Fantasy and Sci-fi collide to make Starlight Story, a blend of technology and magic in MMO form. Aeria games, a large developer in free-to-play online titles, announced today that the closed beta testing for the browser-based game has begun.
Players, in Starlight Story, players embark on a dangerous question to look for a way to save their dying planet from destruction. All the while, players will explore massive dreamlike landscapes from sophisticated steampunk to magical forests. The conflict of technology and magic is a consistent theme, and players will need to derive strength from both sides to maximize their potential.
Starlight Story features deep MMORPG elements all contained within a web browser. Customization is a major point, giving players amazing control over many parts of their characters. Varieties of "Superstar" transformations will change a characters appearance and abilities at will. There are also pet companions which will aid in combat that can also be changed out. The "Astro" system allows players to further customize the stats of both their characters and their pets.
Starlight Story offers a plethora of content for fans of PvE and PVP playstyles. Players will have to work together to conquer and broad variety of dungeons and challenging world bosses. PvP fans can group up for tough team arena matches while competing for prizes and bragging rights. In-game events will run during the length of the closed beta to promote these features. Rewards will be given to the top players for each class and those with the highest battle rankings.
Starlight Story is free-to-play and players can sign up here.