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MapleStory 2 Provides A First Look At Its 3D Gameplay

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Nexon have been working on MapleStory 2, the sequel to their hit 2D side-scrolling MMORPG for several years now, and they finally revealed some gameplay footage from the upcoming game. 4Gamer shares a look at the game’s new trailer.

 

 

It’s immediately noticeable that MapleStory 2 will be quite different from its 2D predecessor, with an all new 3D look to go with a world made of blocks, but it still seems to retain some of the elements from the original game, such as the vast worlds to explore and super-deformed character styles.

 

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The battle looks fast-paced, with more emphasis on surroundings and action elements, as seen in other recent MMORPGs, where dodging enemy attacks is part of surviving huge boss fights.

 

MapleStory 2 is currently in development, and will launch sometime this year in South Korea, with a Japanese launch announcement expected to be made sometime in the near future.

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Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera. Gamer, avid hockey fan, and firm believer in the heart of the cards.