Posts Tagged ‘emobi games’

No Rush: 2112 Blends MMO, RTS, And Tower Defense

A robot or Neil Peart. I can't remember which.

Yes, yes, I know what you’re thinking. No, there aren’t any Temples of Syrinx in the announcement trailer for Emobi Games’ 2112. I checked. I cannot, truthfully, speculate as to these people’s general awareness of Canadian progressive rock – though that’d make a wonderful first email exchange. At any rate, 2112 sounds wildly ambitious on paper, and – while the footage largely consists of mechs marching and tanks making treads – it’s certainly not skimping on dingy dystopian visuals. The short version? It’s a “free-to-play MMO game that combines strategic base defense gameplay with deep customization and the visceral action found in RTS games.” It’s also sticking to the tried-and-true sci-fi strategy trope of three “unique” races. So no Rush, but maybe a little rushing? We’ll see. Check out the debut trailer after the break.

Read the rest of this entry »