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ArcheAge Review

By EnKite | 10 October 2019
Average: 6.6 (15 votes)

ArcheAge is a client-based multiplayer online role-playing project developed by the Korean studio XL Games.

  • Advanced PvP mechanics
  • The possibility of arranging and decorating your residential area
  • Many in-game events
  • Fascinating storyline

The game has several publishers who have localized and distributed it in certain regions. Tencent Games was the publisher for China, TrionWorlds for Europe, and Mail.Ru Group for Russia and the CIS. Due to the regional spread of the game, for some of them, updates and innovations become available earlier than for others. The release of Archeage took place gradually from 2013 to 2014. The game is a classic fantasy MMORPG, combining the style of magic and the Middle Ages.

ArcheAge Plot

The story of the appearance of the world of ArcheAge is very reminiscent of the biblical story about the birth of humankind. It also has an unusual fact: the game universe was recreated based on the books of Min-Hee Jung. The goddess of all life, named Siol, is the creator of the world of Archeage. Through her efforts, the empty and dead lands were transformed and shone with new colors. She also created Ipna - the first male person whom she settled in a beautiful garden (analog of the Eden). So that he did not yearn for loneliness, Siol gave him a girl named Nui.

The ideal created by the goddess does not take root with the First, leaves him, and then she succumbs to the influence of the demons once created by Siol. Nui becomes the primary source of evil in the world of Archeage. The goddess gives Ipne a new girl with whom they will later create a large family. Children will leave the garden with their parents, and after some time, they will move around the world created by Siol. From this moment begins the development of the storyline of the game world.

ArcheAge Gameplay

ArcheAge is one of the few MMORPGs in which you want to read the game dialogs and follow the plot development. Each NPC is ready to share its story and tell more about their lands. Game designers have worked hard to make the world look beautiful. Thanks to CryEngine 3, game graphics look rich and vibrant. They also did not stint on shaders and shadows but reinforced everything with an excellent soundtrack that complements the atmosphere of Archeage.

This project is famous for its colossal freedom of action with many in-game activities. In addition to the classic passage of story and side quests, the player has the opportunity to participate in seasonal events, massive PvP battles, boss fights, and much more. ArcheAge has a unique schtick, atypical for the MMORPG genre. The developers have made the possibility of buying a residential area, which the player can decorate as he pleases. The main occupation of the gaming community is the trade of resources between gaming continents. This extensive system includes the ability to create surface and ground caravans, robbing other players, and reselling raw materials.

ArcheAge world divides into PvP and PvE regions. Gamers will have to visit both types; however, depending on the preferences of the player, it is possible to stay on either of them. It has its store, where players purchase items for a particular in-game currency. The good news is that in addition to acquiring for real money, you can also earn it by selling rare types of resources at auction. One of the main features of the gameplay is its high variability in the class specialization. The ten directions provided can be combined in various ways, and the total number of classes reaches 120 marks.

ArcheAge is currently one of the most popular MMORPGs. Developers stably release updates, evolving the game more and more. The project is recommended for all fans of massively multiplayer online games.

ArcheAge Classes

  • Warrior - is divided into subclasses of the tank, soldier, and hybrid warrior. The primary mission is to divert the attention of opponents on themselves and inflicting damage in the near range. One of the most suitable classes for beginners.
  • Archer - a class, which attacks at a long distance. Thanks to individual skills and high mobility, he is an excellent DD-support.
  • Mage - a class divided into a combat mage and a support mage. The first mainly deals with AOE damage and hangs negative effects on opponents. The second is an auxiliary element of the squad, which buffs partners.
  • Hybrid - a class that combines the parts of the previous ones. Suitable for players familiar with game mechanics and individual skills of other classes.

ArcheAge System Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Graphics Card: 512MB
  • CPU: Intel Core2 Duo
  • File Size: 30GB
  • OS: 32-bit or 64-Bit Windows XP SP3, Vista SP1, Win7 SP1, Win8

Recommended Requirements

  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Graphics Card: 1GB
  • CPU: Intel Core i5
  • File Size: 40 GB
  • OS: 32-bit or 64-Bit Windows XP SP3, Vista SP1, Win7 SP1, Win8