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.
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.
Developer: XL Games
North American and European Publisher: Trion Worlds
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
Blade & Soul (블레이드 앤 소울) is a high fantasy martial-arts themed MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’. Players progress by taking part in the game’s rich story, dungeons and intense player versus player activities. Blade and Soul offers a skill-based action combat using the player’s ability to properly time attacks and adapt to situations with the use of limited dodges and blocks.
South Korean Publisher: NCSoft
North American Publisher: NC Interactive
European Publisher: Gameforge
Engine: Unreal Engine 3
PvP: Duels, Faction based open-world, Battlegrounds, Arenas
PvE: Quests, Dungeons, Raids, Bosses, Mini-games
Conqueror’s Blade is a sandbox massively multiplayer online warfare game that takes inspiration from ancient Eastern and Western civilizations and warfare. The game puts together action combat with tactical movements with a chosen class role and one’s army to command. The gameplay includes controllable medieval teams where players command dozens of powerful and varying troops from Eastern samurai to Western medieval knight of old in large-scale siege-like scenarios of over 1,000 troops in battle.
Crowfall is deemed as a “thrown war” MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ with an open world setting played across finite and decisive campaigns. During campaigns, player fight for resources and bountiful locations before that campaign is destroyed forever. The game offers player-created ever-lasting hubs called “The Eternal Kingdoms” to make use of the bounties gained from combat campaigns.
Darkfall: New Dawn is a heavily PvP-based open-world sandbox MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ and one of the many revivals of Darkfall Online. There are no classes in Darkfall: New Dawn, instead players must choose a race and alignment, then build their character however they desire. The game boasts true action combat with projectile physics and physics based movements.
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
Gloria Victis is a medieval MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ with an emphasis on realism. Players fight for realistic goals such as territory control in lifelike scenarios with non-target combat, sandbox crafting and a player-driven economy. Too lazy to make it yourself? Grab a crew and take it for yourself!
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.
Kritika Online is a hyper-stylized MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ with an extremely fast paced action combat focused mainly on dungeons and small scale PVP like 1v1, 3v3, and so forth. There are 7 gender-locked core classes to choose from: Rogue, Mage, Reaper, Warrior, Eclair, Noblia, and Monk. Each class has very different gameplay, style, and combat speed and the variety branches out even more with job advancements. Players progress by gaining experience from dungeons of different levels and difficulties.