Moonlight Blade is an upcoming Wuxia themed MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ in which players choose the path of one of eight distinct clans (five officially announced) to follow in their path by doing tasks like assassinations, create killing, spying and more. The maximum in-game sight view distance is set to a whopping 2,300 meters. Beautiful graphics and the ability to infinitely glide in stylish fashion are often highlighted.
Project Z is a semi-isometric top-down MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ inspired by games such as ArcheAge, Lost Ark and Lineage Eternal. It is considered by many as an attempt to provide classic MMO experience. The game offers a progressions system based on a story-line, ocean sailing, tab target isometric combat, life skills such as husbandry and farming, and a housing system.
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
Skyforge is a third-person action MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ in which players take the role of powerful immortal beings fighting to defend their world from the hoards of hostile gods on the planet of Aelion. The game offers the “prestige system”, through which characters advanced based on their stats and other factors. This allows players to develop and switch between characters at anytime.
The Elder Scrolls Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game that is set in the continent of Tamriel. Gameplay consists mainly of non-linear content such as quests, random scenarios and free-roaming exploration.
Series: The Elder Scrolls
Developer: ZeniMax Online Studios
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Type: Action MMORPG
PC Release: April 4, 2014
PS4 & Xbox One Release: June 9, 2015
PvP: Duels, Alliance Wars, Battlegrounds, Sieges
PvE: Quests, Public & Instanced Dungeons, Bosses, Trials, Arenas
World of Warcraft is an MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ set in the Warcraft fantasy universe, four years after the events of its predecessor Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne. Players traverse through the world forming companionship with guilds and parties, and meeting enemies from opposing factions and dungeons of old. Gameplay has evolved tremendously since its initial launch with the introduction of seven expansions.
World of Warcraft is a juggernaut when it comes to popularity, consistency and playtime longevity. The game remains as one of the highest regarded MMORPGs of all time and is holding its title of the most subscribed MMORPG in the world with report of 5.5 million subscriptions in October 2015.
Developer: Blizzard Entertainment
Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
Designer: Rob Pardo, Jeff Kaplan, Tom Chilton
PvP: Sieges, Clan War, Duels, Open World, Caravans
PvE: Monster Hunting, World Bosses, Taming Wild Animals
2010 Population: 12 million subscriptions (peak)
2015 Population: 5.5 million subscriptions
World of Warcraft Expansions List
- World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade — released January 16,2007
- World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King — released November 13, 2008
- World of Warcraft: Cataclysm — released December 7, 2010
- World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria — released September 25, 2012
- World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor — released November 13, 2014
- World of Warcraft: Legion — sixth expansion, released August 30, 2016
- World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth — released August 15, 2018
Bless Online (블레스) is an MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ set in a fantasy world with two factions locked at war with each other for ultimate rule over the world they live in. The Hieron controls the northern lands and the Union controls the southern lands. Tame thousands of creatures from all across the vast lands of Bless Online.
Developer: Neowiz Bless Studio
South Korean Publisher: Neowiz Bless Studio
Russian Publisher: XP Games
Global Publisher: Neowiz Bless Studio
Engine: Unreal Engine 3
PvP: Duels, Arenas, Battlegrounds, Open-world
PvE: Monster Hunting Quests, Dungeons, Raids, World Bosses
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.