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More About Russian MMORPG
The videogame industry in Russia and other Slavic countries is not as well developed as American or Asian ones. Still, although there are almost no big developer companies, some indie studious create quite exciting and entertaining projects, which famous outside the country. Usually, Russian MMORPG are quite exotic not only because of their origins but also because of the setting and genre. The renaissance of Russian game dev left a rich legacy of hardcore, sincere and highly detailed video games, which might seem even too unfriendly and complicated for casual players, and this style evident even in modern games.
Due to many issues, especially economic ones, Russian MMORPG usually developed by independent studios, who can experiment with gameplay and setting of their project; most of these video games were created only several years ago by new studious. The situation is much better with games from other Slavic countries: the Belarusian and Ukrainian studious gather up many Russian specialists. These nations are very close by the spirit so that they can be easily mixed up by non-Slavic players.
If you’re looking for an opportunity to immerse into game inspired by Russian culture, then most likely you won’t find anything suitable. Russian MMORPG developers usually don’t use specific traits of Slavic art and experience, because their local audience has a negative attitude to their native culture — instead of that, they prefer Asian or American style of games.
Best Russian MMORPG
- Life is Feudal: MMO is most likely one of the most famous MMORPG projects created by Russian developers. It’s a hardcore survival sandbox game, which provides players with sophisticated mechanics of character development and terraforming.
- Wild Terra Online is a hardcore sandbox MMORPG with unique visual style, complex gameplay mechanics and many player-based activities.
- Allods Online is one of the longest-maintained Russian MMORPG. It’s a fantasy old-school game which provides players with an exciting plot and many entertaining features.