Magic Barrage is a retro old school style browser MMORPG developed by Gameguyz and published by R2Games. Gameplay is a mix of shoot ‘em up features with dungeon crawl hack and slash elements. Crassus, once a brave powerful hero, lost control of his own power and succumbed to the darkness, now he is an evil overlord determined to wipe out humanity. Magic Barrage players must prepare for battle and defeat massive armies of evil minions and monsters. The graphic style reminds of old school games but Magic Barrage features all sorts of mechanics like instanced dungeons, PvP events, world bosses and class system.
There are 8 Magic Barrage classes to choose from: Warrior, Paladin, Assassin, Ninja, Archer, Mage, Priest and Warlock. Shortly after creating a game account players are required to make a character, each class has a description that lists important abilities and mechanics. These 8 classes are more than enough to cover different play styles giving players the option to go berserk on the battlefield with a melee dps, shoot enemies from the distance or invoke magic powers to cast powerful spells. Once they create a playable avatar, players are ready to start their journey through the pixelated Magic Barrage world. City of Defense is a main city and a demon free sanctuary, this is where players pick up quests, visit shops, NPCs and interact with other Magic Barrage users. There are lots of demons and evil minions to defeat but not without preparation. Quests give XP and equipment rewards, heroes must be properly geared else they don’t stand a chance against Crassus’s armies. There are regular mobs that pose little threat but instanced dungeons are filled with powerful creatures and strong bosses that require a group of players. Magic Barrage is a free MMORPG no download that allows players to form guilds. Social interaction is one of the reasons to join a guild but it’s also easier to find dungeon mates among guildies.
Magic Barrage combat system is exciting, fast paced and reminds players of bullet hell vintage console games. The action bar is a convenient feature to quickly access special abilities and spells. Magic Barrage players use potions and elixirs to boost their stats so the monster hunt doesn’t stop until the last boss has been put to eternal rest and it has dropped the precious loot. Other popular features include pets, crafting system and PvP events. Magic Barrage is one of the free browser games that put quality content above eye candy graphics and reminds players that developing companies that value solid gameplay still exist.
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