Published : Bluehole Studios

Developed : En Masse Entertainment

Genre: Fantasy

Release Date: May 01, 2012

Monthly Fee: TBA


TERA Overview

Tera Online is a upcoming fantasy MMORPG from Bluehole Studios, a group of former NCSoft developers. Tera Online emphasizes skill combat and will have no instances. Players will have full control over attacks and the fate of the enemy.

Players in Tera Online can choose from six races and eight classes. Tera Online is set for release in North America and Europe in 2011.rnrn

TERA Review

TERA Review: What Could Have Been The Next Big Thing

Posted on Jun 25, 2012

If I had to quickly describe TERA to someone, I’d say it was a grindy, standard MMORPG with great combat, unbelievable graphics and lots of potential, but since I’m writing a full review, I’ll dive in deeper. Let’s start off with what I mean as a ‘standard MMORPG’. TERA has all the features you’d fine in any [&hellip

TERA First Impression Review

Posted on May 03, 2012

It’s only been two days since TERA official launched, but really, the game’s been live for almost two weeks (when the unofficial open beta head-start began). Since then, I’ve managed to level my Popori Archer all the way to level 27, allowing me to get a better feel for the game than I did during the closed beta [&hellip

TERA PvP First Impressions

Posted on Feb 26, 2012

The second round of closed beta testing kicked off this weekend; opening up PvP for the first time, and while limited, it gave us our first glimpse into TERA‘s PvP system. In short, TERA features an open PvP system where anyone can attack anyone else, as long as they aren’t in a protected area. These [&hellip

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Latest Articles on TERA

Banned from TERA … for life!

Posted on Sep 27, 2013

I’ve been a gaming journalist, albeit a rather unknown journalist, for some years now mainly covering MMO games and spending much of my time playing them. In that time I’ve never received a ban, a temp ban or so much as a warning since I tend to follow the rules of the land. However it [&hellip

E3 2013: TERA F2P Conversion Helps Approach 2 Million Users

Posted on Jun 14, 2013

I know what you’re thinking, “What does En Masse Entertainment consider a user.” The company was kind enough to lay it out for us. The two million mark will be bestowed upon TERA in short order thanks to registered users, not active users. The upcoming milestone comes just over a month after TERA’s birthday celebration. Apart from [&hellip

Happy Birthday, TERA!

Posted on May 02, 2013

Ever play a game and wonder what’s the most popular race? Class? What about the deadliest monster or the richest player? Race and class especially, those are near the top of the list of questions I see in every game I’ve played. And to celebrate the first anniversary of TERA, En Masse Entertainment has fulfilled these [&hellip

Captain Obvious: TERA F2P Option Increases Playerbase

Posted on Mar 15, 2013

What’s that? IGN is claiming that TERA, the action-oriented MMORPG from En Masse Entertainment, has seen its playerbase drastically increase since introducing a free-to-play option? No, really?! Color me shocked! After making the move to the increasingly popular freemium model in early February, TERA has gathered quite a following. It shouldn’t come as a shock to many, [&hellip

En Masse Posts TERA: Rising Patch Notes Ahead of Tomorrow’s F2P Transition

Posted on Feb 04, 2013

Late last week, En Masse Entertainment made the patch notes for the title’s upcoming F2P transition publically available. TERA will be transitioning to TERA: Rising in less than 24 hours on February 5, 2013 after spending nearly a year in the typical AAA subscription model. With three tiers of support available, the action-oriented MMORPG gives players plenty [&hellip

LoreHound Crier 1/26/13 – 2/1/13 At A Glance

Posted on Feb 01, 2013

Many years ago, I had a friend who rarely actually bought anything he wanted. We would go out shopping, and he’d just peer in the shop windows and heave sighs heavy with yearning. At one point, I asked him why he never bought anything. He said he was enjoying the wanting. He said that few [&hellip

TERA Unveils Full F2P Restrictions [Update] Coming February 5

Posted on Jan 30, 2013

The first subscription game to be transformed to the F2P business model in 2013 will be En Masse Entertainment action-oriented MMORPG TERA. The transition was first initiated in the title’s home region out East, followed by an announcement for Western markets early this month. Sticking with what is now a tradition of business model changes, TERA will [&hellip

Why Playing Games as a Designer Sucks

Posted on Jan 23, 2013

The photo to the right pretty much explains my Saturdays. The conundrum is very akin to the one most people spout when talking about fast food jobs: Either you work at a place you hate, and hate your life and the place you’re working at 10x more, or you work at a place you love [&hellip

TERA Going Free-to-Play to Western Audiences

Posted on Jan 09, 2013

Following in the footsteps of Bluehole Studios, En Masse Entertainment announced early today that TERA players will have a subscription-free option heading their way. The action-oriented MMORPG announced that it’d be transitioning to F2P in Korea and Japan just days ahead of the New Year. Sticking with what is now a tradition of business model changes, TERA [&hellip

TERA To Continue ‘Flash Events,’ Talks Upcoming Content

Posted on Sep 20, 2012

Yesterday’s surprise International Talk Like a Pirate Day celebration inside TERA was just to be the first of many ‘Flash events’, according to producer Chris Hager. The man with the plan starts off the discussion by reveling in the success of the Argon Queen update, which marked the start of this new direction; more events with more [&hellip

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