I first saw George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead when I was around nine or ten years old. That year I absolutely wanted to be a zombie for Halloween. I made it about as far as some green face paint, a little fake blood, and a pair of my jeans with torn out knees. Still, I spent that 31st of October shambling around with my arms extended, hands hanging from limp wrists, groaning “Braaaaains” in my squeaky pre-pubescent voice. My love of zombies has only grown over the years, as has the popularity of zombie culture. There are at least 24 zombie movies by Romero himself, The Walking Dead comic book and subsequent TV show, and of course countless games. Some of these games are passable, but the vast majority are not. The mobile industry in particular seems to love a good zombie game, and a bad zombie game even more. As such, it was with some mild trepidation that I downloaded Undead Nation: Last Shelter for my Pixel. I originally discovered the game through an ad … [Read more...] about Undead Nation: Last Shelter Review
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What a week in MMOs, right? BlizzCon got dates, we explored Elder Scrolls Online’s upcoming Necromancer class, EVE Online rescinded its accusations against a CSM member, and we got big updates in Guild Wars 2, Neverwinter, and Elite Dangerous. And then there was the City of Heroes drama: The first server was deleted over what turned out to be a hoax about legal action, then Titan Network announced it was negotiating with NCsoft on a lawful server agreement, and then the Homecoming team brought up another new rogue server, Torchbearer, and then still another, Excelsior, and then two more for a total of four servers while all that works itself out. A peak of 8000 people were all trying to log in to play on these servers concurrently this weekend as the game celebrated its 15th birthday. Dang. Read on to catch up with the very best of this week’s MMO news and opinions today as every Sunday in Massively Overpowered’s Week in Review! THIS WEEK’S TOP STORIES Nearly … [Read more...] about MMO Week in Review: Go. Hunt. Kill Skuls.
‘Twas another huge week for the MMO industry: Albion Online announced it’s going free-to-play, Blizzard teased news for WoW Classic, Daybreak’s Columbus Nova ties resurfaced, and CCP brought in nearly 4000 combatants for its EVE Aether Wars stunt just ahead of EVEsterdam, from which MOP’s own Brendan Drain has been reporting. MOP’s Eliot Lefebvre has likewise been keeping his pen primed for the FFXIV Tokyo Fanfest! Capping it all off was Google, whose plan for Stadia may yet be a big win for online games (we’ll see!). It was a big week for us here on MOP too! We launched two brand-new columns (Warframe of Mind and Lawful Neutral), brought back Not So Massively as a long-form column, and added another entry in our still-has-that-new-car-smell superhero MMO column: Into the Superverse. Our new co-writers for Elder Scrolls Online’s Tamriel Infinium and Guild Wars 2’s Flameseeker Chronicles also saw their debuts! Read on to catch up with the … [Read more...] about MMO Week in Review: Albion free-to-play, WoW Classic, EVEsterdam, and FFXIV Tokyo
Guild Wars 2 carried this week in MMOs, with its announcement of A Star To Guide Us, previews of the new legendary and raid, and controversial new cash shop teleport. Meanwhile, we continued our coverage of WildStar’s impending sunset, including news of the player petition to try to save it. And hey, Massively OP 2.0 has arrived! Read on to catch up with the very best of this week’s MMO news and opinions today as every Sunday in Massively Overpowered’s Week in Review! THIS WEEK’S TOP STORIES Guild Wars 2’s next living world episode, A Star To Guide Us, launches September 18 – here’s the trailer - [AL:GW2]It's a bit weird for this to be coming out on a not-Tuesday, but who cares, we'll take it: ArenaNet just dropped the trailer for Guild Wars 2's next living… WildStar fans start a petition to urge NCsoft to save the game - Ninety-two days, folks. That's how long some City of Heroes fans stood with their signs … [Read more...] about MMO Week in Review: Guild Wars 2’s guiding star
Navy Field 2 is an MMORTS featuring ships from WWI and WWII. Command an array of naval warships on massive maps and tactically sink your enemies, earning experience to unlock new ships and improving your crew’s skills. Publisher: SDEnterNet Playerbase: Low Type: MMORTS Release Date: March 05, 2015 Shut Down Date: December, 27 2017 Pros: +RPG-stylized stat accumulation. +Huge arsenal of ships to command. +Four nations to choose from. Cons: -Limited game modes. -Imbalanced matchmaking. -Late-game grind Overview Full Review Screenshots Videos Links System Requirements Music Additional Info Overview Navy Field 2 Overview Navy Field 2 is an MMORTS where player set sail for ocean-sized maps and fight enemies using artillery, planes, torpedoes, and more to gain supremacy of the seas. An overhead view lends to tactical warfare as you line up shots, predicting the trajectory of enemy movements to sink their ship. Command vessels from four mid-20th Century nations, deployed in … [Read more...] about Navy Field 2 Game Review