Game Description and Comments
Ghost Online is a 2D side-scrolling free MMORPG that will undoubtedly draw comparisons to Maple Story. Both games are side scrolling and have 2D cartoon-like graphics but Ghost Online has its own personality and more of an Asian theme than Maple Story. Interesting features of Ghost Online include castle sieges faction wars toys that act as pets house wars and a soul system where players absorb the souls of monsters they kill. With the graphics and all those features Maple Story veterans and even casual MMORPGers who have never even played MS have a good chance of enjoying Ghost Online.
- Free to play.
- Focused on action.
- 2D graphics similar to Maple Story.
- Soul system where players absorb souls from monsters.
- All players begin as peasants.
- Two factions: Order and Chaos.
- After level 10 players can become an Assassin Warrior Mage or Champion.
- Castle sieges have a 30 vs. 30 limit and need to be scheduled.
- Mini Games are available for groups.
- Toys act like pets that follow your character and give stat bonuses.
- Characters over level 40 can establish a house.
- A house is similar to a guild and go to war with other houses.
- As of this writing Ghost Online is in open beta.
Select Reviews (Edited for Presentation)
Comment: This game is good but not great. The gameplay is almost exactly like MS but it’s missing some key items that were in MS. Thus I found it to be a little disappointing. However I do feel that the graphics and fighting system are better than MS.
Comment: It’s a really good game. It shares similarities with Maple Story (ie graphics) but it has some differences too. The monsters somehow look a little creepy and almost gave my little cousin nightmares. Movement in the game is excellent. The gameplay is very good and leveling is much easier than MS. I can’t say for sure about the features since it is still in beta. Overall Ghost Online is a very good game but the monsters may not be so appealing to players ages 6 and under.
Comment: Nice game with an awesome storyline. People say its a Maple Story rip-off but it’s actually better. It has a great ninja theme.
Ghost Online is free-to-play but does have an item mall.
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