Rifts and invasions deliver a welcome dose of unpredictability.
Flexible class system is fun to tinker with.
Vibrant and attractive world is a pleasure to explore.
Fully featured and completely stable.
Makes it easy for players to come together and defeat.
Dynamic, active landscapes.
Deep character customization.
High social interaction.
Overtly similar to other games in the genre.
Uninspired questing and lore.
Monsters are often packed too densely.
By About.com on May 24, 2011
Review Date: April 6 2011Publisher: Trion WorldsDeveloper: Trion WorldsESRB Rating: TeenGenre: MMORPGYou've probably noticed that the number of fantasy MMORPGs on the market has soared to such heights in recent years that it's getting hard to...80
By Atomic MPC on May 19, 2011
We don’t think there’s anything wrong, per se... but we're just not...-
By NowGamer on April 26, 2011
As far as Blizzard and NCSoft must be concerned Rift is the annoying new kid at school that instantly gels with all your mates and not just because they’re new or wear their hat at a jaunty angle. Rift boasts familiar comforts and innovation in...88
By DarkZero on April 24, 2011
Published April 24th 2011. Written by Dominic Sheard. From first sight of Rift’s marketing campaign – ‘We’re Not in Azeroth Anymore’ – it’s clear that Trion Worlds are aiming Rift directly at the World of...90
By Neoseeker on April 13, 2011
MMOs operate under a different set of rules than the rest of the industry, starting with a title’s lifespan. Good MMOs need to keep players engaged for more than a month or two, so the game’s success shares a correlation with its addictive...80
By Game Chronicles Magazine on April 07, 2011
Over the last month I have been journeying through a fantasy MMORPG world that while familiar in design and ideas is far better than anything that I’ve experienced in years. The world is Telara and the MMO is Trion World’s epic first release...90
By GamingShogun on April 01, 2011
RIFT is set in the fantasy world of Telara filled with struggle over the impending doom by the dragon god, Regulos. You play as an Ascended warrior and are given the choice of playing between two warring factions. The Guardians can be seen as paladins...-
By GameZone on March 29, 2011
Entering the world of RIFT, you’ll witness the complete destruction of the lands of Telara. You take part as one of the Ascended, a resurrected warrior brought back to fight and defend the lands against the demon Regulos—playing either as...85
By Gaming Age on March 28, 2011
So if I told you I was playing an MMORPG right now that featured human, dwarf, and elf like races, split into two sides battling it out against an ancient evil force hell bent on destroying their current planet, that allowed players to pick classes...77
By Gaming Nexus on March 24, 2011
Trion Worlds first game, Rift is making waves with players who've grown tired of wandering the hills of Azeroth, scouring the Shire and soaring the skies in Aion. The latest subscription-based title to hit the market introduces the world of Telara,...85