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Maelstrom is the Weirdest Battle Royale Game I've Ever Played

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Maelstrom is a unique and original twist on the classic Battle Royale formula with naval combat, out-of-match progression, and sea monsters! Subscribe to IGN for more! http://www.youtube.com/user/IGNentertainment?sub_confirmation=1 ------------------------------­---- Follow IGN for more! ------------------------------­---- YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/ignentertainment?sub_confirmation=1 IGN OFFICIAL APP: http://www.ign.com/mobile FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/ign TWITTER: https://twitter.com/ign INSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/igndotcom/?hl=en WEBSITE: http://www.ign.com/ GOOGLE+: https://plus.google.com/+IGN
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IGN (6 days ago)
For those confused about what makes Maelstrom a Battle Royale game: •Last man standing •No respawns •Shrinking play space •Full loot on death
Mr. Peke (2 days ago)
Liam Glenn not just you
beepis peepis 420 (3 days ago)
IGN nothing like ign's classic "it's x meets y" or mislabelling a games' genre for views/out of stupidity
Coderbro_ (4 days ago)
Guess Call of Duty, Battlefield, Counter Strike, etc are all Battle Royale games. Nice try, much clickbait
Lkcdar Zadix (1 day ago)
just say moba
Catowar Meowson (1 day ago)
WHAT?! A BATTLE ROELY GAM NO WAY I NEVER HEARD OF A BATTLERILEL GAME BEFORRF I HOPE RHEY MAKE MORE BR GAMES I LUB BR GAMES
German Bonivento (1 day ago)
this looks pretty fun.
Jim Johnson (2 days ago)
Looks better than Sea of Thieves or PUBG. Lol.
ATA47 (2 days ago)
Wowo :o
alupihan (2 days ago)
Battleship royale
Anthony Lim (2 days ago)
The Assbringer is a cool ship
Balthizar22 (2 days ago)
Those aren't players, those are the AI controlled bot ships. Shouldn't lie about stuff like that. :P
Nikke DosE (2 days ago)
What was that click bait monster when i clicked...
Nitsujin Serinai (3 days ago)
Reminds me of the WC3 Mod: "Battleships"
Fernando Valles (3 days ago)
there's no way the name ash bringer is copy righted
Myrrah (3 days ago)
battle royale is not even new.... Like 20 years ago games have FFA, which is basically battle royale but nobody bat an eye... hmm.....hmhmhmhmhmhmhmhmhmhmh
Noah Gilgallon (3 days ago)
Watched that entire video just to learn at the end that it’s not gonna be on console...... great
Nicolas Silva (4 days ago)
to me, this looks way better than sea of thieves
The Trap Dough (4 days ago)
Sony is having stuff like God of War while Microsoft....well Microsoft...
Saurabh Rana (4 days ago)
Has a lot of potential to make it real big. 🙌
idoq pobi (4 days ago)
So I guess everything is Dark Souls and Battle Royale
TheOrisya (4 days ago)
so twisted metal is a battle royal game no one giving credits
Oli Thurlbourn (4 days ago)
Would it be call a free for all if its only 16 people?
Kikoo Kikaboo (2 days ago)
FFA you generally respawn and go back in the fight
Prxzm (4 days ago)
where can i find this game?
Kikoo Kikaboo (2 days ago)
steam
englich (4 days ago)
cant stop playing this game its soo much fun really worth to buy
Imqactt (4 days ago)
Picked up this game the other day and am honestly having a lot of fun with it. Really fun and polished for an early access game and cheap too!
Beast n' Brushes (4 days ago)
looks like a lot of fun
Michel Romero (4 days ago)
In hope this comes to consoles
Phillip H. Dunwich (4 days ago)
Finally, innovation and original ideas make their way to the battle royal genre. I was worried that battle royal would grow stagnant with time (not much time with how saturated it is) but this gives me hope.
Jay Dee (4 days ago)
Played it for a few hours last night - Great fun. Will definitely be going back to it!
PromNightFetus (4 days ago)
See IGN? You can make entertaining content. If only you could always be passionate and have fun with a game for first impressions such as this one.
Anthony Giagiari (4 days ago)
Damn this guy made a mediocre looking game interesting to review. Give this man a cookie, ign
Masti Leador (4 days ago)
*BLIZZARD INCOMING*
The Humbled Student (4 days ago)
Lol
Andi Rachmat (4 days ago)
I want WW2 battle royal
Oh Yeah (4 days ago)
Wasted 6 minutes and 57 seconds waiting for Kraken
eod21 (4 days ago)
Another battle royale game cause we ran out ideas. I admit I do enjoy this one though.
Tomny Zamarron (4 days ago)
To bad is only on pc when are they going understand the average person is not going spent allot money on pc just to play games the game look fun do i give developers props for that
Jesse Rodrigues (4 days ago)
Can someone confirm if this is basically a new modern Battleships mode from WC3?
MVP MVP (4 days ago)
its not
Bryn Feneley (5 days ago)
This is game version of warhamer dreadfleet
Doran Martell (5 days ago)
Warhammer Fantasy inspired ships.
Brian Beck (5 days ago)
this is honestly pretty dope
Martin King (5 days ago)
Am I the only one that clicked because I wanted to see a fight against the monster in the thumbnail? Lol
Deus ex Capsicum (5 days ago)
Finally a battle royale game that looks interesting enought for me to jump in the bandwagon
Joe1up (5 days ago)
That looks awesome
IMA Bull (5 days ago)
so many fun games come out of pc.
Sam the Stuntman (5 days ago)
I like it
Frank Gallaxx (5 days ago)
can we stop developing battle royale games and start making actually fun and creative games?
DeItoy (5 days ago)
can you stop bitching and understand just because a game is a "battle royale" it isn't automatically boring. this game is doesn't feel like your typical br game with shooters, they literally made it a naval ship game. that is creative.
Sandhiren Pillay (5 days ago)
This looks better than Fortnite, by alot
Micah Vincent (5 days ago)
Why call it "battle royale" when free for all would suffice? Or does the does the shrinking map automatically make a game a battle royale?
ZedoBlack (5 days ago)
Do devs even make Co-op PvE games anymore?
Jack Carver (5 days ago)
Looks super fun! Hope they polish up the UI/UX though.
Ben Phillis (5 days ago)
Was going to buy it until he said it's in Early Access...
saelin00 (5 days ago)
It's coming to PS4?
Rau Usu (5 days ago)
Hopefully they drop it on PS4 in the future
Warssay Habte (5 days ago)
lmao I got a Sea of Thieves ad before this
This seems pretty damn unique for Battle Royale standards
Eric Wehrli (5 days ago)
Kind of like ships from warcraft 3 use map settings?
Zevac (5 days ago)
Sea of thieves still has better water lmao
warlock1080 (5 days ago)
Ooh, this looks cool
Luke OBie1 (5 days ago)
To many pop up ads.
XMegaJuni (5 days ago)
how well optimized is the game?
Enzur (5 days ago)
It's like Hollywood making movies out of books. No one has original ideas anymore.
J Dawg (5 days ago)
Where's the giant monster ?
Matthew Williams (5 days ago)
Looks fun
II AM POTATO (5 days ago)
lame
C'thulu TheGreat (5 days ago)
Still not as good as Minecraft hunger games.
wanderingbufoon (5 days ago)
The fun parts of black flag, battle royal, moba. Nice.
iloveplayingpr (5 days ago)
Sea of Thieves looking great :o
Greatness Awaits (5 days ago)
Actually looks fun af
Persona Joker (5 days ago)
Has everyone forgot about the real OG battle royal game Agari.o like damn that was the real deal back then
TheIchKing (5 days ago)
Looks interesting, but the fact that it's a battle royal game turns me off.
Handi Dwi (5 days ago)
It's still beta right?
Daniel Quintero (5 days ago)
Seems pretty interesting
Alex Ramos (5 days ago)
You mean a deathmatch? It’s not a BR.
DIsabledgamer jh (4 days ago)
And there were 60 people
DeItoy (5 days ago)
•Last man standing •No respawns •Shrinking play space •Full loot on death
Ac Jackie (5 days ago)
last ship sailing
Cynically Serious (5 days ago)
i think it's funny that at least half of the "Players" this shmuck is fighting don't really fight and just spin slowly in a circle without firing. See the very last guy if you don't feel like watching this crapola game. But hey, why worry about making a decent game when I can make the equivalent phone game and throw a bunch of bars and gauges for you to watch instead of the game.
rick johnson (5 days ago)
Cynically Serious lol so your only point is that the players are bad
Scavenging Hyena (5 days ago)
Mealstorm = World of warcraft Copy
zoikerdin zook (4 days ago)
explain
Abdullah AlShehri (5 days ago)
Remind me that old pirate ship game,,,,OVERBOARD!
Live gaming (5 days ago)
This could easily be an e-sport
vexxama (5 days ago)
Will this get a console release?
souls elite (5 days ago)
10/10 for something DIFFERENT. tired of the same ol games Reskinned
Joseph Harmony (5 days ago)
Overboard!
MaXX (5 days ago)
Better than puglag unknown booring grounds for sure!
Drakashi 31 (5 days ago)
Ps1’s Overboard remastered!!!
szuwen007 (5 days ago)
Looks a bit like that game Ubisoft is working on, skull and bones.
Sea of battle royale
The World At War (5 days ago)
*my girlfriend sayd if I will get 1k subscribers she will buy me a small radio helicopter, help me guys!*
Gunpowder Games (5 days ago)
Thanks for playing Maelstrom <3
GOLDEN K9 (14 hours ago)
Gunpowder Games looked really tight guys!
Catowar Meowson (1 day ago)
More br games come on
Bryan Gomes (5 days ago)
Gunpowder Games just send it to consoles please
Paul Seghers (5 days ago)
Gunpowder Games you guys made gold. I hope the player base continues to rise. I love it
GAMBANJUJJJ (5 days ago)
Anyone remember guns of icarus, it was a good game.....
sam sam (5 days ago)
Thank you James
Gabriele Rocca (5 days ago)
Very interesting! I'm happy to see that you show us games like this, baceause nobody talks about it!
Corey [James] Haims (5 days ago)
Anyone remember "overboard" from the PS1!!? 🙃 Just taken 20 years to revamp it & put in mulitplayer
Luca Peter (5 days ago)
Waiting for skull and bones but this looks cool too.
Giantgii (5 days ago)
THIS IS SOOOOO COOOL AHHHH
Sea of Thieves should take this example
Snub Nubler (1 day ago)
I mean it is, the only lacking feature Sot is missing is a hunger and water meter, other than that its just sandbox pvp with high stakes loot drops, like in rust or ark or any other survival game they just replaced bases with boats and made it so you didn't have to craft them.
Trinkes Lato (2 days ago)
Sea of thieves is a survival game? EL OH EL
Snub Nubler it is half a joke, adding battle Royal on sea of Thieves is not the best idea but adding anything is preferable than nothing, SoT as it is just has no content, nothing
Snub Nubler (4 days ago)
my bad lol internet is just so full of people crying for every game to have a battle royal its hard to tell sarcasm from personal opinion
Saiyan Angel (4 days ago)
Snub Nubler It a joke
Universe Galaxy (5 days ago)
GoW april 20
Heinrich Klopp (5 days ago)
There is a game that is actually nearly the same! Unearned bounty
R K (5 days ago)
Looks fun
Lil Pandalitos (5 days ago)
I'm done with battle royal games imma stick to pubg
DWrek B (5 days ago)
go play sea of thieves, its not battle royale at alllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll
Ashish Gohil (5 days ago)
This is weird but amazing I must have this
aZaamBie135 (5 days ago)
Woah! Sea of Thieves is becoming better and better!
Edward B (5 days ago)
Just thought it after watching this video for 5 minutes.... reminded me of custom war craft 3 games with ships... nastolgia. Love it so far!

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