Rift, When I first heard about this game it was said non-chalantly that it would be interesting to play. That person was right about it being interesting to play, however they weren’t correct when they brushed it off as not being better than the game we were currently playing, World of Warcraft. Through the years I have played nearly every mainstream MMO under the sun,( EverQuest, Star Wars Galaxies, Everquest 2, Final Fantasy XI, WoW, Final Fantasy XIV, Aion,Vanguard, Age of Conan, and the list goes on), but this one was different, something about it felt…right.
After I found out about RIFT I only wanted to know more, in fact I HAD to know more. In my research I found out that RIFT had been in development for 5 years, which made me think that this game would fail since they would be massively behind the times. However, I couldn’t have been more wrong. The game was the most polished complete game I’ve ever played in a beta event.
So far I’ve only gotten to experience the awesomeness of RIFT in the beta events 4, 5, 6, and the Open BETA. Immediately when you load up the game the cinematics blow you away. It seems the story is based on the events that happen following the apocalypse, when Regulos opens a rift to the elemental planes of the dragons which in turn kills every warrior who is battling the evil Regulos. These warriors could never have stood a chance with the powers they currently had. However, all was not lost. The Gods did not take a liking to the deaths of their children, so they raised them into ascension.
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