Over the past year we have seen a lot come out of the MMO market. Rift launched in early 2011, Star Wars: The Old Republic in late 2011, and most recently, Guild Wars 2 and the latest World of Warcraft expansion. And despite the miriad of options we have had there is still plenty of room for more.
Let’s face it, Star Wars: The Old Republic was a massive failure and World of Warcraft has been getting stale since Cataclysm. In my opinion, Rift and Guild Wars 2 are the most solid experiences available at the moment. What some may not realize though is that Guild Wars 2 borrowed a lot of what made Rift so great – multi-role classes, dynamic world events, and level scaling.
Trion once again puts themselves in a great position to excel and my experience with the beta has once again validated what I have been saying for a long time: you need to experience the world of Telara. Read more… »