TOP 10: Our Best MMOs List of 2013

Annual Top 10

As another year draws to a close we take a look back over the free to play MMOs that have graced our website this year and have put together another list that we think makes up the best of the bunch. Whether they're new contenders on the scene or just those old dogs that wont give up the fight, here's our Best MMOs List of 2013.



10 - Lineage 2 

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Whilst Lineage 2 might be one of the oldest MMORPGs still on the market, surprisingly it still feels extremely current, which might be to do with the constant updates and content added into the game, not to mention the graphical tweaks so it doesn’t look dated. With over 30 main classes in the game and various stages of class progression as you level, advancement keeps your gameplay fresh as you play through 90 levels of lore packed adventure.


9 - Pirate Storm 

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Pirate Storm is a free to play, browser-based, MMO game set in the era of pirates. Also playable through Facebook, alone or with other pirates in their guild, players must face monsters from the darkest depths of the ocean and greedy, enemy pirates.


8 - Firefall 

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Firefall is a free-to-play sci-fi MMOFPS set in a future Earth where players must band together. Uniting in the form of armies, they will need to collect resources to craft weapons and vehicles to fight back the apocalyptic threat of the Chosen invasion. Let's have a look at our exclusive review of the open beta.


7 - Neverwinter 

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Neverwinter is a free-to-play action MMORPG based on the acclaimed Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game. Epic stories, action combat and classic roleplaying await those heroes courageous enough to enter the fantastic world of Neverwinter.



6 - Aion  

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Aion is quite possibly one of the biggest MMORPGs out there, and it is easy to see why. Packed full of interesting and unique features such as the ability for your character fly without the need of mounts or vehicles is just one of the ways the game stands out. Beautifully designed and rendered environments, fast paced combat, thousands of story-driven quests and more hours of action packed gameplay than you can imagine.


5 - Tera 

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The Exiled Realm of Arborea (abbreviated as TERA) is a free to play 3D fantasy MMORPG with visually stunning graphics quality and a very intense and rewarding combat where skill, position, timing and aim determine success in combat. Players can use a controller or a keyboard and mouse, and they have full control over the attacks.


4 - Rift 

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Rift is a free-to-play PvE focused themepark MMORPG published by Trion Worlds allowing you to explore the gorgeous World of Telara together with your friends and fight against dangerous monsters for treasure, fame and glory.


3 - War Thunder 

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 Set during World War II, War Thunder is a combat MMO game dedicated to military aviation, armoured vehicles, and fleets of this era. Fighting with real players from all over the world in massive historical battles, players are exposed to combat on land and at sea and in the skies.


2 - Planetside 2 

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PlanetSide 2 is a MMOFPS that delivers truly epic, massive combat on a scale never before seen in stunning, breathtaking detail. Battles wage with literally thousands of players aligning with one of three unique factions in intense land, air and vehicle gameplay where the fight for territory is more than a victory, its survival. We also have a review that we made during an exclusive press tour some time ago.



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Star Wars: The Old Republic is a MMORPG with a free-to-play option which allows thousand s of players to explore, adventure and fight in their own story-driven Star Wars saga. It represents a new approach to online entertainment, featuring immersive storytelling, dynamic combat, and groundbreaking companion characters.



6 Comments - "TOP 10: Our Best MMOs List of 2013"

  1. hardmode 10/12/2013 at 15:27 -

    lol… this list is so lame… you know what a bunch of nerds make an mmo list when you see SWTOR in it XD

  2. Martin 21/12/2013 at 21:36 -

    Never played SWTOR, but I’ve seen some good references of it. Any way I still prefer Guild Wars 2 rather than any f2p game. Wish Wildstar was free tho, good list :)

  3. flabbergasted 22/12/2013 at 12:36 -

    Lineage 2???! Where is Age of Wushu on this list. That game is innovative and deep. Very different and still engaging compared to whats available.

  4. flabbergasted 22/12/2013 at 12:38 -

    I assume this is a list of free to play mmorpgs. Why is SWOTOR on this list then? Free to play swotor is very very limited. If you want to progress and enjoy in that game, youll need to pay. You might as well have put LOTRO on this list, at least it is not as limiting as F2P SWOTOR. Neverwinter is also pay-to-win.

  5. kvothe 25/12/2013 at 11:11 -

    tbh this list is really lame. As a f2p mmorpg player i cannot agree with this list.

    You guys need to actually check out games before you post a useless list like this that will affect other people’s decisions to waste time.

  6. Jodude 27/12/2013 at 13:30 -

    swtor might be limited when you are not subscribing, but it is still free. Most F2P games are in one way or the other locked for full content, where you either have to subscribe, or you real Money to get the best stuff in the game. There are no true F2P games out there. There is allways a catch