With a title that reminds me of those awful yet glorious B-movies, Square Enix has collaborated with Yahoo! Japan on a new active-time strategy MMORPG called MONSTER x DRAGON. It's actually their second collaboration -- the first being the free-to-play, browser-based warring states simulation game, Sengoku IXA -- and this game is being made to keep the 600,000 players they've acquired since that release.
MONSTER x DRAGON is also to be a browser-based title with real-time strategy, trading card games, and the ability to fight with up to one hundred people at any one time, all included without a necessity to install. You, the player, will leads monsters and challenge people for battle over Square Enix's most favorite thing in the world: crystals.
Like in any RPG, they'll be plenty of variety in terms in of design and the skills the monsters can acquire. There will also be gigantic monsters you can manipulate, and use them to fight alongside other comrades as a team to collect even more crystals. Square Enix is saying that the interface is simple enough for a simulation RPG that anyone can join in.
Beta testing starts from October 13th, and if you want to join in, open a Yahoo! Japan account and register on the game's official site. The game itself is due to come out in Japan sometime this winter.
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