There is a new MMORPG (yes, another one) from NCsoft that I have been keeping my eyes on for a few months. It’s called Aion: The Tower of Eternity. Aion: The Tower of Eternity is a beautiful fantasy MMORPG set in the ethereal world of Atreia. One of its unique features is flight for transportation and for combat. That’s right. You can fly in this game. You. Not you riding on top of a mount or standing on an airship. Aerial combat!
Another key feature of Aion is the combination of PvE (Player vs. Environment) and PvP (Player vs. Player) combat systems into a new system: PvPvE. One of the main factions in the game is a non-player faction that is an enemy to all. So you’ve got the two separate player factions jockeying for supremacy, and the third NPC faction that is trying to dominate all.
The European website for Aion was launched a couple of weeks ago. There aren’t too many more details about the game on the site, but everything I have been reading on forums and the images released so far are very interesting.
The consensus at The Aion Source is that it’s pronounced “EYE-on” (as I suspected).