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Dragon Quest X

Dragon Quest X is an anime-style, JRPG-inspired subscription MMORPG in which you must stop Nelgel, the Lord of Hell, and save the world. Freely switch between classes and engage in combat that's a mix of turn-based and MMORPG.

Publisher: Square Enix
Playerbase: Medium
Release Date: August 2, 2012
Pros: +Non-human races. +Freely switch between jobs (classes). +Cross-platform gameplay. +Free-to-play up to level 20.
Cons: -Small zones. -Not easily accessible to English speaking users. -Box fee and a monthly subscription. 


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90 Minute Fever

90 Minute Fever is a sports simulation game where players are managers of their own soccer team. Recruit players from all time periods to create a team to take down any and all opponents in real-time matches in a persistent game world.

Publisher: Isokron
Playerbase: Small
Type: Sports Simulation
Release Date: July 12, 2016
Pros: +Player-driven economy. +Manage finances and team strategy. +Bid system for athletes.
Cons: -Matches are boring to watch (nothing to really watch). -Match commentary is text only. -UI is too plain.

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Final Fantasy XI

Final Fantasy XI is a subscription-based MMORPG where players can explore, conquer, and protect the fantastical land of Vana’diel. It features a unique class system, with 22 non-static jobs, and the story-rich experience that is essential to all Final Fantasy games.

Publisher: Square Enix
Playerbase: Low
Release Date: May 16, 2002
Pros: +Story-rich MMORPG. +Unique class system with non-static jobs. +Party gameplay well-balanced.
Cons: -Monthly subscription fee. -PS2 and Xbox servers have been closed. -Dated graphics. -Steep learning curve.

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EVE Online

EVE Online is a sandbox MMORPG set in a science fiction universe. Players command their spaceship in an enormous galaxy where they can participate in piracy, mining, manufacturing, trading, combat, and epic fleet warfare.

Publisher: CCP Games
Playerbase: High
Release Date: May 6, 2003
Pros: +Enormous universe to explore. +Varied PvP options. +Mature and helpful community. +Player-driven economy.
Cons: -Steep learning curve. -Solo-gameplay becomes repetitive. -Controls and interface can feel clunky.


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Shores of Hazeron

Shores of Hazeron is an MMO empire simulation game. Create your race, build up your empire from nothing, and conquer the galaxy.

Publisher: Software Engineering, Inc.
Playerbase: Low
Type: MMO Empire Simulation
Release Date: February 16, 2015
Pros: +Unique mix of multiple genres. +Robust character creation. +High level of control over your empire.
Cons: -Dated graphics. -No female characters. -Extremely high learning curve. -No character progression.

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Darkfall: Rise of Agon

Darkfall: Rise of Agon is a fantasy MMORPG that combines first-person combat, a dynamic sandbox environment, and PvP-oriented gameplay. Fight against thousands of players with full loot open PvP, taking part in epic sieges and naval battles.

Publisher: Big Picture Games
Playerbase: Low
Type: Fantasy MMORPG
Release Date: May 5, 2017
Pros: +Variety of playable races. +First and third person combat. +Skill-based progression.
Cons: -Requires subscription. -Learning curve. -Hardcore gameplay may not appeal to all.

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Ultima Online

Ultima Online is a fantasy MMORPG set in a sprawling, persistent world, long considered a turning point in the development of the genre. Play as you like with an open ended skill system, exploring the a world, fighting other players, sailing the high seas, and developing your professions to sell sought after goods.

Publisher: Electronic Arts
Playerbase: Low
Type: Fantasy MMORPG
Release Date: September 24, 1997
Pros: +Open-ended skill system. +Player housing. +Enormous, persistent world.
Cons: -Dated graphics. -Clunky user interface. -Heavy grind for all tasks.


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Dark Age of Camelot

Dark Age of Camelot is a medieval fantasy MMORPG set in the time after King Athur’s death, as his kingdom splits into three warring factions. Choose from 3 factions, 21 races, and 45 classes to travel across a mythological world with monsters, dungeons, and Realm versus Realm PvP.

Publisher: Electronic Arts
Playerbase: Low
Type: Subscription MMORPG
Release Date: October 10, 2001
PvP: Realm v. Realm
Pros: +Huge catalog of classes/races. +Loads of content to explore. +Epic RvR combat (Pioneered the genre!)
Cons: -Tedious and clunky UI. -Steep learning curve. -Dated graphics may turn away new players. -Some balance issues.


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World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft, WoW for short, is a 3D fantasy themed MMORPG set in the Warcraft universe. World of Warcraft is widely considered the "gold standard" of the entire MMO genre and, despite the fact that the game was launched back in 2004, it remains one of the most played MMORPGs in the world.

Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
Playerbase: High
Type: Subscription MMORPG
Release Date: November 23, 2004
PvP: Duels, Arenas, World and Battlegrounds
Pros: +Excellent soundtrack. +Balanced gameplay. +Tons of content. +Varied PvP options. +Huge variety of mounts (land and flying). +Great lore.
Cons: -Limited appearance customization. -Some zones are redundant.


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Final Fantasy XIV

Final Fantasy XIV is a 3D fantasy-themed MMORPG from Square Enix. The game is a re-launched version of original Final Fantasy XIV, the second MMORPG in the franchise, and features an updated game engine, revamped gameplay, and a new storyline.

Publisher: Square Enix
Playerbase: High
Release Date: August 27, 2013 (NA/EU)
PvP: Duels / Arenas
Pros: +Great character customization. +Excellent soundtrack. +Good variety of classes and professions. +Player housing.
Cons: -Zero class customization. -Early game feels a bit slow.


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