Lord of the Rings Online

Lord of the Rings Online is a fantasy MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ that shares the same epic universe as J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. The game is set in Middle-earth, where players go on solo and co-op quests and adventures, often against the evil servants of Sauron. Play as one of four unique races: Man, Elf, Dwarf or Hobbit.

Rating: 12345 (4 ratings, average: 3.75 / 5)
Developer: Turbine
Publisher: Turbine
Type: MMORPG
Model: Free-to-play
Platform: PC
Engine: Turbine G3, Havok Engine
Status: Released
Release Date: April 8, 2007

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ArcheAge

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.

Rating: 12345 (146 ratings, average: 2.68 / 5)
Developer: XL Games
North American and European Publisher: Gamigo Group
Korean Publisher: XL Games
Russian Publisher: Mail.Ru
Chinese Publisher: Tencent Games
Type: MMORPG
Model: Free-to-play
Engine: CryEngine 3
PvP: Duels, Sieges, Events, Arenas, Open-world
PvE: Monster Hunting Quests, Dungeons, Raids, World Bosses

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MapleStory 2

MapleStory 2 is the 3D sequel to the ever popular Korean MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ called MapleStory featuring similar art style, classes, NPCs and world. The gameplay involves story-based quests, PvP arenas, challenges, lots of mini-games and social oriented features like player-made dungeons and open-world player housing.

Rating: 12345 (22 ratings, average: 4.14 / 5)
Korean Title: 메이플스토리 2
Series:
 MapleStory
Developer: NSquare
Publisher: Nexon
Type: MMORPG
Model: Free-to-play
Platform: PC
PvP: Duels, Arenas
PvE: Monster Hunting Quests, Dungeons, Raids
Release Date: TBD

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Peria Chronicles

Peria Chronicles is a cel-shaded action combat MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ with a player-driven sandbox world. With various tools, players can can terra-form the world around them to create mountains, underground tunnels, waterfalls, towns and interactable, reward giving dungeons over the existing world. Combining tools and mechanisms like levers and switches allow the creation complex world-building content from lamps to elevators. The combat in Peria Chronicles centers around collecting and using powerful creatures with their own set of abilities known as Kiranas.

Hype Level: 12345 (22 ratings, average: 4.45 / 5)
Developer: Thingsoft
Publisher: Nexon
Type: MMORPG
Model: Free-to-play
Platform: PC
Engine: Custom Engine
PvP: TBA
PvE: Quests, Dungeons, Raids, Bosses, User Generated Content
Status: In Development
Release Date: TBD

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Project: Gorgon

Project: Gorgon is a sandbox, skill oriented, primarily PvE MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ in which a large variety of combat and life skill types determine what each player is able to do and what role a player ultimately end up playing. Interacting with NPCs is a huge part of the gameplay with each NPC having its own personality and preferences. The game takes the relationship between action and consequence seriously.

Rating: 12345 (16 ratings, average: 3.81 / 5)
Developer: Elder Game Studios
Publisher: Elder Game Studios
Development Level: Indie
Type: MMORPG
Model: Buy-to-play
Platform: PC
Engine: Unity
PvP: Duels, Open-world
PvE: Monster Hunting Quests, Open-world Dungeons, Instanced Dungeons, World Bosses

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Vindictus

Vindictus (마비노기 영웅전) is an MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ set as a prequel to the popular MMORPG Mabinogi and is referred to as Mabinogi Heroes in Asia. Vindictus takes place several hundred years prior to Mabinogi in a time of great hatred and war. The world consists of instanced zones with some open areas.

Rating: 12345 (20 ratings, average: 3.45 / 5)
Developer: devCAT
South Korean Publisher: Nexon
Steam Publisher: Nexon America Inc.
Chinese Publisher: TianCity
Thai Publisher: Garena
Type: MMOARPG
Model: Free-to-play
Platform: PC
PvP: Arenas, Siege Matches, Duels
PvE: Dungeons, Raids

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Black Desert Online

Black Desert Online (검은사막) is a sandbox and action combat MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ with fast-paced action combat, huge world bosses, and intense large-scale player versus player combat.

Rating: 12345 (151 ratings, average: 3.50 / 5)
Developer: Pearl Abyss
South Korean Publisher: Kakao Games
South American Publisher: RedFox Games
Russian Publisher: GameNet
Type: MMORPG
Model: Buy-to-play
Platform: PC
Engine: “Black Desert” Engine
PvP: Sieges, Clan War, Duels, Open World, Caravans
PvE: Monster Hunting, World Bosses, Taming Wild Animals

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