reputation as the place that sells video games dirt cheap, but also as a place that developers/publishers hate because the whole key reselling world is kind […]

Steam Powered: Valve Negligence Lets Developers Impersonate Them

Meet Wizhood, a game developed and published by Valve. Well not developed or published by Valve. Or maybe it is? The Steam store says it is. On the latest edition of “Valve Is A Negligent Publisher,” it looks like the folks at Rakarnov Studios noticed that Valve will allow anyone who pays $100 on Steam to […]

[NM] Kotaku Investigates Bioware, Bioware Makes It Worse

The only constants in life are death and taxes. The only constants in the gaming industry are EA (or a subsidiary) creating its own PR nightmare and then making the situation worse in response. If you’ve been following the tale of Anthem and its alleged six year development cycle, today’s investigative piece by Kotaku’s Jason […]

Gamefly You Fools: Luigi’s Mansion on 3DS

I recently revived my subscription to Gamefly (no, this isn’t sponsored) because I don’t have enough going on in my life outside of law school and these MMOs that I am allegedly playing. Essentially I wanted a cheap way to play some games that I have had my eye on but never really wanted to […]

[NM] EA Fought the Law and the Law Won, Removing Loot Boxes

EA fought the law and the law won, at least that’s the lesson the company learned this week after going head to head with Belgian authorities regarding loot box sales for FIFA games. Those of you keeping score will recall that last April, the Belgian government criminalized certain loot box systems in video games, and […]

I’m Back! MMO Fallout Resuming Activity

How do you do, fellow gamers? Those of you who keep track of the MMO Fallout news feed are likely already aware that the website has been mostly silent for the past week, especially after my posts last Sunday about all of the topics I was planning on writing about. I was discussing on Twitter […]

Japan Criminalizes Editing Save Games, Punishable With Jail Time And Fines

Today’s news comes to us from Japan, and if you thought the recent Korean law criminalizing paid boosting was an overreach, just wait until you see this. Japanese lawmakers passed an amendment to the Unfair Competition Prevention law that makes the modification of save game data illegal within the country. The law not only effects […]

[NM] Splitgate: Arena Warfare Is Halo Meets Portal

1047 Games, development studio behind Splitgate: Arena Warfare, has announced a partnership with Overwolf, gaming application developer, to deliver in-game apps for its upcoming shooter Splitgate: Arena Warfare. The in-game apps will assist in tracking in-game stats, communication, and more. The platform itself encourages third-party developers to create applications aimed at providing players with stat […]

Project Stream Sweetens Deal: Free Assassin’s Creed Odyssey For One Hour Of Your Time

Back in October, Google offered a pretty sweet deal to get people beta testing its service Project Stream: Test the service, and we’ll let you play the very new Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey until the test ends in January. We’ll even give you 1000 helix credits (cash shop currency) to get you going. Unfortunately your save […]

[NM] PSA: How To (Possibly) Fix Battlefield V’s Tides of War Progression

This week Battlefield V released the Tides of War, the first chapter in what will be a seasonal event similar to season passes in other titles but without the extra fee. Week 1 runs from December 5 to December 12 and rewards a medium machine gun for completion, the VGO. Since this is a Battlefield […]

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