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Posts tagged “Little Orbit”

Feature: "APB is like a unicorn, y’know?"

Why are people still playing APB Reloaded?

Why are people still playing APB Reloaded? I left that question unspoken when I wrote about Little Orbit picking up the cops and robbers MMO a couple of weeks ago, but you can bet I was thinking it. I bet that most everyone who read that post was too, and I bet you're thinking it right now. Then I remembered I was a games journalist,…

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Little Orbit are now in charge of APB Reloaded, and they’ve got big plans

I was going to open this post by saying 'Remember APB?', but Graham already did that in 2013. Um. Do you remember remembering APB? It's the cops and robbers MMO that launched in a shonky state back in 2010, causing Realtime Worlds to sink just weeks after launch. Then the game got picked up by GamersFirst, who turned it free-to-play, slapped 'Reloaded' onto the name,…

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RPG based on Mistborn novels cancelled

Mistborn: Birthright [official site] has been cancelled because of funding problems for developer Little Orbit. A real shame, that. It was to be an RPG based on Brandon Sanderson's excellent Mistborn fantasy series of books. I finished the original trilogy in 2012 just as the game was announced, and couldn't wait to see how the setting and magic system (which sees characters, among other things, fly around…

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Algebraic! Adventure Time Becomes A 3D Adventure Game

What's the point of flowery, open-ended introductions designed to gently push you in the direction of news when you have a press release that reads one of the best shows to grace Cartoon Network's silvery screen is inspiring a new point-and-click adventure game? Finally, something that marries my two loves: cartoon dogs and comedy. Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations takes Finn and Jake and sees…

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X-Comparisons Inevitable: Falling Skies

Are there any fans of Falling Skies out there? I have vague memories of a trailer for the first season but it left about as much of an impression as a gnat on a trampoline. As the end times approach for the sci-fi show about the end times that follow an alien invasion, some enterprising developers have released an XCOM total conversion that takes place…

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Time To Try Again: New Adventure Time Game Announced

Once upon a time, one could simply whisper the words "Adventure Time video game" and need to curl up into a ball to have any hope of surviving the crushing crowd of fans crying "Mathematical!" and "Algebraic!" in attempts to will such a fantastic gameological creature into existence. Then Adventure Time: Finn and Jake's Epic Quest and Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW! came…

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