Closers Is A Love Child Of MOBA’s And Dungeon Fighter Online

By Eugene . July 8, 2014 . 5:00pm


Closers is a 3D, free-form brawler action PC game. It plays similarly to Dungeon Fighter Online, with players picking a character and then advancing through stages clearing foes.



However, Closers also has an additional mode called Aeon of Strife (AoS), which is pretty much a mode in the game that caters to fans of massively online battle arena (MOBA) such as League of Legends or Defense of the Ancients 2.



The game’s name comes from the youths recruited to the mysterious Black Lambs organization. These “Closers” must close dimensional portals across Korea, which are spewing out dangerous demons and other such monsters. You can catch the backstory in the trailer above.


While you can select from a set of four characters to level and then play with in its side-scrolling mission mode, AoS mode will have their own set of heroes.


Closers is in closed beta in Korea on PC, but there’s already an English site available here.

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  • Slickyslacker

    Tifa, you shouldn’t be using guns.

    For the sake of my blood pressure, you shouldn’t be wearing button-up shirts, either.

  • FitzpatrickPhillips

    Oh hell yes.
    This looks so good. Figures, I learn Japanese then Korea starts making cool stuff like this!

  • Triplicity


  • Rose Spinoza

    *is sad the the comparison is made to DFO but not Rusty Hearts ;_; * *I loved Rusty Hearts…*

    • DizzyGear

      Rusty Hearts would have made an such exelent normal pay to play brawler with rpg elements without the F2P crap bolted onto it like the typical RNG, irritating restrictions and grind BS.
      It still makes me sad how that game ended up. Last i heard the studio behind it even it closed its doors.
      This game looks looks like Rusty Hearts with an S4 League art style. Sadly S4 is a dead shell of its former self as well. *sigh*

      • FitzpatrickPhillips

        Ah…I remember the early glory days of S4 League…damn good times.

    • DeathDias71

      I loved Rusty Hearts too. But the grind was too much once you get into late 20 levels and beyond that. Still the combat was addicting and with friends it more than makes up for the grinding aspect of it. I’m hoping that the combat here is just as fun.

  • Samuel

    Eh,It’s not in Closed Beta yet. It’ll be at 1st August.

    • ishyg

      Then can I say that it’s…closers than you think?

  • Kornelious

    Man this game has STYLE! this would actually be a MOBA game i could get into…..if it was on a console…..and in English :(

    BTW at 5:46…..Me, all the time :P

  • Tu’Ron Wolf Jamison

    Its made by the same crew who made Elsword, if you haven’t noticed from the character models and the in game portraits. O_O

    • Will John

      You know Elsword isn’t the only game in the world to have skill cut in portraits and anime character models right? Anyway, no it’s not. A quick google of the game says the company is called Naddic games, while Elsword was developed by KOG Studios.

      • Tu’Ron Wolf Jamison

        The minds behind Elsword are involved they’re just with Naddic games. Just like how the minds behind Devil May Cry made Bayonetta. These veteran developers were the original creators of both Grand Chase and Elsword. Besides, Seoyuri (who is not shown in the pictures here) just screams resemblance to Eve. XD

        • Luke Blackwood

          Furthermore, the artist behind character artworks is former Elsword artist Ress (he drew everything up to Chung release, if I’m not mistaken)

        • Will John

          I see, my bad

  • Zalin

    This is great news! It’s been almost a year since I last herd anything about this game so I started to fear the worst! I hope we get this game soon it reminds me of lunia.

  • Awesome to see Closers on Siliconera. Been following and waiting to play this since it was announced =^_^=

  • Hexodious

    The only MMORPG i’m interested in.

  • Suzaku

    Aeon of Strife was actually the original MOBA prototype, a map for the original Starcraft. Neat way to pay tribute to the forerunner.

  • That looks cool, May give it a shot on release

  • Black Heaven

    Looks awesome. Might try it if it comes out. Did they mention if this is gonna be an f2p mmo? Or p2p? Maybe b2p.

    Quite refreshing to get a game from korea with modern-day setting. Interesting cast, too.

    • Its a f2p Side scroller 2D game. ex: Dragons Crown

  • Aristides

    This game looks pretty awesome, I’d give it a go when/if it gets released westward.

  • Been waiting this game for almost 3 years… and the web site has an English tab since back then.
    And I even have the game’s Music theme in my cellphone has ring tone for a year now. Wonder if this will ever get here to the west… (All closers in the City – By DaMNa)

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