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Ar:piel was a top-down action MMORPG set in vibrant environments where players select a character imbued with animal characteristics and defeat countless waves of monsters.

Publisher: Nexon
Type: Action MMORPG
Release Date: December 03, 2015
Shut Down: April 30, 2019
Pros: +Unique animal-inspired classes. +Anime aesthetic. +Player housing.
Cons: -No Western release date.


Ar:piel Overview

Ar:piel was an anime-inspired action MMORPG set in a colorful world where players select their unique class with skills inspired by their animal counterpart. A top-down camera angle will send players through sprawling dungeons rimming with magical creatures to defeat bosses. Crawl solo or team up with friends to compliment each other's skillsets in battle. Players will be able to take a break from monster hunting to pursue crafting and gathering side-quests such as fishing and cooking. Or design a home for yourself, placing furniture and decorative accessories wherever you choose.

Ar:piel Key Features:

  • Animal Based Classes - choose you class with a skillset inspired by unique animal traits such as Witch Snake and Mage Rabbit.
  • Crafting - take a break from slaying creatures to pursue trades such as alchemy, mining, or cooking.
  • Dungeon Crawler - explore intricately woven dunegons filled with monstrous creatures and bosses.
  • Player Housing - design your abode however you choose with the ability to freely place furniture through an easy-to-use system.

Ar:piel Screenshots

Ar:piel Featured Video

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Ar:piel Review

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Ar:piel Videos


Ar:piel Links

Ar:piel Official Site

System Requirements

Ar:piel System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows XP SP3 32bit
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8 GHz
Video Card: nVidia GeForce 9800 / ATI Radeon HD 4000
Hard Disk Space: 3 GB


Ar:piel Music & Soundtrack

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Additional Info

Ar:piel Additional Information

Developer: Ngine Studios

Mini-test: March 13, 2015 - March 15, 2015

Closed Beta: June 25, 2015 - June 28, 2015
Open Beta (KR): December 03, 2015

Shut Down: April 30, 2019

Development History / Background:

Ar:piel is the first project by Korean game studio Ngine Studios. The game was previously known as Project AX, and the first gameplay video debuted in December, 2013. In Novemeber, 2014 Nexon Korea announced they would be publishing Ar:piel. Six character classes were revealed in a trailer at G-Star 2014. At G-Star 2015 it was announced that Ar:piel would enter Open Beta in South Korea on December 03, 2015. The game launched in several territories including Japan, Taiwan, and Russia but all versions were shut down by April 30, 2019.