Top 10 Best Action MMORPGs With Awesome Graphics

Best Action MMORPGs
MMORPGs With All the Right Curves

Only The Best Action MMORPGs Make This List

If you're anything like me, you're interested in special effects, visceral explosions, and high-definition gameplay-- And keep it lag free, please.

These action MMORPGs will satisfy your craving for engaging combat while delivering explosive graphics sure to blow your mind!

10. Monster Hunter: World

Monster Hunter: World Gameplay

In this beautifully animated, best-selling, open-world adventure MMORPG by Capcom, control a powerful monster hunter tasked with the study and, in many cases, destruction of fantastical monsters, giant beasts, and elder dragons. Dodge and duck, trick and trap, and hack and slash your way to victory. Crush your enemies, then use their dessicated bodies to fun and upgrade your kick-ass equipment. Explore the stunning and wondrous New World in an attempt to save it from the dying Zorah Magdaros, a mountain-sized Elder Dragon migrating to its final resting place. Will you stop the dragon and prevent this epic disaster?

Beware! Giant, angry dragons are but one of the monsters you’ll face in this stunningly beautiful game.

Wield massive weapons forged from the bones of your monstrous enemies! Go forth and SLAY!

9. Elder Scrolls Online

Elder Scrolls Online Gameplay

Dive into the lore-rich world of Tamriel in Zenimax studios’ online offering of the Elder Scrolls franchise. Fans of Skyrim will quickly fall in love with TESO, owing to the wondrous and well-built game world. Quests are story-driven, NPCs are quirky and interesting, and combat is smooth, visceral, and rewarding. For fans of PvP, there’s a giant battleground with its own set of rules and skills that reward tactical play and keep-siege mechanics. Whether you adventurer as a hulking orcish brute dragon knight, or a stealthy and silent khajit assassin, finding your niche and destroying your enemies in style has never been easier than it is in The Elder Scrolls Online.

Join your friends as you explore a world rich with detail and steeped in lore.

Dungeon crawling and daedric demon extermination are the status quo in the online world of Tamriel!

8. Project TL

Project TL Gameplay

Better known as Lineage Eternal, Project TL is an incredibly ambitious looking upcoming MMORPG title from NCSoft studios that has been in development since 2011. While little is truly known about this title, other than it is the sequel to the first Lineage, the gameplay trailer touts a massive game world with Diablo-3-like dungeon crawling aspects. Player characters have a large amount of control over combat, and we are shown graphic images of heroes hurling hordes of enemies around like ragdolls and destroying terrain willy-nilly. TL has the potential to be a real masterpiece and is slated for Closed Beta release in Korea later this year.

Siege or be besieged! PvP on a massive, and explosive, scale!

And they say size doesn’t matter!

7. Vindictus

Vindictus Gameplay

Vindictus is a cookie-cutter Korean MMORPG that sets itself apart from the fold by utilizing an action combat system reliant on skill, timing, and teamwork. Players can choose from the typical variety of heroes- giant berserkers, tiny-yet-powerful mages, and the like- each of which is beautifully designed but, unfortunately, gender-locked. Vindictus player base is on a steady decline, and this is a game best enjoyed with a group of friends who can take advantage of the instanced dungeon system.

Unleash devastating special moves! Crush and overpower your enemies, earning fantastical loot!

Linear, instanced dungeoneering means you can make your character and jump right into the fray!

6. Black Desert Online

Black Desert Online Gameplay

This. Game. IS. BEAUTIFUL!! Beware, adventurers, the character customization screen will enrapture you before gameplay even begins. Nearly every bodily feature is customizable, from facial bone structure to forearm length, so you can really build a character you resonate with. The active combat system relies highly on player skill, as many moves are performed by button combinations and require proper spacing as your character flips acrobatically through fight sequences. Black Desert Online is a beautiful and well-composed game, bolstered by rewarding questlines and intuitive combat, and best of all--it’s completely free to play!

Yup, this is an in-game screenshot. If you’ve got the power, turn the graphics UP!

Aim each shot carefully! Mastering your characters unique moves will mean the difference in life and death!

5. Lost Ark

Lost Ark Gameplay

Combine Diablo-style action with open world MMO exploration and you have Lost Ark, the isometric action RPG by Korean RPG studio Smilegate. There’s almost too much to say about this amazing looking game, from its visceral combat, to its compelling storyline, to its player-friendly features-- suffice it to say, if you can get ahold of a Korean beta account then you should take the plunge. Ark recently entered its open beta in Korea, and is slated for English patch release in late 2018 or early 2019.

Devastating magics are at your disposal!

These huge world bosses are packing some deadly heat!

4. Destiny 2

Destiny 2 Gameplay

In Destiny 2, the sequel to Bungie/Activision’s award-winning game, Destiny, battle for humanities survival in a world torn apart by war with the Red Legion. Rise from the ashes of a ravaged world to become an uber-powerful guardian, wielding powerful spells and devastating weaponry. Partner up with your friends and battle your way through intense and epic encounters known as Strikes. Strike down the Legion’s deadly leader, Ghaul, and become the hero you were destined to be.


Battle your way through intense, immersive raids, while filling your inventory with badass weapons and mystical items!

Save humanity from the brink of extension. Do you have what it takes to be a Guardian?

3. Blade & Soul

Blade & Soul Gameplay

Blade & Soul is essentially a hyper-sexualized, martial arts reskin of another popular Korean MMORPG, Black Desert Online. It sports similar levels of customization and the same active, combo-oriented combat system. However, unlike other MMOs of similar repute, Blade & Soul offers a unique, qinggong system of travel-- meaning players have access to gravity-defying moves allowing them to scale walls and fly across terrain (think Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon). The game is completely free-to-play and features an interesting storyline and plenty of end-game content for the intrepid MMO adventurer.

Behold lush and vivid landscapes, well-drawn characters, and giant weapons!

Explode from the core! Master the martial arts and take down giant foes!

2. Star Citizen

Star Citizen Gameplay

Do you dream of piloting your own spaceship? Do you yearn for true, open-world exploration? Have you been impatiently awaiting the day when you would be able to strap on your full body exo-suit and go trapesing through the galaxy? Star Citizen offers the consummate exploration experience - all on a massive scale. A galactical scale, in fact! Enjoy a robust single-player experience, or blast your way through other players on your journey for star supremacy. In Star Citizen, the entire universe is your oyster!

Ships, ships, and more ships! A plethora of craft with unique abilities. Be an explorer, a deep space miner, or a dangerous mercenary!

Set down in beautiful, procedurally generated worlds where no two experiences are the same. What adventures await?

1. Conan Exiles

Conan Exiles Gameplay

In Conan Exiles, the survival MMO by Funcom games, fight for your life as an exiled barbarian left (literally hanging from a cross) to die in a barren wasteland. Craft what you need to survive, hunt animals large and small for sustenance, and build a shelter to endure the harsh desert environment. Conan is as sandbox as they come-- it is up to each player to decide their story. Will you forge your path to victory, or be sacrificed to the elder gods? Sharpen your stone ax, gather your barbarian hordes, venture forth into the harsh desert, and find out for yourself!

Nothing like sacrificing your sworn enemies in order to appease a vengeful god!

Band together in order to survive!

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From the fields of Britannia to the dungeons of Nilfgaard, Wes has dedicated thousands of hours to gamer exploration and the honing of his creative craft. Come and join him on his next adventure!
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