Excerpt: Lost Eden is the fourth expansion pack for the online game, Anarchy Online . After a horrible launch, with constant crashing and random bugs, Anarchy Online has come a long way in six years. This game is set in the year 29480, on a distant planet called Rubi-Ka. The planet is going through a civil war between the Omni-Tek Corporation, and the rebel clans.
Excerpt: Simply put, Anarchy Online is the most beautiful MMORPG I've ever seen. The world ranges from lush forests to dirty mega-industrial cities, and each location is displayed with a visual panache usually reserved for fine-tuned first person shooters. I found myself consistently in awe of the sheer scale of the game, with sweeping skyscrapers and towering trees looking fantastic.
Excerpt: Anarchy Online is fairly old, so don't expect to see anything groundbreaking or miraculous coming from this game in this day and age, where EverQuest 2 , Lineage II , and World of WarCraft reign supreme. The only thing that Anarchy Online has going for it is the fact that it can run on older machines, and also it is one of the few MMORPGs out there that has a plot that is based purely on science fiction.
Excerpt: Having been on the market for over two years now, (Release: June 27, 2001) this review will discuss the past, the present and the future of Anarchy online . An Overview A new breed of MMORPG, one that allows up to 48 distinct combinations of race and profession and introduces an interesting new skill and advancement process.
Summary: The Notum Wars is the first retail add-on for Funcom's online role-playing game Anarchy Online, although Funcom prefers to call it a "booster pack," since the developer feels it doesn't have enough new content to call it an "expansion pack." Whether or not you agree, Notum Wars adds a few new features to Anarchy Online, including new high-level player vehicles, new items and quests, and, most importantly, land control.
Excerpt: Experienced Anarchy Online users need not apply for the Special Edition, unless they just want the extras - they already know what the game is all about. New users can't, however, go wrong by plonking down the $20 it'll take them to pick up the game, and at least trying out the game for a free month to see if they'll like it.