When I was younger, I always confused 2D anime MMO MapleStory with other 2D anime MMO Gaia Online. I wasn’t a particularly bright kid. MapleStory had a cool idea by mixing up normal MMO trappings by making the game a 2D platformer. Then MapleStory 2 happened and forgot about what made the original so interesting by turning it into your bog-standard 3D MMO. Bummer.
So what better way to celebrate a troubled series of MMOs than uh… making a VR version of it for a convention in South Korea? That’s exactly what Nexon is doing, as it has announced it will be showing off MapleStory VR at the G-Star event in Busan, South Korea from November 19-22.
The game will be compatible with both the Oculus Rift and the Samsung Gear, and we’ve got a video of it in action, courtesy of MMO Culture.
We don’t even know if it is an MMO, or just a VR game set in the MapleStory universe. Either way it’s not exactly the VR .hack or Sword Art Online game we’ve been waiting for, but it’s kind of cute so I’ll allow it. Still an utterly bizarre choice though.
But you know Maplestory 2 has been released and it is being a 3D game. Most players say that 3D Maplestory 2 bring them another great playing experience including the game interface and definition of screen and characters. MMOTANK store is cooperating with many platforms in order to work out better methods of farming Maplestory 2 mesos. We also have some maplestory buyers joined this activity, which is an interested thing definitely!