The Best Action Combat MMORPG Of All Time As Of 2018

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Action combat is a type of combat mode that allows players to manually utilize complex movements like dodging, evading and pointing to hit to their advantage in combat scenarios. As opposed to tab-target combat, action combat generally requires a players to trigger their skills within an opponent’s hit-box in order for attacks, buffs or heals to successfully land. It is also common for enemies to have advanced movements like flying, dashing, grabbing and jumping. Here is a list of the top MMORPGs with impressive action combat.

We are listing these games based on release dates in descending order. This is an on-going list that will be updated when a new impressive action combat MMORPG reveals itself.

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Blade & Soul Will Add New Warden Class In Warden’s Fury Update On September 12th

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The next major content update for Blade & Soul called Warden’s Fury will arrive on September 12th. Warden’s Fury will include the new playable class called Warden, the continuation of the epic story arc (Act 9: Cruel Reunion) and the ancient slimy pirate dungeon called The Shadowmoor.

Players with registered accounts before today will each be given a Wandering Swordsman Pack when the class arrives next month. The pack include items to help in the leveling process such as XP Charm, Weapon Chest and cosmetics. For more information, visit the official Blade & Soul site.

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The Best Martial Arts MMORPGs & MMO Games (Wuxia, Xianxia, Wushu, & More)

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Martial Arts MMOs are largely influenced by codified systems and traditions of well-known combat practices.

  • Wushu is Chinese martial arts that consists of several hundred fighting styles that developed over many centuries in Ancient China.
  • Wuxia is a genre of Chinese fiction concerning the adventures of martial art heroes and well known martial art figures in ancient China.
  • Xianxia is a Chinese martial arts novel genre from the Wuxia genre that is influenced by Taoism and Buddhism.

We are listing these games based on their titles in ascending order.

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Blade & Soul’s Next Class Is A Greatsword Wielder Tank & It’s Coming In 2018

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Jonathan Lien, NCSoft’s Associate Producer for Blade & Soul has posted a producer’s letter for Spring 2018 to talk about Blade & Soul’s state and give previews of the content that we should expect for the game in the coming months. On top of the exciting news that the game will switch from Unreal Engine 3 to Unreal Engine 4, players can now look forward to a new greatsword-wielding tank class.

The new tank class will be powered by brute strength. Unlike other classes, this class will consume HP instead of Focus to use certain skills. Players will need to choose wisely. The class will have abilities to mitigate damage and gain temporary immunity to incoming status effects. More details will be shared later this year.

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NCSoft Q1 2018 Earnings Report Shows Blade & Soul As Strongest Non-Mobile MMO While Aion Sales Increase

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NCSoft’s quarterly earnings report for Q1 2018 have just been released and while the company’s giant spike in mobile games revenue continues to even out, several MMORPG titles appear to be making a comeback.

Guild Wars 2 sales dropped by 32% in comparison to the previous quarter. This is to be expected considering the stabilization after the success of the Path of Fire expansion in Q4 of 2017. Aion’s sales jumped by 48% which was fueled by the change in monetization scheme. Comparing the sales of NCSoft’s top PC games, Blade & Soul is leading the way as their highest source of income from PC games. As a speculation, this could be the result of the combination of a large number of updates done to Blade & Soul in the recent months and the hype from Blade & Soul Mobile at the end of last year.

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Blade & Soul Will Convert To Unreal Engine 4 – Graphic Change Looks Fantastic

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Blade & Soul‘s PC version is finally upgrading its graphics and converting to Unreal Engine 4! The highly rated action combat MMORPG has been played publicly on the dated Unreal Engine 3 for over seven years while its more recent mobile and console counterparts are being developed in Unreal Engine 4 already. Here is to hoping that NCSoft will take full advantage of UE4’s graphical additions and cinematic options.

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Blade & Soul Eternal Night Update Will Come On May 2

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It’s hardly been a week since NCSoft went live with the last content update for Blade & Soul, and now they’ve announced that the game will receive a new major content update called Eternal Night on May 2, 2018. The update will include the first half of the Nightfall Sanctuary raid, the Sandstorm Temple dungeon and new legendary soul shield and gear to be discovered. Players will also be able to continue the Emperor’s Tomb storyline in this update.

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The Best MMORPG Graphics Of All Time As of 2018

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We’ve combed through all of the MMORPGs that has shown up in the past two decades and chosen the most eye-pleasing games with the best graphics and beautifully rendered assets to offer.

We have and will only add MMORPGs that are already or nearly playable in the West to this list. However, keep in mind that this is an on-going list, so upcoming MMOs that would otherwise be on this list like Ashes of Creation, Peria Chronicles, Moonlight Blade or any other games that deserve to be listed will be added when they are fully released in English.

We are listing these games based on release dates in descending order.

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