Let’s have a talk about the continued monetization of crowdfunded MMOs still in development after the conclusion of their initial campaign, and the implications their current fundraising strategies may have on the future of the MMO genre.
As a long time fan of the original The Secret World, I jumped at the opportunity to get my hands on the beta for the game’s upcoming relaunch as Secret World Legends, even though it’s now distressingly liberated from its former article “the”. And when I got the chance to have someone from Funcom come along to show me the ropes, well, that was even better!
With Crowfall having just rolled out their big graphical overhaul, there seemed like no better time to hop back in and test out the basics of the Eternal Kingdoms.
Now that Portal Knights has officially exited early access and reached full launch status, I decided it was time to finally check out the Minecraft meets action RPG hybrid.
We’ve hit 100 subscribers! Thanks to everyone who’s joined the community so far. Let’s have a discussion about the road so far and where the channel is headed in the future.
With The Elder Scrolls Online’s upcoming Morrowind expansion hitting early access in just over a week, I decided to hop in and check out the prologue quest chain. There are still some things about the expansion that have me pretty salty, but the prologue did a good job of getting my interest levels up to check out the story when it launches.
In today’s show, we take a look at what I call “The Massive Identity Crisis”. It’s an exploration of what it is that makes MMOs unique and what they’re able to deliver that no other game can, and how the last decade of MMO development has failed to take advantage of that.