Yeah, you’ve had the game in the East for a while now, but let’s jump in and check out what the free-to-play MMORPG from NCSoft will offer Western players when it launches here next year!

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Mike "Magicman" Byrne has been a part of the MMOBomb family for years and serves as the site's current Editor-in-Chief. His love for MMOs and gaming in general has led him to covering games for numerous websites including Gamebreaker TV and XIV Nation where he proudly displays his fanboy flag for FFXIV:ARR.

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  1. Todoran on November 4, 2015

    take away the games combat and u get a korean crap mmo!

  2. adasdas on November 3, 2015

    very good game, theres no perfect mmo but this one is definetely in top 5

  3. Flying Bird on November 3, 2015

    How about adding more jiggle effects

  4. Flying Bird on November 3, 2015

    How about adding more jiggle effects

  5. Sam on November 3, 2015

    Was really disappointing to be honest.

    The voice acting was decent, The leveling was ok. Nice variety of classes.

    However combat for all the hype felt really clunky and kinda shit. No warlock class which is the one class i actually wanted to play. Really generic standard leveling, get to zone, kill x, hand in.

    The UI is fucking awful, this is definitely a game-breaker. The customization for it is pretty shoddy and bad as well.

    Will probably play it when it comes out f2p, but will definitely not buy it or pay for membership and will be on my play when bored or until crowfall / legion comes out.

    • Sam on November 3, 2015

      Another thing i forgot to mention.

      I really liked the whole item amplify/upgrade system they have.

      • sam on November 4, 2015

        Really? my original post got deleted and you only kept the positive comment?

        • Magicman Author on November 4, 2015

          Mot the case, your first comment was still awaiting moderation because of the language used. 🙂 It now shows

    • DopeBoi on November 4, 2015

      this isnt your style of game go play WoW instead

  6. kiprianos on November 3, 2015

    from some video i w8 the game more action from this i see now its like swordman and graphic and game i disappoint

    • adasdas on November 3, 2015

      ITS LIKE SWORDSMAN ?!?!?! HAHAHAHAHA!!!! u better try both games and learn english

      • kiprianos on November 4, 2015

        if i learn English u learn
        behavior? i don’t thing i talk bad on u so don’t do this to me English its not life, behavior from other side to any humans it is

        • DopeBoi on November 4, 2015

          dude if you dont know english just please stop talking in english your really butchering it and it hurts my eyes reading your comment holy shit

          • aygummon on November 5, 2015

            i can read it

  7. Fenlius on November 2, 2015

    I leveled 2 characters to max in Tencent (China) Blade and Soul. The combat is very well done, it was fun, fluent and compelling. The whole leveling experience was very enjoyable. It was the typical you travel to one area, do a bunch of quests then move to the next area and repeat. Typical quests like kill x of this and collect y of that but they were oddly fun for me.

    However, the game becomes one huge super boring grind after all side quests and main story are done. If you want to progress, you need to upgrade your weapons. In order to upgrade your weapons, you need to do bunch of daily quests and grind instances repeatedly. Same daily quests and instances weeks after weeks and months after months until you are bored to death.

  8. some random scottish guy on November 2, 2015

    if you like to grind a lot this is the game for you….. i like grinding so i naturally loved it. Along with the fact that its action combat which is very good not clunky at all, nice and smooth,

    If you dont like grind that doesnt matter its still nice to play a once through although I would hold off from buying expensive packs if you dont feel like you could grind out the weapons to progress.

  9. vill on November 2, 2015

    Waiting for the, Now going Pay to Play announcement.

    • Timy Hardware on November 2, 2015

      yeah… it will be F2P

      • Lallnutt on November 2, 2015

        Where is the first look video? this is the Bomblive.

        • Magicman Author on November 3, 2015

          You are totally right, when I uploaded BombLive last night I linked it in the wrong post. Thanks for the heads up! Fixed 🙂