World of Warcraft: Shadowlands
RPG December 2020
The eighth expansion to the MMORPG game World of Warcraft. Add-on allows you to explore the The Shadowlands with four new zones filled with quests, dungeons and raids. The production also offers many new gameplay features, including a system of pacts that allow you to ally with one of several factions and gain special abilities.
Escape from Tarkov
A MMO FPP/TPP shooter with RPG and sandbox survival elements, developed by Russian studio Battlestate Games. Players become the members of two rivaling military corporations, fighting on the territory of an abandoned Russian city. Unlike many popular online shooters, this game stands out thanks to interesting story and full freedom of exploration combined with a whole bunch of various additional activities, which you can complete on your own or in cooperation with friends. Escape from Tarkov boasts a high level of realism in terms of both gameplay and graphics (thanks to the 3D scanning technology), extraordinary character progression system, and puts much emphasis on survival elements – your character needs to eat, drink, treat injuries, and avoid radiation in order to survive in this dangerous environment.
Temtem is a game that draws on Poker, emphasizing multiplayer gameplay.
Test Drive Unlimited: Solar Crown
The third part of the open-world racing game series that is a part of Test Drive cycle. Test Drive Unlimited 3 is the work of the Kylotonn studio, and the release of this production was handled by Nacon, which took over the rights to this cult brand in 2016.
Path of Exile 2
Continuation of the free hack'n'slash Path of Exile released in 2013, which in practice functions as its big expansion. Path of Exile 2 offers a brand new feature campaign, refreshed graphics and new gameplay mechanics. The latter include 19 character specialisations and numerous changes in all systems, e.g. in active skills.
Ashes of Creation
An MMORPG title set in a fantasy world developed by Interpid Studios, which was established by veteran developers. Ashes of Creation takes us to a fantasy land which experienced a cataclysm a long time ago. Now there are only remains of the civilization, and when the members of sentient species regained rule over the land, they also woke up an old threat. We create our own hero choosing one of eight races with different specializations. Gameplay isn’t much different from what we can see in other games from the genre, though we can get our own land to build a house and take one of the many available jobs. One noteworthy feature is a vast and varied world, which is shaped by players’ actions alongside plot.
A space simulator created by Chris Roberts and the Cloud Imperium Games developer team. The plot of Star Citizen is set in the 30th century. Humanity, united under the banner of United Earth Empire, has begun the colonization of the universe, encountering many alien races in its course. It is a unique opportunity for adventurous pilots to gain fame and wealth, as well as the treasured status of an intergalactic empire citizen. The gameplay combines elements of spaceship simulator, shooter, cRPG, as well as economic strategy. The game offers two modes. Squadron 42 is an offline campaign, in which the player-controlled character joins an elite squadron of star fighters. For MMO aficionados, the developers have created the Galaxy Mode, allowing them to play with thousands of others. Spectacular visuals of Star Citizen are generated by the CryEngine 3 engine.
Skull & Bones
A pirate tactical action game developed by a Shanghai-based studio working under Ubisoft. Skull & Bones takes place during the golden age of piracy on the waters of the Indian Ocean. The player assumes the role of a corsair who commands his ship while gradually building up his reputation and amassing more loot. At the beginning, the player has only a single ship, but as he progresses through the game he obtains an entire fleet of various ships that differ among each other in agility, firing range, and durability. Each ship can be customized with additional parts that change its looks and combat effectiveness. The game takes place in an open world in which the player competes with artificial intelligence and with other players. During the battles it is important to take advantage of water currents, prepare proper tactics, and to cooperate with allies. It is also important to select adequate ship for the type of task the player intends to complete.
New World is a MMORPG developed by Amazon Game Studios. The game takes us to a vast, open world inspired by the aesthetics and atmosphere of the 17th-century South American colonies and the beliefs of people who lived there. We can focus on playing alone or join forces with other players. It is up to us to retake areas overrun by monsters in order to establish new villages. We can craft new tools and weapons, farm, or even try to survive in the wilderness where we will have to face not only monsters but also bandits. New World focuses on the community, which can be seen in the game's integration with Twitch. The game is based on technology created specifically for its needs, which allowed for the creation of a highly detailed environment with advanced character models and particle effects.
A free-to-play online action-RPG designed for the Asian market by the South Korean studio Tripod. The game is set in a fantasy realm, whose people managed to avoid an invasion of evil thanks to the titular Ark. After years of peace, the leader of demonic legions, Kazeroth, tries to use the artifact to take over the world. The players have to find it and prevent the imminent disaster. The game employs isometric camera in gameplay, resembling such classic hits as Diablo or Torchlight. There are 18 character classes, each representing an original take on classic RPG archetypes. In the game you get to explore (both lands and seas), collect resources and treasures, and fight against mighty bosses, as well as other players in the PvP mode. Lost Ark features high quality graphics powered by Unreal Engine 3.
Hunter's Arena: Legends
Hunter's Arena: Legends is a spectacular online fantasy action game that combines elements of the battle royale and MMORPG. The production was developed and released by Mantisco studio.
A MMORPG that enables the players to enter an unusual world that combines steampunk with fantasy. During the game, the players can control mechs, fight dragons, fly airships and use magic.
Will to Live Online
An MMOFPS title, which sends the players to a post-apocalyptic vision of Eastern Europe infested with hordes of blood-thirsty mutants. Will to Live Online lets us traverse an open world while we perform tasks given by its inhabitants, develop our character (and ensure their survival) and learn the truth behind humanity’s near-extinction.
An MMORPG set in the Medieval Ages, developed by independent Polish studio Black Eye Games. Gloria Victis was designed as an alternative to many similar Asian MMO games, which usually fail to represent the actual feel of the Medieval period and its socio-economic realities. The game is set on the continent devastated by a long war and crusades, where the leaders of the most powerful nations still fight for dominance. Your character is thrown in the middle of that conflict. Although the hero will belong to one of four archetypes, the character progression offers a large degree of freedom (no classes or professions). As you play, you get to explore the vast world, tale part in various missions, and fight opponents with a wide arsenal of weapons characteristic for the period. Much emphasis was put on the complex economy, crafting system with 10 specializations, and social features, e.g. creating player guilds.
Starborne is a PC-based MMO strategy, in which we develop a cosmic empire. Matches last many months and involve thousands of players divided into several competitive factions. While playing, we must manage our nation efficiently, colonising the worlds, improving technology and conquering with the army, but it is also necessary to select actions so that we can serve not only ourselves, but also the whole party.
Fallout Shelter Online
Strategy December 2020
Online version of the free strategy game Fallout Shelter. Although the gameplay mechanics remain the same and the player still focuses on expanding his own crypt and taking care of the needs of its inhabitants, this time the game also includes multiplayer functions.
Action RPG with an open world from NetEase. In The Ragnarok we find ourselves in a fantastic land on the verge of extinction inspired by Nordic mythology. During the game, we play as a hero endowed with divine powers, whose task is to stop the apocalypse.
Action December 2020
A first-person MMO shooter set in the post-apocalyptic setting of S.T.A.L.K.E.R., which was based on the motifs from Roadside Picnic, a novel by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky. sZone is the debut production from the Russian studio Cybertime Systems. The players assume the role of stalkers – daredevils brave enough to venture deep inside the restricted area surrounding the destroyed nuclear plant in Chernobyl in search of valuable artifacts. The authors prepared a number of various quests during which you will face mutants controlled by AI (PvE) or other players (PvP). The dark, gloomy visuals are powered by the BigWorld Engine, created by the authors of the game.
Adventure December 2020
Minecraft Earth is the mobile spin-off of the popular Minecraft, containing the key mechanics of the original gameplay, but bringing action to the real world through augmented reality technology. The title allows for joint building and adventure for people from all over the world, offering rich opportunities for cooperative play.
Taern: Broken Ranks
Taern: Broken Ranks is a MMORPG by the Polish studio Whitemoon, responsible for the browser game The Pride of Taern. The game was inspired by isometric RPGs of the Fallout and Baldur's Gate series.
Last Oasis is a postapocalyptic survival set in the open world. The player's task is to survive in the remnants of the world destroyed by a climatic catastrophe. Donkey Crew studio is responsible for production.
An online survival action game developed by Gamepires and Croteam, the creators of Serious Sam. The action of SCUM takes place in an alternative reality, where humanity, desiring intense experiences, watches a brutal TV show in which prisoners fight among themselves for life and the favor of the sponsors and fans. The competition, being one season of the program, takes place on Bagne de Cayenne, a grand island. The only task of the player is to survive. Knowledge and skills prove particularly helpful in that. While playing, you have to make sure you have enough food, perfect your weapon skills, martial arts, and hacking skills. Additional highlight of the unusual tournament includes numerous sponsors and producers of the program. If we manage to ingratiate ourselves with them, we can count on unique and incredibly valuable gifts that will make staying alive much easier.
Crimson Desert is a MMORPG developed by Pearl Abyss. During the game, players will learn about the fate of the commander of a group of mercenaries - Macduff. The action of the title takes place in the same world as the previous work of the studio - Black Desert Online.
Valnir Rok is an online action game by Encurio. The production was inspired by Norse mythology and you play as a shipwrecked Viking, who finds themselves on a mysterious island full of ruins, mysteries, and monsters. The gameplay gives you much freedom, so you can decide which tasks you want to complete and how to do it. You can e.g. fight AI-controlled enemies, focus on gathering resources, creating items and buildings or join one of the player-created clans and fight with other such groups for influence and lands. An important part of the gameplay are the gods, whose disposition towards you is a result of your decisions and sacrifices. The game utilizes a third person's view and the combat system is arcade-like.
Action December 2020
A survival sandbox, in which the player assumes the role of a dinosaur. The Isle Development Team enabled the player to control creatures like Austroraptor, Carnotaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Gallimimus, Utahraptor, Acrocanthosaurus and Allosaurus. The main and only objective of the game is to survive on an island the size of more than a dozen of square kilometers. Depending on the selected creature, the player must hunt for smaller dinosaurs, hide in bushes from predators etc. In addition to getting food, one must also remember to drink water that might not be easy to find. During the game the player can join other users on the server, create herds and set up ambushes for other beasts. It is also possible to create nests and raise offspring – player’s friends can assume their role. The Isle features high quality three-dimensional graphics. The dinosaurs are well recreated and the island features varied areas.
Simulation 31 August 2020
Extended MMO, prepared for mobile devices. EVE: Echoes tries to offer on the screen of a phone or tablet the depth that is associated with EVE: Online. The production was created by NetEase Games studio (in cooperation with CCP Games).