Sony pulled a one-two punch at this year's SOE-Live with news concerning two new MMO's, one announcement concerning new developments regarding their next Everquest MMO and the other being an MMO focused on Dragons.
Immediately I know what some of you are thinking, "dragons have been the focus of MMOs for years". This is wholeheartedly true, we have seen dragons be vilified, turned into pets, mounts, and more throughout the MMO history timeline but we have yet to see an MMO devote so much focus to a singular fantasy species, that is till now.
Dragon's Prophet isn't aiming to just be an MMORPG where dragons just happen to exist within. These aren't background decorations that spruce up the world with danger and diversity. Dragons make up THE core aspect of the MMO. Dragon's Prophet admittedly oozes a sort of Pokemon world feel to when describing its world as "a world shaped by dragon-kind, more than 300 unique dragons roam the lands. Fight, capture, train and ride them in order to unlock their unique skills and abilities." Sounds like Pokemon right?
Beyond the obvious dragon focus, Sony touts features such as action-based combat which according to the website will use "a revolutionary auto-targeting system that gives players unprecedented control during the battles. The auto-targeting system improves on traditional MMO combat systems and offers players a wide range of tactical options." Sounds alot like Sony taking the Tera/Guild Wars 2 combat system and adding media hype but at least seems it won't be using traditional hotkey combat.
Not much else is known about the MMO right now. The trailer above does little more than provide a glimpse into the ingame art style and second long action sequences. If you're interested in taming your own Dragon Sony has already begun taking beta signups on the website.
About the Author
Michael Dunaway has been part of the MMOBomb team for years and has covered practically every major Free-to-Play title since 2009.
Hang out with Day, Will Wheaton, Nathan Fillion and more during the Firefall Fest. It's Livestreamed!
Watch live video from Red 5 Studios on www.twitch.tv Today marks the start of a week long marathon event in the MMOFPS Firefall.By Michael Dunaway - 10 years ago
You May Enjoy
💣 Feature | 10 Best MMORPGs For Beginners In 2023
Here are our top picks for any beginner hoping to discover their first MMORPG journey.By Anthony Jones - 6 days ago
World Of Warships Legends Celebrates The Year Of The Rabbit With Dragons
It’s an interesting choice, but we’re sure players are down for it.By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 week ago
The NFL’s Super Bowl Enters Into The ‘Metaverse’ With The Help Of Roblox
“Roblox has enabled us to create interactive shared experiences”By Aspen Pash - 3 days ago
Blizzard’s Bringing The Original Overwatch’s Credits Currency Back To Overwatch 2 In Season 3
Players will be able to purchase epic and legendary-tier skins with them.By QuintLyn Bowers - 6 days ago
Pokémon Trading Card Game Online Will Halt Card Set Development
The development will officially end on March 1, 2023.By Aspen Pash - 5 days ago
Sega Announces Phantasy Star Online 2 NGS Collaboration With NIJISANJI, And There's Plenty Of Places For Screenshots
The Livers come to Central City.By QuintLyn Bowers - 5 days ago