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  • Summary: TERA is an innovative Action MMO featuring groundbreaking combat where player position, timing, and aim determine success in combat, creating an experience beyond the limitations of traditional point-and-click style MMO games. In the world of TERA, teamwork matters more than race or class,TERA is an innovative Action MMO featuring groundbreaking combat where player position, timing, and aim determine success in combat, creating an experience beyond the limitations of traditional point-and-click style MMO games. In the world of TERA, teamwork matters more than race or class, as players form a common federation to stave off obliteration from marauding monsters and evil gods. TERA seamlessly integrates elements such as questing, PvP combat, and crafting into its "all action, no faction" approach, giving players the MMO features they love in an innovative new context. Expand

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. Apr 3, 2018
    78
    TERA's console launch may be off to a rough start, but the amazing combat system should keep players coming back for more, even for players that just want to enjoy an MMORPG without paying a dime.
  2. Apr 18, 2018
    70
    Had TERA appeared on console in 2012, it would have been an impressive and unique product. It still looks pretty good and plays well - its two biggest selling points at launch - but the endless grind, old-school quest structure, and bland story and characters make it harder to sell in 2018. Of course, the social and co-operative aspects of any MMO are important and they may help elevate the experience when the game launches, but TERA's core feels a bit hollow, dated, and irrelevant.
  3. May 1, 2018
    70
    Tera is silly, lusty, and over-the-top cute aesthetic within a massive MMO world, interspersed with frustrating and bad gameplay elements that punctuate otherwise fun and immersive action. The world is full of perils, and players have a lot of control over the types of characters they’ll use to face those perils. More fun than foul, Tera combines the cartoony and the serious in its attempt to create a worthwhile MMO universe, and accomplishes the underpinning of a great title.
  4. May 11, 2018
    65
    While the combat and dungeons are fast and fun and have been translated to console successfully, the over-world has been sliced and diced in a manner that removes most reasons to visit it. If you have a group of friends and you want to run through the game, quickly leveling up and taking down giant monsters, Tera will be a blast. But if you actually enjoy the journey to the endgame, good luck. Tera has lost its patience for players like you.
  5. Apr 4, 2018
    58
    While it’s a good experience overall, it will have trouble hooking players for the long haul in its current state. Personally, I enjoyed most of my time with TERA and I do suggest checking it out since it really won’t cost you anything. It’s a true free to play MMORPG with some great action packed combat. Give it a try, there’s really nothing to lose.
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  1. Apr 3, 2018
    Despite these nitpicks that are unique to the console editions, TERA is still absolutely worth trying out if you've never delved into it before. It's something I plan on sticking with on the side rather than as a main course, but those of you who are already chowing down on TERA should probably stay with the PC version.
  2. Apr 4, 2018
    TERA is a low-risk game to try out. Yeah, the questing isn’t anything to write home about it seems, but it’s still a fast-paced, free-to-play MMORPG, that is genuinely fun to play thanks to its dynamic combat.
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  1. Positive: 2 out of 6
  2. Negative: 1 out of 6
  1. Apr 4, 2018
    8
    Tera is the most 'serious' mmorpg on ps4 so far... .
  2. May 20, 2018
    8
    Un excelente juego MMORPG que permite relacionarte con otros jugadores entrando en batallas épicas, haciendo misiones y elevando niveles, cadaUn excelente juego MMORPG que permite relacionarte con otros jugadores entrando en batallas épicas, haciendo misiones y elevando niveles, cada personaje tiene sus propias características y funciones que permiten que un jugador se decante por ser un personaje según su raza a ser de ataque, apoyo o aguante (TANKE). Las horas de juego son prácticamente infinitas, ademas de ser un juego gratuito en PS4, cabe decir que hay algunos detalles a nivel de imagen, ademas en algunas ocasiones suelen haber tirones en sectores donde existe gran cantidad de gráficos, el sonido es bastante bueno, pero creo que el titulo aun le falta refinarlo en la PS4, en especial en los gráficos, ya que a nivel PC este es bastante superior, por lo tanto los detalles son propios de PS4. Vamos que le pueden dar un plus a TERA. Cabe destacar que existen dos modalidades PVP y PVE, la primera esta orientada a combates con otros usuarios on Line, en cambio la segunda esta orientada a realizar misiones y cumplir objetivos a nivel de grupo. Expand
  3. Apr 14, 2018
    7
    I had been waiting for TERA to come to PS4 ever since it was announced in early 2017. I've sunk 15 hours into the game thus far and here areI had been waiting for TERA to come to PS4 ever since it was announced in early 2017. I've sunk 15 hours into the game thus far and here are my takeaways:

    -The graphics are pretty good. Especially for a F2P MMORPG. You deal with some pop-up textures here to there, but in comparison to the other F2P MMORPGs for the PS4, its graphics and stability are for the most part on the top tier.

    -While the graphics aren't bad, character customization leaves a lot to be desired. The character models are hilariously bad. Apparently every race in the game suffers from a disease that makes there head 1/4th the size of their body. Seriously, why are all the characters ridiculously big? For instance, I picked a human archer for my class and yet I couldn't customize him in any way that he didn't come away the size of an NBA Power Forward.

    -The combat is fluid. Not fast paced. Fluid. That's not a bad thing as 90% of MMORPGs on the market a pretty much the same. So no harm, no foul there and it makes things easy for strategizing with teammates and those who wish to contribute and it does have more of an action-like feel. However, enemies follow you far. And I mean far. Speaking of the enemies.

    -The enemies are pretty much filler as you would expect for the most part. Bosses can be fun. Nothing particularly difficult unless you are getting attacked in a group which is a bit disappointing since I was hoping for a bit more challenge.

    -The spell bars and items cache set up leaves a lot to be desired. There's no doubt on the PC it probably looks fine. But on the PS4 (and I'd imagine XBOX One) It is an eyesore. Its automatically set up for you as you gain them and they are pretty hard to differentiate from one another. Particularly because the text and symbols on them are so small and hard to read. There is no reason for this. I am playing the game on a 65" 4K TV and yet the text and spells are so small you almost need bifocals to see them clearly. You are better off just memorizing everything.

    -More on the spells and attacks: while they are no doubt fine in and of themselves, I personally don't like how it automatically sets them up for you. In addition, I don't like how it hand holds you leveling them up either. It puts the ones you can acquire and upgrade at the top for you and pretty much tells you what to do. The spell system if kind of...boring. You just pick a spell and level it up. I was hoping for something deeper. Most MMOs allow you to not only upgrade spells, but attributes as well. While it sort of does that, its all one pool. In a game where the fighting is more action-y, it would do them well to change how certain characters can do different things (agility, defense, intelligence/wisdom/cunning, etc.)

    -As we know with most F2P games, you either have to fork out a lot of money or grind heavy. Honestly, 15 hours in and I haven't come across a wave of MTX like I would expect which is a really good thing. I feel like I am really having the opportunity to progress along at a good pace. But holy crap, is there a lot of grinding. Apparently the publishers knew how much grinding there was gonna be because I got a payout it felt like once every 15 minutes for killing a certain type/number of enemies. I will never complain about free stuff, but I do find this a bit humorous in a cynical way.

    -Not particularly a big game problem, but deserves and honorable mention: completed quests don't have a hub area. Why is this a problem? Enemies can attack you while you are speaking to your NPC. If they attack you, it cuts off the conversation and you have to kill them and restart the conversation. And 9/10 the NPC won't aggro for you, so you have to do it yourself. While not a big problem, its the thought that counts.

    I would have to say I'm a bit disappointed in this game. While not bad, I expected more. I have been really looking for an F2P MMORPG to pull me away from Neverwinter, but I can't say this is much better. That being said, its a clear step up from the messes that are Skyforge and Star Trek Online. But after dealing with the flaws of Neverwinter for so long, I was hoping for something....different. This isn't a bad game by any means and I see me playing it along side Neverwinter (I love MMOs).

    TL;DR: Its the twin sister of Neverwinter except it has black hair instead of brown hair and it doesn't smoke, but it vapes. If you are looking for an average F2P MMO of which you don't have to sink so much heart into, its either this game or the aforementioned game.
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  4. May 21, 2018
    5
    I'm a big fan of MMORPG since I was a little kid. So far I'm glad this isn't fully pay2win but it is still there a little bit but it isn'tI'm a big fan of MMORPG since I was a little kid. So far I'm glad this isn't fully pay2win but it is still there a little bit but it isn't thrown into your face. The major problem I have is the Kumas Royale (PvP) which kills the game for me because there is a point that you're forced to do it to level unless you want to go through hours and hours of grinding. Kumas is probably one of the worst game mode I've ever encountered. I don't know how the matchmaking is like but I've always ended up losing in this game mode. It seems like the game always puts you into the losing side. I've won 2 times and lost 51 times in this game mode. Something seems very off here.

    Decent MMORPG but huge problem later on for late levels/end game
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  5. May 7, 2018
    5
    Tera Online for PS4 is a pretty cool game but only if you have someone to play it with. The servers are dead and I haven't been able to find aTera Online for PS4 is a pretty cool game but only if you have someone to play it with. The servers are dead and I haven't been able to find a group for a dungeon for over a week now.

    The fact that there is 6 servers and each of them has 3 channels isn't helping to make it easier for players to play together.

    It's a real shame because the game runs really well and you can tell that they worked hard to create the interface that is easy to use for a controller.
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  6. May 7, 2018
    3
    TERA is a good MMORPG with an even better Controller port.
    Graphics are still going good and mechanics are fun.
    System is plagued with
    TERA is a good MMORPG with an even better Controller port.
    Graphics are still going good and mechanics are fun.
    System is plagued with loot-boxes and specific changes that havn't been addressed by the publisher that make the game harder to play in a F2P Environment, artificially pushing people to buy INGAME CURRENCY to be able to progress.
    Beware. Game is riddled with an toxic comunity of p2w players who look down on f2p players.
    Support Discord is amazing, some of the community managers and GM's acctually respond to peoples concerns/issues.
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