2014 was a really disappointing year when it came to Mmorpg games. “TES Online” was not the game that i’ve had hoped for. “WildStar” was off to a good start, but things turned ugly along the way (the game is slowly dyeing), and “Star Wars: The Old Republic” (Shadow of Revan) was a big disappointment for the most part.
In fact, if it havn´t had been for Blizzards “World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor“. Then 2014 would have been the worst Mmorpg year in a very long time.
But there´s hope. It´s a new year, and there´s quite a few awesome Mmorpg games coming up. And a really good example of that would be Pearl Abyss (a South Korean studio) game “Black Desert” (for PC and PS4).
Which would be a really breath-taking and impressive fantasy Mmorpg (just checkout the fansite!).
Sadly enough though, there will be no Western release until next year. Because at this time, “Black Desert” is a TBA 2016 title.
But at least there´s a handful of gameplay videos, trailers and such, which you can enjoy for the time being.
About Black Desert:
Black Desert has been under development for over a year, and Pearl Abyss has state that a completely new game engine was created for the game. This was done in order to meet the technical requirements of a large-scale open world that would hold expansive battles such as castle sieges.
By having experienced in-house developers, they boldly made their own engine that allowed them to debug and customize their world more easily.
Black Desert is a huge sandbox oriented MMORPG that provides a variety of unique experiences, including strategy-oriented action such as castle sieges and complex battle, and also sophisticated simulation content such as trading, NPC-hiring, and real-estate management.
In an interview, it was stated that the world of Black Desert was divided into two countries – Calpheon and Valencia. These two factions are head to head in competition for The Black Stone, an essential energy resource. Calpheon is a prosperous, commercial-oriented land, while Valencia holds spiritual values above all else.
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