The Arknights Awakening Alpha test started last week and I was glad that I was able to sneak my way into the test. A lot of people didn't really expect a Tower Defense themed game judging from the art alone. The genre alone rarely appears in today's gaming market and is fairly rare! I had some fun with the Alpha test the music was great, clean UI, the art is amazing, and the maps gradually became a lot harder over time. The game does have some resemblance to Girls Frontline with the cutesy characters and awesome artwork. You can evolve your characters in Arknights and their artwork would change into something super pretty as seen in my gameplay video below. They will also unlock some more passives or active skills upon evolution. There are three ways to earn characters in the game and that is through the story mode, Gacha, and the manufacturer or recruit mode. Most of my 5-star characters came from Gacha. The unit rarity didn't really matter much because the higher star units … [Read more...] about STEPARU News, Reviews, Previews & Information for Foreign Games Arknights Alpha Test Preview an Upcoming Anime TD Game
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With closed beta invites already being sent out for MapleStory 2’s closed beta next month, more and more people are wondering what exactly we have to look forward to. MapleStory 2 is a free to play, 3D MMORPG that utilizes an entirely new graphical system, showcasing beautifully bright, vibrant environments to traverse and explore. MapleStory 2 has the same fun, fast action combat that players remember from the original, with noticable improvements made to utilize the new 3D engine. I’ve talked about Nexon in the past. Although they’re not as bad as Aeria Games or My.com, they are still very, very money hungry when it comes to their games. MapeStory 2’s character creator has about what you’d expect from an Anime MMORPG: Here comes the rough part. The Korean version of MapleStory 2 – you know, the iteration of MapleStory 2 that our English version is derived from, is quite heavily pay to win. The Korean version of MapleStory 2 … [Read more...] about Should You Play MapleStory 2? Everything You Need To Know About The Upcoming Anime MMORPG!
Two weeks ago I included a small segment for Genshin Impact in our Weekly Byte of MMORPG News. Genshin Impact is an open-world action RPG coming to both PC and mobile devices in Spring 2020. MiHoYo, the team behind Genshin Impact revealed that it will feature full cross-play functionality between the two platforms.this link right here to sign up for the beta. I know this is what most of you are waiting for – and the answer is a simple.. No. It is not. Unfortunately. But don’t feel dismayed just yet. Genshin Impact is said to provide players with a huge explorable fantasy world, an epic story and fast-paced action condensed into a currently-at-least, single player experience. A business model for the game has yet to be revealed but since it’s planned to release on both PC and mobile devices, it’s likely that the game will be completely free to play on both. … [Read more...] about Is Genshin Impact An MMORPG? The Upcoming Anime RPG Explained
There’s a big market for anime, JRPG and Manga MMORPGs. 2019 has seen some new entries joining existing staples, and here’s our updated top 5 picks for MMORPGs you should check out this year. Let’s begin. Caravan Stories (PS4) Now out on the PlayStation 4 for North America, Caravan Stories is a fun and relaxing MMO to play on your couch. This JRPG has over 2 million players in Japan, and let’s you play as a fantasy race selection comprising of Humans, Elves, Dwarves and more. Each race has a unique story-line but you can play other race stories too without creating alts. What’s unique about Caravan Stories is that you can recruit over 100 beasts and heroes to join your Caravan. Combat is party-based and and you’ll utilize your skills and tactics to defeat difficult raid bosses in the world and dungeons. You can play with others too, with a decent guild system and ranked PvP which is all about tower defense. And don’t forget to upgrade your … [Read more...] about Top 5 Anime, JRPG and Manga MMORPGs 2019
Blizzard Entertainment. Whether it’s Overwatch, Hearthstone, or World of Warcraft, you can expect only the best from the big blue. Fans will be excited to know that Blizzard has announced a trio of animated shorts for the upcoming World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth expansion. "War has a way of making—or unmaking—someone. Take the plunge into the lives of three iconic leaders from across Azeroth and learn more about what war has made of them." The animated movies will spotlight three iconic leaders of Azeroth: Jaina Proudmoore, Sylvanas Windrunner, and Queen Azhara. The videos are scheduled to come out on August 14th. Meanwhile here’s a short teaser to tide you over. FacebookTwitterReddit Related … [Read more...] about World Of Warcraft Announces Warbringers Animated Shorts For Battle For Azeroth