I played this free enormous-robot (i.e. Micropaymenty) MMO a few weeks ago. I didn’t blog it, because I was planning on returning to poke at it some more before saying anything. That’s clearly not going to happen, because the reason I left is because I stumbled upon one of the advanced training missions and got stuck there, and a return doesn’t exactly fill me full of joy. That may be not that bright, as the game itself is PvP based, so I won’t have to hammer against the rubbish over-punishing game design again. If you’re thinking “Hmm, death robot PvP and free. And Kieron is rubbish at games” you i) can get the client from here and ii) are RPS comrade Alec Meer and I claim my five pounds.
Beneath the cut’s a recent video of the game in action, prominently featuring robots firing sub-machine gun in a sideways-on gangster style. Which seems somewhat unlikely.
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