Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Lord of the Rings Online won Best Expansion award of E3 2011

Lord of the Rings Online, Rise of Isengard won Best Expansion award of E3 2011! With strong player base, free to play model making game open for fans we should wait for more expansions for this amazing massively multiplayer online role playing game.
Isengard is the third expansion for LOTRO and brings some great content and features to gamers. For a game that has been around as long as it has, it is exciting to see such an amazing expansion come to the forefront for us - gamers. The idea of “mobile quest givers” alone is worth it for MMO fans as companions join your crew to give you quests as we go. Turbine is really pushing the story aspect here for LOTRO and giving us the ability to make a difference in Middle Earth. Not only that, but everyone will have access to LOTRO’s monster play which allows gamers to jump into PvP as monsters in the game. A hardened veteran of MMOs, LOTRO is serving up some exciting content with this expansion.

Other interesting rewards (naah not related to Lotro)

Best PvP of E3 2011 => Dragon Nest (Nexon)

Nexon comes up to bat this year with Dragon Nest, and even it’s looking like, sweet anime style, Player vs Player is fast and deadly. With knock down drag out fights for gamers in battle ground areas Dragon Nest moves very fast. My team had a blast with the combat in the game pitting warriors against archers and mages trying to bring each other down in the arena.

Rising Star Award for E3 2011 => World of Tanks (wargaming.net)

Tank commanders rejoice, World of Tanks hit E3 this year with the power of a bombshell. The game, which has grown amazingly and now become one of the premiere titles online. World of Tanks gets our Rising Star Award from becoming one of the quickest growing online games. With its successful free to play design and very realistic graphics, gamer can be eaten for many hours.

Best Combat of E3 2011 => TERA (En Masse)

MMO are moving closer into the action combat zone with their play styles. The first game to really bring this to the next level is TERA. With a UI that allows for some combinations and dodges, MMO combat will not be the same once this game hits the market. The game play and combat move incredibly fast for an MMO and gamers will enjoy the very fast combat in the game. TERA continues to impress by having some of the best demos at game shows.

Best Genre Crossover of E3 2011 => End of Nations (Trion)

There have been many spins on the MMO industry from various genres of games. Many companies have tried to incorporate all kinds of game play into MMOs. Gamers can constantly work their forces and construct units to fight it out across virtual battlefields. Trion’s End of Nations does an amazing job of bringing the fast paced multitasking of RTS to the online game space.

Most Innovative of E3 2011 => DUST 514 (CCP)

EVE Online has been a triumph in the MMO industry and the impact that DUST 514 will have on the EVE universe makes everyone stand up and take notice of a game that pays homage to combat in a world of space ships. Factions and gamers have been battling it out for almost a 10 years. Now with DUST 514 gamers will be taking on a whole new level of engagement into the dark future of EVE.

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