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Nowadays, many players prefer hardcore gameplay, and therefore choose games with the most complex mechanics. Most of the modern video games provide hybrid gameplay, suitable both for casual gamers and for those who like challenges. Still, there are some examples of pure Hardest MMO games, which has the most sophisticated and complicated combat systems, tricky mechanics and craziest competitions. Most of the hardcore games keep players in suspense, with no opportunities to relax, and punish them for every mistake during the gameplay.

Star Conflict

Star Conflict is a free-to-play space action oriented on combat.

RAM Pressure

RAM Pressure is a tactical story-driven FPS with turn-based combat and setting of hard science fiction

Entropia Universe

Entropia Universe is a MMORPG in sci-fi setting, featuring the outstanding economic system .

For Honor

For Honor is a team-based hack-and-slash MMO featuring realistic combat and classes.

BasketPulse

BasketPulse is a realistic simulator of basketball club management.

Perpetuum

Perpetuum was a mech sci-fi MMORPG with player-driven economics.

Foxhole

Foxhole is a MMO military simulator with colossal battles.

Realm of the Mad God

Realm of the Mad God is a pixel MMORPG with hardcore diverse gameplay.

Warspear

Warspear Online is a pixel hardcore video game with old-school gameplay.

Pirates of the Burning Sea

Pirates of the Burning Sea is a game about the "age of pirates" which takes place in the XVII century.

Anarchy Online

Anarchy Online is a science fiction MMORPG developed by company Funcom.

Gloria Victis

Gloria Victis is a MMORPG where you can explore the breathtaking atmospheric Medieval world.

Mortal Online 2

Mortal Online 2 is a sequel of immersive hardcore open-world sandbox MMORPG.

Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege is one of the most hardcore tactical shooter games with destructible environment.

Escape from Tarkov

Escape from Tarkov is a hardcore multiplayer shooter with sophisticated battle mechanics.

Camelot Unchained

Camelot Unchained is an upcoming indie MMORPG inspired by Dark Age of Camelot.

Population Zero

Population Zero is a survival sandbox MMO with RPG mechanics.

Enlisted

Enlisted is a squad-based MMOFPS in World War II setting developed by Gaijin Entertaniment.

Shadow Worlds

Shadow Worlds is an old-school hardcore MMORPG in fantasy setting.

Astonia: The Return of Yendor

Astonia: The Return of Yendor is an ols-school 2D fantasy MMORPG.

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The developers are making their games hard in several different ways. The first and the simplest one can be found in the games, where grind takes the first place of all activities. It makes players spend dozens of hours on monotonous gameplay, usually quite complex, to reach one goal and start grinding again. The game with this conception takes a lot of time to be spent and many efforts to develop the character, so that casual players often pass by projects like that. In some games, the grind starts only at the end of the game, when the race for the best equipment and character’s skill-building begins, so the gameplay becomes suitable both for casuals and hardcore fans.

Another type of Hardest MMO Games requires players to take control of dozens of different activities at the same time. Many RPG projects provide classes with challenging combat roles, which has to control, for example, healing of the teammates, protect them from the enemy attacks, dodge from foe strikes and keep the health rank of the character at a sufficient level. Also, these games usually offer an opportunity to participate in extremely hard raid bosses, which requires a team of well-coordinated players who know the battle scenario and can accurately perform their role. Another feature of hard MMOs is a complicated PvP, which requires close attention to the enemy, understanding of the character’s skills and quick reaction from the players.

Best Hardest MMO Games

  • Guild Wars 1 is one of the most complex MMO games, with the complicated class system, hardcore gameplay and many challenging competitions.
  • Dark Age of Camelot is a hardcore RvR game in a medieval fantasy setting. It has a flexible class system, dynamic combat mechanics and dozens of social-based raids and events.
  • Dungeons and Dragons Online is a game in a fantasy setting, with challenging competitions, unique storyline and universe, and advanced character creation system.