Rise of Iron – First Impressions

In gaming, the word “expansion” comes with a certain set of expectations. With the proliferation of DLC-based drip models in AAA releases, gamers often have to wait months – or even years – before they feel they’ve gotten their money’s worth. Shifty pre-order schemes leading to half-finished games, and conspiracy theories of cut content repackaged as fresh DLC abound when a big-name studio pumps out its latest iteration of a popular title. Because of this negative undercurrent, skepticism and expectations skyrocket in equal measure at the announce of a new release. These days, an expansion can no longer settle for