MM Top 5: Almost-were fantasy franchises

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By Rob Stoakes

Ha! I bet you were all thinking “Oh no, another top five from Rob, this is just going to be about video games again.” Well, bite me! Shows what you know!

So despite not being released in most of the countries in the world yet, Warcraft has made a fair amount of cheese just on its pre-sales. That is not something that happens a lot, but it shows that international success nowadays trumps US success. There is a chance that it will fail, however, and it most certainly wouldn’t be the first time that fantasy franchises have been attempted, and failed miserably… Continue reading