October’s MMORPG Betas
Lots of mmorpgs entered in closed beta or open beta phase this month, and some just opened the sign-ups. Here the ones for this month.
Battleswarm™: Field of Honor™ is a revolutionary new game which pits First-Person Shooters against Real-Time Strategists in epic online battles waged between elite Human Soldiers and massive swarms of Bugs.
Explore strange new worlds and seek out new life and new civilizations in a vast, expanding universe. Establish contact with new races, discover resources and uncover mysteries that will influence Star Trek’s future. In 2409, Star Trek Online exists in a timeframe beyond even the latest movies, so everything you experience will be brand new, but still based on all the fiction you love.
Mytheon is a PC massively multiplayer online game which combines the best elements of action strategy and role-playing games, with a heavy emphasis on collectability and combat. Either cooperatively or alone, your Heroes will face challenging missions set in a unique mythological world as part of a quest to banish the gods from their heavenly throne and restore freedom to all mortals.
In Karos Online, players take the role of a hero determined to defeat the curse of darkness falling over the world of Asmara and ascend to ultimate glory by becoming the mythical Karos warrior. Through questing, guild clashes and mass PvP, they enter the fight for domination over the world’s vital energy source, Fletta. Fletta provides the basis for the game’s unique and complex alternate progression system; alongside traditional leveling within the game, Fletta energy can be used to increase stats, give buffs, buy resources and enchant items.
Imagine a living breathing city, but for the first time ever it’s online with streets full of vehicles and thousands of civilians going about their daily life.
Introduce 100 players to this online city. Their mission is to achieve fame and fortune, and achieve it fast. Many will take to a life of crime, feeding on the city, its people and its businesses. Other players, the enforcers, will feed on the criminal players. What will the outcome be?
The great thing is, we don’t know! It’s an online sandbox. Many players will gain fame, fortune or notoriety. Alliances will be formed, rivalries will be bitter. One thing we do know, every player will be unique. Thanks to leading edge technology, players can personalize their looks, clothing, vehicles and music.
Welcome to the next evolution of action games into the persistent online space. You’re going to love it.
Based on the popular Allods series of games (known internationally as Rage of Mages) and featuring eight playable character classes, six races and an expansive and compelling world, it is set to win the hearts of gamers worldwide. The title’s unique setting features magical islands called allods that float in the living substance known as the Astral. With fierce player versus player and player versus environment combat plus epic battles between Astral ships, Allods Online offers a traditional fantasy MMORPG experience with a new science fiction twist.