Ultima Online

Ultima Online is an old-school fantasy isometric MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ that set many standard features for games in the multiplayer RPG genre. Unique multiplayer mechanics in the game like fighting in groups for leveling, crafting, dungeon crawling, fighting with fellow players, exploring a persistent world were ultimately made into staples of MMOs after the turning point that was Ultima Online’s release.

Rating: 12345 (9 ratings, average: 2.89 / 5)
Developers: Origin System, Electronic Arts, Broadsword
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Type: MMORPG
Model: Free-to-play
Platform: PC
Status: Released
Release Date: September 24, 1997

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Warhammer Online

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning is a fantasy MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ with an emphasis on various types of large scale and small scale PvP. Players experienced faction based brawls, Realm vs Realm action and public quests in the game’s open world.

Rating: 12345 (3 ratings, average: 4.67 / 5)
Developer:  Electronic Arts
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Type: MMORPG
Model: Free-to-play
Platform: PC
Status: Shut Down
North American Release Date: September 18, 2008
Closure Date: December 18, 2013

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Star Wars: The Old Republic

Star Wars: The Old Republic is an action MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ set in the same universe as the popular Star Wars franchise. Players choose to rally between the Sith Empire or the Galactic Republic as war becomes ever more evident. Venture into space and mysterious alien planets as a Jedi Knight, Sith Warrior, Bounty Hunter or Smuggler. May the Force be with you!

Rating: 12345 (14 ratings, average: 3.71 / 5)
Developer: Bioware, Electronic Arts
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Type: Sci-fi MMORPG
Model: Free-to-play
Platform: PC
Engine: Hero Engine
Status: Released
European Release Date: December 20, 2011

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Hellgate

Hellgate is a hack’n’slash action MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game where players venture into a post-apocalyptic version of the city of London. Fight mutated monsters and demons by collecting gear from procedurally generated dungeons.

Rating: 12345 (9 ratings, average: 3.33 / 5)
Developer: Flagship Studios
Publisher: Namco Bandai Games, Hanbisoft, EA
Type: Hack’n’slash MMORPG
Model: Free-to-play
Platform: Mobile Devices
Release Date: October 30, 2007
Status: Shut Down

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Dark Age of Camelot

Dark Age of Camelot is medieval fantasy MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ that presents Arthurian lore, Norse mythology and Irish Celtic legends in a fantasy setting. The game is set in the period after King Arthur’s death when his kingdom is in constant war.

Hype Level: 12345 (13 ratings, average: 3.77 / 5)
Original Developer: Mythic Entertainment
Developer: Broadsword Online Games
North American Publisher: Vivendi Games
Current Publisher: Electronic Arts (2006-present)
Type: MMORPG
Model: Subscription
Platform: PC
Engine: Unreal Engine 3
Release Date: October 2001
PvE: Quests, Dungeons, Camps, Raids
PvP: Realm vs Realm, Guild Fights, Duels

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