Game Duel: Blade & Soul vs. Revelation

In Game Duel, we pit two games against each other in a battle that will be decided by YOU, the players. Current games or upcoming titles will enter a duel that only the best will survive. May the greatest games win!


If hype is something to consider, then this is an extremely unfair duel; Blade and Soul has been around for years – well, technically only, for us western players – while Revelation is a game from a fairly unknown Chinese developer with aspirations of becoming NetEase's greeting card. Considering this, which way would you go, the popular fellow or the new kid on the block: Blade & Soul or Revelation?

Where should we begin with Blade & Soul? This is a game that has been around for a while in regions such as Korea, China, Taiwan, Japan and Russia, but the lack of communication from NCsoft concerning the North American and European versions is disheartening. This MMORPG is quickly gaining the vaporware designation as far as the west is concerned, but even over a couple of years after the latest official news, it's still highly anticipated, something that very few games can claim. A top quality MMORPG in many respects, Blade & Soul is known for its amazing art style and impressive graphics, one of the best character creation systems and fast-paced hybrid action combat. Even the storyline is actually interesting, with the nice cinematics to go along.

Revelation is the underdog in this battle but don't let it fool you – this is shaping up to be a very decent MMORPG that is actually a little more than a Blade & Soul clone. This game also includes some Aion sprinkles in the shape of all manner of wings, and we know that some players are absolutely crazy about wings, for some reason. Revelation also looks great, maybe not quite Blade & Soul level but still very similar, and the character customization is very in-depth as well. The Revelation China closed beta began in January, so it's highly unlikely that we'll get to see the game before 2016 – there are rumors of an English release, but it's still too early to have any official confirmation.

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  • kinggamerkg

    yeah RO is better

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  • Nixion

    I would vote for Revelation, BnS lost their chance when they canceled their NA/EU release and left everyone without any news for 1+year until late 2014 they said it was canceled. On the other hand, Rev. look so good and promising however, with more games coming it might have some issues if it will be released in Eu/NA.

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  • Kilstroke

    I would vote for Revelation, i’ve played BnS on the russian server (with the english patch (wich is much better than the atomix or chines one)) and i kinda like Revelation more for the system they use 🙂 + BnS dissapointed me (and others) because they canceled it :/

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  • Atonal

    Lets face it. It’s whatever mmo gets released here first. I would still vote BnS, but if Revelation comes first, than of course my vote would change.

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  • JasonRG

    in graphic and gameplay wise, BnS is my choice, and i have been playing it on chinese version for a few months, it is the best i ever seen. For RO, it has interesting gameplay but not my cup of tea on graphic wise, now check the youtube on RO from steparu, there is a huge differene. One is from korea and and the other is from china(my own opinion, china dont make good games(except for some) and they are copy cats) by the way these both games will take a long time to get to EU/NA so dont vote based on the relaese region.

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  • Tay Bat

    Oh look what game is coming out that we thought wouldn’t

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