MMORPG.com reviewer Carolyn Koh takes a look this week at NeoSteam, the "steampunk" offering from the folks at Atlus.
Neo Steam: The Shattered Continent developed by Hanbitsoft and Joy Impact and published by Atlus Online in the US market, is billed as a fantasy Steampunk MMORPG. That unfortunately is where it breaks down. Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction combining science and magic, set in an era where steam power was still in use - most often Victorian England in the time of the alternate Industrial Revolution - hence the "Steam" in Steampunk. It is an era of imaginary technological advances or advances of the "path not taken" of dirigibles and jet packs.
Read the NeoSteam Review