Quantcast
Xbox Live Indie FortressCraft looks familiar - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Xbox Live Indie FortressCraft looks familiar


2:40 PM on 02.23.2011
Xbox Live Indie FortressCraft looks familiar photo



FortressCraft is an episodic series by Projector Games coming soon to Xbox 360 via the Indie channel. And yes, it does look quite similar to Minecraft. (Be sure to turn down the volume on the video, by the way.)

This first chapter, which focuses on creation and multiplayer, will be a $1 release. Apparently, you can get up to 31 players together at once. I'm trying not to judge the game too much on screenshots and a video or two, because even though it looks decidedly similar to Minecraft, that's not where the genre started.

No, I'm more worried about its execution rather than how it's presented. From where I'm standing, FortressCraft doesn't appear to do much, if anything, better -- or different -- than Minecraft. Merely existing on a console isn't enough, for me. At least the price is right.

This Is Not Minecraft For The Xbox 360, But It’s Pretty Close [Kotaku]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

Indie

6:30 PM on 08.19.2014
Gneiss: Mountain is now on Steam

I'm still not entirely sure what to make of David O'Reilly's Mountain, but now that it's out on Steam for Windows, Mac, and Linux, I am that much closer to taking the $0.99 plunge and finding out. This is an ambient game "des...more



5:30 PM on 08.19.2014
Vagante is a tough, promising 2D action-platformer

Nuke Nine has launched a Kickstarter for its action-platformer with RPG elements Vagante and the best part about the pitch -- well, besides several attention-grabbing .gifs -- is the included demo. Vagante has permanent deat...more



1:30 PM on 08.19.2014
Puppygames goes broke, announces Basingstoke

UK independent game studio Puppygames recently announced via blog post that it is running out of money. In fact, the team admits that it is broke: "Due to several decisions of dubious merit last year we've ended up wasting mo...more



View all Indie






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more