What’s In a Game? The Secret World


We all knew it would happen eventually, right?  I did say back in the beginning that the majority of games I cover here would be free to play.  Well…this isn’t one of those. It’s got a payment model similar to KingsIsle’s Pay-by-Zone or SOE’s DLC options, though, so it’s not completely out of the ballpark.

tswThe Secret World is an MMORPG in which you join one of three secret organizations (the Templars, Illuminati, or Dragon) to try and save the world from the “Secret War” going on all around us.  After a series of interesting events take place, your character has the ability to see through the veil and has some understanding of what’s really going on.  Oh, and because you’re all probably wondering, the ESRB rating is M for Mature on the grounds of Blood, Partial Nudity, Sexual Content, Strong Language, Use of Drugs, and Violence.  I want to be perfectly clear here; do not play this game unless you are of the intended age.  These warnings are there for a reason, and I can confirm all of them first hand.

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