Browser beauty: Hands-on with City of Steam
Posted by Massively [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 16 November 2012, 1:00 pm

Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,

City of Steam
Browser games aren't supposed to be like this. Browser games are supposed to be Flash-based trifles and social "gaming" money printers. They're supposed to have simple graphics, shallow gameplay and zero narrative. Put simply, browser-based games are supposed to be bad.

City of Steam, a free-to-play, browser-based MMO developed by Mechanist Games, isn't content to live in this world of assumed browser-based inferiority. In fact, the game almost feels like a challenge to the industry: If this is what browsers can do, why isn't everyone doing it? City of Steam has the potential to shake the foundation of the MMO world by proving that full, engaging game experiences can be delivered instantly and on-demand, as long as its final execution lives up to its current promise.

From what's been revealed so far, Mechanist appears to be on the right track.

Continue reading Browser beauty: Hands-on with City of Steam

MassivelyBrowser beauty: Hands-on with City of Steam originally appeared on Massively on Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

Permalink | Email this | Comments





    · Older Entries >>

    Show: [ALL] [NEWS] [BLOGS] [PODCASTS]

    Updated Today:
    A Casual Stroll to Modor [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Bio Break [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Bioware TOR Dev Blog [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Cloth 5 [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    DocHoliday's MMO Saloon [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Gamers with Jobs [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Lineage II [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Low Elo [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Massively [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    MmoQuests.com [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Mystic Worlds [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Reign of Gaming [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Star Wars: The Blog Republic [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    The Ancient Gaming Noob [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    The Grouchy Gamer [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Write the Game [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Updated this Week:
    A Green Mushroom [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    DDOcast [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Joystiq MMO [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    MMO Gamer Chick [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Sweet Flag [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Welshtroll [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Wondrous Inventions [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Updated this Month:
    Ardwulf's Lair [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    BestLeagueBlogNA [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Citizen Azeroth [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Creeping Through it All [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    GWJ Conference Call [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    kfsone's pittance [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    MMORPG.COM News [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Morphisat's Blog [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    No Prisoners, No Mercy [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Raph Koster [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    The Instance [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    The Old Republic News from Bioware [HTML] [XML] [FULL]
    Troll Racials are Overpowered [HTML] [XML] [FULL]