Let’s get the elephant out of the room before we start, is Legends of Aria a complete failure or even worse a scam?
Success and Failure in Equal Measure.
The Developers of Legends of Aria (formerly known as Shards Online) have created a very solid toolset that allows creators and communities to host their own MMORPG servers in the style of a classic like Ultima online. ....Read Full Article
Quantum League is the least deserving failures of May 2020, the gameplay is fun, the graphics while not groundbreaking look good, and the aesthetic choice is a good one, mimicking successful games like Fortnite and Overwatch.
What Killed Quantum League?
The price, now hear me out, the game is fairly priced for the content and quality, the problem is in the shooter genre, the same price can also buy Overwatch and with Fortnite, Call of Duty Warzone, Apex Legends and Paladins being entirely free, sometimes fair prices are not enough. ....Read Full Article
We all could name a few games that looked fantastic, but far from reaching their full potential, they stumbled around like a drunk for a while before faceplanting in total defeat.
We will not cover the multitude of Fortnite/PuBG challengers in this list, as we have seen over two dozen such failures over the last two years, we shall instead turn closer to home and look at three new releases (May 2020) which died at launch. ....Read Full Article
The kids are home from school, the end of the lockdown seems a million miles away, and you are on a budget, they have ploughed through the games they own and are fast becoming bored.
Fear, not Xbox Game Pass will keep them entertained, with over 100 games, and 40+ suitable for all ages, you will find something to keep them amused, today lets look at six games to keep the kids happy during self-isolation. ....Read Full Article
Scum is the survival game we asked for but didn’t want.
Survival gamers regularly ask for depth, complexity, immersion, stunning visuals, realistic survival mechanisms, and when Scum comes along ticking all those boxes, the players abandoned it en masse because it was not the gank fest murder hobo simulator they actually want.
On the flip sid eDeadside Launched as a murder hobo simulator and the same group flood to it, only to leave it en masse upon finding out it was not a deep and immersive survival experience they were hoping for. ....Read Full Article
Conquerors Blade has spent most of its existence flying under the raider, long ago dismissed as a failure, it has continued to slowly gain ground, with 24-hour peak CCU now reaching 9-10k most evenings.
Unlike most entries, Conquerors Blade appears twice on steam charts, as two distinct regional titles with separate player counts, I can find no clarification if there is cross-play between these two versions, with a combined 10k ccu or the total peak ccu is closer to 19k (with the 9k and 10k versions having distinct player bases). ....Read Full Article
Rainbow Siege 6 is currently in its 5th year and shows no sign of slowing down, while some of the original team have recently moved onto new pastures, we take a look at how Rainbow Siege 6 is currently doing and what we can expect in the coming months and beyond.
Some developers struggle to tell you what they will release six weeks from now, Ubisoft is so confident in the continued success of Rainbow Siege 6 they have given us a look at what’s to come in Year 5 and Year 6! ....Read Full Article
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