4Story is a fantasy MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ set in Iberia; a world divided by warring factions. Choose your side and battle for strongholds with other players. Take upon hundreds of dangerous quests, investigate dungeons full of hidden secrets and uncover legendary treasures. Iberia is yours to take!
9Dragons is a martial arts themed MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ developed by JoongWon Games with fluid martial arts combat, 3D graphics and intense player versus player features. It is set in ancient China at the start of martial arts chivalry.
Other Titles: 9Dragons: Awaken
Developer: JoongWon Games
Steam Publisher: RedFox Games
Other Publishers: Nexon, Suba Games, Acclaim Games, Avrora Interactive, JoongWon Games,Run Up
PvE: Monster hunting quests, instanced dungeons, world bosses
PvP: World PvP, Karma-based PK, Duels
A Tale in the Desert is a social focused MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ set in Ancient Egypt. The game offers no combat. Instead, there is a variety of social activities to provide the basis of most of the interaction that occur within the game. ATITD has a fore-game, mid-game and end-game that ends at an average rate of 1.5 years.
Publisher: Desert Nomad Studios
Model: Free, with monthly subscription beyond 24 hours
Community Features: In-game currency, legal system, more
Age of Wushu is a martial arts action MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ with Wuxia-themed lore. Players quest, gather, craft and gain new skills and equipment to progress their characters. The game’s combat contains actual martial arts as well as elements from Wuxia or Chinese legends from films such as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Hero. There are also various social features such as the companion system.
Chinese Title: 九阴真经
Other Titles: Age of Wulin, Age of Kung Fu, Legends of Kung Fu
Developer: Snail Games
North American and European Publisher: Snail USA
Type: Martial Artis MMORPG
Engine: Unreal Engine 3
PvP: Duels, Open-world
PvE: Monster Hunting Quests, Dungeons, Raids
Aion (아이온) is a fantasy theme-park MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ where players choose between the winged Elros and Asmodian, sworn enemy races in a celestial war. Delve into a world rich with magic, beauty and conflict. Fly through breathtaking lands, challenge dungeons and claim fortresses for your faction in massive PvP battles. Take the fight against the dragon-like race of Balaur to protect your world.
Albion Online is a sandbox medieval fantasy MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’. The game is heavily player driven with an emphasis on player population for many activities. The game focuses on intense and harsh-punishing PvP interactions as well as group combat.
Arcfall is a sandbox MMORPG based on an open fantasy world where the best items and gear around are hand-crafted and traded by players. The game offers a purely skill-based character system with no chosen classes. The game went into early access in the first half of 2017 and now looks to be on its way to full live release.
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