Hilariously enough the mixed-epoch hack-and-slash MOBA from Chinese outfit Evolution Studios has been delayed. Originally Blood of Steel was supposed to release on February 20th, 2020 but as the release date arrived the game did not. The reason? Coronavirus. Continue reading “Blood Of Steel Release Postponed Due To Coronavirus”
Chinese outfit Evolution Studio announced that the cross-epoch MOBA game, Blood of Steel, has been delayed by a month. Originally the game was announced for a January 9th, 2020 release, but they decided to delay the game and push it back to February 20th, 2020. Continue reading “Blood Of Steel, Hack-And-Slash MOBA Delayed To February 20th, 2020; Will Have A Cosmetic Cash Shop”
What if you combined League of Legends, Totally Accurate Battle Simulator and Dynasty Warriors? Well, you end up with Evolution Studio’s Blood of Steel, a free-to-play MOBA game that’s currently going through closed beta testing at the moment ahead of the January 9th, 2020 release. Continue reading “Blood Of Steel Is A Free-To-Play MOBA With Thousand-Army Combat”
Imagine, a great tide of red water with five yellow stars sweeping across the surface, swallowing up everything under its wave. If you can picture that, then you are witnessing Tencent devouring its next victim which is Stunlock Studios. Continue reading “Tencent Strikes Again And Now Owns 31% Of Stunlock Studios’ Share”
There’s a massive corruption ring that’s slowly being unraveled in the realm of Korean e-sports thanks to some drama that unfolded involving e-sports coach Kim “cvMax” Dae-ho that led to his being ousted from the League of Legends team Griffin. Kim didn’t take the boot lying down, though. He retaliated by whistle-blowing on Griffin owner, Cho Kyu-nam, who allegedly engaged in illegal contracts and fraud in order to profit off of having an under-aged player transfer to their team while scalping money off the side during the trade. All of this corruption has led to Congressman Ha Tae Kyung launching an investigation into the situation, which uncovered even more corruption, which led to him announcing measures to prosecute all wrongdoers involved. Continue reading “Congressman Ha Tae Kyung Seeks Prosecution For Griffin E-Sports Fraud, Illegal Contracts”
Taiwanese gamers found out that despite Riot Games protesting any inclination to adopt China’s censorship practices for League of Legends, they did indeed adopt China’s censorship practices for the game. Following the complaints one of the community managers stated that the North American client is no longer censoring certain words, but gamers from Taiwan noted that the censorship is still amply in effect. Continue reading “League Of Legends Taiwanese Client Censors “Tiananmen”, “Freedom”, “Truth”, “Great Firewall””
Some gamers who have been playing League of Legends noticed that the ethnic term “Uyghur” has been censored in the game. The revelation of this censorship quickly resulted in gamers taking to social media to decry Riot’s decision to censor the term. Continue reading “League Of Legends Censors “Uyghur”, Riot Says They’re Investigating”
John Needham, the global head of League of Legends e-sports, sent out a public letter making it known that Riot Games is barring all competitors, casters, and staff from discussing, mentioning, or talking about sensitive topic matter such as religion, politics, or social issues during games or post-game interviews. Continue reading “Riot Games Bars League Of Legends Players From Discussing Politics During Broadcasts”
Evil Mojo Games and Hi-Rez Studios held a skin contest for the multiplayer hero shooter game, Paladins. There was one skin that people really liked from Crimean artist Semen Tjumencew called “Impossible Talia”. However, it was disqualified from the contest because back in May of 2018 the artist drew a completely different character from the game as an evil Nazi. Continue reading “Paladins Contest Disqualifies Artist’s “Impossible Talia” Skin Because He Previously Drew An Evil Nazi”
Smite has evolved to be one of the best looking MOBA games to date, thanks to utilizing the stable and competent Unreal Engine 3, having a downloadable high-resolution texture pack and featuring a slew of diverse, well-made character skins that include all kinds of animations like taunts. Continue reading “Editorial: A Trip Down Memory Lane With Hi-Rez’s Censorship Of Nox’s Taunt In Smite”
Riot Games has issued warnings to two teams who competed against an all-female in League of Legends. The infractions? Gender discrimination. Continue reading “Riot Games Chastises League Of Legends eSports Teams For Perceived Discrimination Against All-Female Team”
MOBAs are a dime a dozen on PC and mobile devices. You can encounter them while you’re browsing for gacha-titty games, you’ll come across them when trying to find a good match-3 title while you’re taking a dump on the toilet, and you’ll most certainly come across them while browsing through the hundred and one Battle Royale clones clogging up the app stores like a blood clot in the arteries of a diabetic. However, you’re not going to find MOBA games filling up the VR sections most times, and it’s mainly because VR is only good for point-and-click games, shooters, and sexy-time games… until now. Continue reading “Dark Eclipse, PSVR MOBA Updated With New Ranked Mode”
Edge Case Games announced that it’s shutting down Fractured Space. Cash shop purchases are being brought to cessation while the U.K., based studio begins to move away from the game and pursue other projects.
James Brooksby, CEO of Edge Case Games, commented in the press release about Fractured Space shutting down, saying…
“It’s been an amazing and emotional journey. Edge Case Games would not be anywhere without its incredible players – you have been awesome. We thank you for all your support and some fantastic memories we will hold dear for the rest of our lives. And, remember; we always had Gamma…”
The free-to-play MOBA originally released back in the middle of 2016 to a lot of positive feedback from gamers. It featured space-sim style maneuverability, but the tactical arenas and gameplay were centered around teamwork and utilizing the different ship abilities to take down your foes.
Visually the game had a very unique look to it, with highly detailed spaceships and massive ship battles somewhat similar to EVE Online.
It seems strange that the game is shutting down all of a sudden because just last month in September the developer issued an update on hotfixing some issues and updating some quality of life features.
Apparently that’s all coming to an end, however, as Edge Case Games will be calling it quits and shutting down development for the unique PvP combat sim.
They don’t necessarily say what exactly caused the downturn or if it was due to being bought out or something other issue, but Fractured Space will still be free-to-play on Steam.
Given that this is one of many games that will be lost to time, if you had any inkling or itch to check out the gameplay and put in some time for yourself before it closes up shop for good, now might be the time to do so.