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Post 147091       June 08 '18 at 10:22 AM
By Tycho@penny-arcade.com (Tycho) from Penny Arcade:
One day there may be an apparatus designed to fully articulate the moment a trend becomes a genre. Recall that shooters were called Doom Clones, for example. Until this machine is constructed, perhaps from a sliver of replicating extraterrestrial alloy, let’s try this: a trend becomes a genre when the “clones” start getting really, really cool. Realm Royale is another one from Hi-Rez, a company which has a knack for approaching genres as they are red-hot and finding a way to spin them. I liked their take on Tribes, also. Both of them. Also:…