Paragon is a free to play, multiplayer browser game developed and released by Epic Games. Inspired by the Final Fantasy series of games, the action-packed, real-time 3D open-world environment, and highly customizable user interface are strong points of Paragon. Powered by Unreal Engine 4, Paragon was free to play during the early access launch in March 2021, giving gamers an early taste of what the full game had to offer. The free-to-play mode will be extended with further updates, additional characters, game modes, and game maps. Epic Games eventually shut down its official servers in April 2021.
The story of the game revolves around the uterine war between the forces of good and evil. The protagonist, a young woman called Alucarda, fights to vanquish the demon summoned by her father. Players control Alucarda through keyboard interaction and use the keyboard arrow keys to swing her sword and perform different moves. Additional keyboard commands include clicking, holding, and releasing various actions. This action will slow down the game to let the player take a brief pause before moving on to do another action.
Unlike other games where you use up special attacks, in Paragon, skills and actions are unlocked by spending skill points or money obtained through rewards or availing of special offers. These actions then help you progress through the game. Attacks consist of two forms, a single and multi-hitting attack. It is up to the player to choose which form best suits the situation.
The multi-hitting attacks are more powerful compared to single-target attacks. This is due to the large number of enemy characters included in the game. While dealing with several characters, the player has to learn how to strategically strike and counter their attacks and defense skills to be able to kill the enemies without getting hit themselves.
Another mode in Paragon is the PvP mode. In PvP mode, one can engage in battles with other players. There is also a point system involved in PvP. With this, a player needs to earn a set amount of points to get to the top of the ladder. The first player to reach level 25 wins the race.
The game features an elaborate world map. There are maps, wherein you can travel to other areas. Each area features a different climate and terrain. Traveling between areas is possible using a transportation method. Items dropped or collected by the character can be used as weapons and can even be traded for other items or sold at a trader. The player can also purchase items from a trader.
Paragon features online multiplayer. This is great for gamers who don’t have much time to play the single player game. It gives them a chance to hone their skills using a variety of video game methods including PvP. Another thing that multiplayer has to do is to build their character. Skills that a player acquires while playing the single player game can be transferred to a multi-player game. This feature makes the Paragon video game not only a PvP and a PvE game, but it has a lot of skill based modes.
Paragon is a relatively new online game and is yet to reach the popularity of other massively multiplayer online games such as World of Warcraft. However, this new release has already established itself as one of the best MMORPGs around. Players can look forward to a lot of exciting content with the upcoming patches and future updates. They can also look forward to enjoying the awesome visuals and fantastic sound effects that this online game has to offer.