- Franchise Killer: This game's poor sales and reception ended the High Moon series of Aligned games, which is particularly sad because High Moon weren't even responsible for it. The next major release would have no connection to this series and a completely different aesthetic, tone, and gameplay style.
- Old Shame: Among the various titles displayed on Edge of Reality's website, Rise of the Dark Spark is suspiciously absent.
- The Other Darrin:
Trivia / Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark