RuneScape is a classic fantasy MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ originally releasing as a browser game build with the Java programming language in 2001 and replaced by a standalone client in 2016. The game’s world is set in the fantasy medieval world of Gielinor; a realm divided into kingdoms. Players set their own objectives and goals with a lot of freedom such as learning magic, studying professions, fighting monsters and more.
Onigiri is an anime MMORPG where players explore a large world set in a fantasy version of medieval Japanese times. Meet legendary mythical characters and meet your next anime waifu at the same time in a vast fantasy world. The gameplay largely consists of challenging instanced dungeons.
Ragnarok Online is an classic isometric MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ set in the world of Rune Midgard at a time of great strife between gods, humans and demons. The game’s world is divided into a series of maps on two major continents which has unique terrain and monsters for each region. Characters are in 2D while environmental graphics are in 3D. Players can choose from one of thirteen unique classes, each with their own advancements.
MU Ignition is a browser-based fantasy isometric MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ and is the latest addition to the MU franchise. Players can player as a Dark Wizard, Angel or Dark Knight to combat the monsters and villains from destoying the Mu world. Raising equipment and acquiring mounts and pets to help in combating hordes of monsters in instanced and world dungeons.
Guild Wars 2 is an MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ set in the fantasy world of Tyria 250 years after the players’ defeat the Great Destroyer in the Eye of the North expansion and now in a time when the Elder Dragons have awoken. Guild Wars 2 is the sequel to the classic MMORPG Guild Wars. The game offers a large variety of events, stories, scenarios and famously difficult puzzles and challenges.
FlyFF (Fly for Fun) is a fantasy MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ in which the most efficient way to progress is to work with other players in parties to level up by killing monsters that are spread throughout the world of Madrigal. Madrigal consists of a set a cluster of floating islands. Players can maneuver between them through various means including walking, teleportation and flight.
Alternate Title: Fly for Fun
Developer: Gala Lab Corp. (Formerly Aeonsoft)
North American and European Publisher: Webzen, Inc.
Korean Publisher: Gala Lab Corp.
Japanese Publisher: Gala Japan Inc.
PvP: Duels, Sieges, Arenas, Open-world
PvE: Monster Hunting, Dungeons, Raids, Bosses, Flying Monsters
ArcheAge is a sandbox MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ set in the world of Erenor, a vast and mysterious world filled with unclaimed land as far as the eye can see. The game offers a variety of unique features such as a judicial and trial system for outlaws, very realistic ocean and water physics, real estate manipulation and more. Other common features prominent in ArcheAge are farming, gliding and trade runs.
Publishing rights to North American and European regions were passed on from Trion Worlds to Gamigo Group in October 2018.
Developer: XL Games
North American and European Publisher: Gamigo Group
Korean Publisher: XL Games
Russian Publisher: Mail.Ru
Chinese Publisher: Tencent Games
Engine: CryEngine 3
PvP: Duels, Sieges, Events, Arenas, Open-world
PvE: Monster Hunting Quests, Dungeons, Raids, World Bosses
Ascent: Infinite Realm (A:IR) is the upcoming steam-punk themed open world MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ where gameplay happens both on-land and in the sky with players able to fly briefly with wings and rocket thrusters and for long periods of time with dragons and airships. The game aims to provide the ultimate aerial combat experience with customizable flying mounts and airships used in many gameplay scenarios. Initially the game will launch with five classes and plans to not have gender lock.
Developer: Bluehole Studio Inc.
Korean Publisher: Kakao Games
Western Publisher: Kakao Games Europe
Engine: Unreal Engine 3
PvP: Duels, Arenas, Battlegrounds, Realm vs. Realm
PvE: Monster Hunting Quests, Dungeons, Raids, Flight Combat
Release Date: TBD
Monkey King Online is a 2.5D browser MMORPG or ‘browser massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ set in a Wuxia-themed ancient China. The game takes many elements from the 16th century Chinese novel called Journey to the West.