Filed under: Betas, Horror, Galleries, Screenshots, Video, Business Models, Game Mechanics, New Titles, Previews, PvP, PvE, Opinion, First Impressions, Events (Massively's Coverage), Post-Apocalyptic, Miscellaneous, Buy-to-PlayPhosphor Games for a first look at its upcoming title Nether, I must admit I wasn't enthusiastic. I expected to see just another zombie-esque first-person shooter in a genre already overstuffed with shotguns and undead targets. But now that I've seen the demo in person, I might just have changed my mind. It's not really an MMO, not with 64 people on a map, but it's certainly skirting the boundaries; I'd consider it a happy marriage between Left 4 Dead and DayZ, so it's certainly the type of game fans of post-apocalyptic survival pseudo-MMOs will want to watch.
The game's backstory features a near-future world, about a decade after a major mutation event called "the Cull" in the game's lore. Thanks to the Cull, the majority of the population transformed into
An early look at Phosphor's survival pseudo-MMO Nether originally appeared on Massively on Sat, 14 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.