Ian HaracPCWorld

Is That an Elf in My Steampunk? City of Steam Is an Unusual MMORPG

City of Steam, currently in alpha, mixes fantasy and steampunk to make a promising game.

Type Less, Write More with PhraseExpress

PhraseExpress corrects spelling, expands acronyms, and even does math.

Beyond the Realm of Tolkien Ripoffs: Different MMORPGs

Each of these ten MMOs offers something different, whether in setting or in gameplay. Most are free to play, and all are free to try.

Maxthon Is Fast, Free, and Just as Good as the Famous Browsers

Web browser Maxthon is clean-looking and quick, with useful features.

Immerse Yourself in Post-apocalyptic Game Fallen Earth

Fight mutant chickens, explore ruins, and craft weapons in Fallen Earth.

Control a Fantastic World in Free MMORPG Wurm Online

You can literally reshape the world in Wurm Online, an incredibly deep sandbox game marred only by clunky graphics.

Drive a Tank and Beat Up Other Tanks in World of Tanks

World of Tanks delivers arena-style PVP action, with tanks from the past century serving as your avatars in the world.

Ryzom: A Game That Refused to Die

Ryzom offers unique features and a world that isn't Generic Tolkien Rip-off Number 12.

Play Meridian 59, the Oldest Graphical Fantasy MMO Still in Existence

Meridian 59 a look back at the origins of a genre--and it's free.

Battleground Europe Game Is Realistic, But Can Be Frustrating

An ambitious game, but often empty, Battleground Europe relies on too-realistic gameplay and dated graphics and interface.

Darkfall Online Excels at Player vs. Player Combat

Old-school PKing in the sandbox is what Darkfall is all about.

Freemium Game Puzzle Pirates Is Jolly Good Fun

Plunder with puzzles! In Puzzle Pirates, quick wits--rather than quick fingers--help you navigate, pump the bilge, and battle your foes.

A Tale in the Desert MMORPG Takes You to Ancient Egypt

This unique, crafting-focused MMORPG uses no combat whatsoever.

Sony's Cute MMORPG Free Realms Offers Many Ways to Play

Bright colors, busy screens, and some nice mechanics make this a great game for kids, but the intrusive upselling sours it.