Elsword is a free-to-play, 2.5-dimensional side-scrolling action MMORPG. It features real-time action gameplay and includes both player vs. environment and player vs. player modes.
I'm a big fan of Manga and Anime, so it comes as no surprise that I was quite enthused going into Elsword, the Korean action 2D MMORPG. I was able to experience the game in two ways, one as a lower level character to see natural progression, and then another as a high level character. Did my sidescrolling experience match up to my expectations? Put simply, yes. There are quite a few 2D successful action MMOs on the market. From Maple Story to Grand Chase, they all offer a similar 2D experience, but they branch off as far as actual gameplay goes. For example, I view Maple Story as a game that's much slower paced. Elsword, on the other, hand is a fairly fast paced game. Not long after the initial tutorial, are you venturing off to different maps to take on hoards of... Read Review