Posted by: tsubaki | August 1, 2008

Blade and Soul

Crimz posted on our forums regarding an upcoming Korean MMO called Blade and Soul, which just totally catches our breath and balls. Featuring 4 races and 8 classes, coped with extremely titating graphics, insane action base gameplay and a very oriental character design.

When I first saw the character art for it, I’d swear they were from Manga Carta. The game engine is based on the Unreal Engine 3, delivering the same kind of quality that top end PS3 games have delivered.

‘Blade&Soul’ is an Oriental Martial Arts MMORPG that breaks the traditional confined and monotonous game plays, providing the gamers a completely new experience. It is expected to open a new dimension of MMORPG through ‘game environment alteration,’ ‘expansion of tasks that a character can carry out within the game.’

The Oriental world portrayed by its unique graphics, diverse stories embedded in Oriental fantasy tales, and maximized action that has never been witnessed in online games until now will lead gamers to a completely new experience.

Product Information
Publisher: NCsoft
Developer: NCsoft
Genre: Oriental Martial Arts MMORPG
Website: –
Release date: N/A

Main Characteristics

• Oriental Martial Arts Action: It is full of symbolic and well known Oriental martial art elements such as ‘Energy Ball’, ‘Inner Energy’, ‘Swift jump,’ etc. The important themes of Oriental martial art fantasies such as justice and chivalry are richly spread throughout the game by means of martial art.

• Oriental-features: Breaking away from the traditional medieval fantasy world, it takes an Oriental mysticism as the background environment. The basic world-view is based on the Korean myth ‘Song of Genesis,’ and the factions within the game are also modeled after Korean mythological characters

• Constantly Changing Environment: Within ‘Blade&Soul,’ many conditions change according to the play of the gamer, on the other hand, the environment creates diverse situations for the gamers. This system will provide the gamers with a new experience that has not been witnessed until now.

• Powerful Action: The main motto of battles within ‘Blade&Soul’ is ‘super powerful action’ that can distinguish itself from existing games. Players can knock back opponents and use diverse fancy skills according to the condition the gamers are posed in. The game aspires to provide battles that are enjoyable even by just watching them. Everyone can enjoy the battles of ‘Blade&Soul’ through simple comtrol.

The video of the game speaks for itself. The latter half of the video will make you come buckets, guranteed. But hold on to your guns. This game is far from reaches the shores of the Korean community, much less the English community.

But this sort of destroys a lot of MMO out there, rendering rather bland looking eh?

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Responses

  1. cool fan forums: http://www.bladensoulfan.com

  2. OMG because frickin game ive ever seen, ive got to get this game no matter wot but if NCSoft see this post plz make a english langauge website for us plz

    Thank You for Reading

  3. This site truly has all the information I needed about this subject and didn’t know who to ask.


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