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.
Citadel: Forged with Fire is massive online multiplayer online sandbox game which lets you explore a vast, dynamic open-world environment, tame and battle epic creatures, harvest resources and fight those who oppose you with spell-casting and magic abilities.
Dauntless is a fantasy-themed multiplayer online monster hunting action role-playing game that takes place in a world where players fight massive Behemoths to collect drops for crafting and upgrading their gear. Players can join with up to three other people to take down monsters in instanced hunt missions.
Final Fantasy XIV is fantasy MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ set in the main area of Eorzea, a continent on the planet of Hydaelun. Players adventure as one of the six playable races. Starting the game, players wake with the ability to see the past. The PC version was originally released in September of 2010 and re-released in 2013 after a complete overhaul.
Series: Final Fantasy
Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
Directors: Nobuaki Komoto, Naoki Yoshida
Model: Buy-to-play, Subscription
Platform: PC, PS4, Xbox One
Engine: Crystal Tools
PvP: Duels, Arenas, Battlegrounds
PvE: Monster Hunting Quests, Dungeons, Raids, World Bosses
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.
Lost Ark is an upcoming MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ that offers a non-target action combat system, quarter-view angle isometric point-of-view and stunning 3D graphics. Heroes of myths and legends have disappeared and it’s up to citizens to push back the legions and stop the invasion. Take up arms and fight to save the world from Kazeros’ demon army.
Engine: Unreal Engine 3
Release Date: TBD
Status: Korean CBT3
MapleStory (메이플스토리) is a classic side-scrolling MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ set in the fantasy-rich Maple World. Players take the role of citizens with no specific objectives, but to improve their characters abilities and equipment to be able to venture further into the game’s world. The game highly promotes social interaction with features like in-game marriages, guilds, families and in-game popularity stats.
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.
Revelation Online is a Wuxia-themed MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ set in a world frequented with flying dragons and powerful heroes. The game’s world is a seamless open-world with near-unrestricted flight. There are instanced areas such as housing, battlegrounds and dungeons. The combat features extend and make use of the game’s flight system.
Chinese Publisher: NetEase
Western Publisher: Mail.ru/My.com subsidiary
Engine: BigBang (in-house developed engine)
PvP: Duels, Arenas, Battlegrounds, Open-world, Crime System
PvE: Monster Hunting Quests, Ranked Dungeons, Challenges, Instanced Dungeons, Raids, World Bosses