For my money (and time), the best Fallout game of the past five years has been Fallout Shelter, a mobile base builder which has sucked up more of my attention than I’d care to admit. I’ve been hoping to see a sequel at some point, especially one that would take it in more of an online direction.
The good news is that Fallout Shelter Online is, indeed, happening this month. The bad news? It’s just going to be in China… at least for now. So you can dream of more features, including base invasions, but unless you live in that country, it’s only going to be a dream until or unless Bethesda changes its mind.
And this is just the beginning of the rest of the news! Read on for a roundup of other smaller MMO news stories and videos from this past week in this edition of The MOP Up (and if you don’t see a news story that we should have covered, drop us a tip)!
AdventureQuest 3D’s questing system just got a major upgrade: “With our new town and growing world it became painfully obvious that we need the ability to have quests of all types take us anywhere and everywhere. So we made it possible. You can now set any quest as your main quest and know exactly where to go to do it.”
Gobble up this Elder Scrolls Blades patch: “The highlights include decreased repair and skill reset costs, fixing enemies that don’t drop XP, and quest difficulty adjustment.”
One former Rockstar employee came out to claim that the company’s vice president of product development groped him four-and-a-half years ago.
Fledgling MMO studio Nyou just secured $8.3 million in funding for future game. Its first? Something called “Project N1” that’s coming to the east.
Cuisine Royale is still a very real thing — even though it is a joke — and it’s just launched on the Xbox One: