The stuff legends are made of
by Damien McFerran 20/11/2012
Product: Arcane Legends
Developer: Spacetime Studios
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Action, RPG
Free-to-play MMOs tread a dangerous line between providing the player with a riveting experience and ensuring that the developer extracts enough cash through in-app purchases to make the whole venture worthwhile.
Unsurprisingly, a great many examples fail to get the delicate balance right, and force the player to reach for their wallets in order to keep the momentum and enjoyment going.
Thankfully, Spacetime Studios - the team behind Pocket Legends, Dark Legends, and Star Legends - knows what it takes to make this type of game work. The company has ploughed all of the experience gained with its previous titles into Arcane Legends, one of the most impressive mobile MMOs we've seen in a long time.
The Legends series continues with this attractive and well-constructed action MMO. It's not the finished article quite yet, but given time it could become one of the best titles of its type on mobile phones
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