DescriptionDenotes any game that takes place in a constantly-running environment, even when the player is not actively playing the game. Attributes of such an environment include other players actively playing the game, game-created characters interacting with the environment or other players, etc. such that, when gameplay resumes for a particular user, the environment has changed from when the user last interacted with the environment.
Since most persistent universe games are played on remote servers, an internet connection is usually required to play them to perform updates to the game world.
netWAR was an online-only multiplayer shooter allowing up to 16 players to battle in arena combat. Players could select from...
The original Neverwinter Nights was the first Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (AD&D) Role Playing Game to go online (pay to...
This pay to play MMORPG was one of the first to be popular in Korea in 1996 then it was...
Nintendo DS (2005)
Nintendogs lets you take care of virtual pets (dogs, obviously) on your Nintendo DS. You can train your puppies by...
Noctis is a game that is very similar to Frontier: Elite II and its sequel, but it is also very...
Nowhere Else and Beyond is a web based multiplayer RPG and PBBG which allows players to explore exotic locations in...
Outlaw Racer is a racing game that features three novel features: a randomly generated city each time you race, law...
Perfect World International is an MMORPG that relies heavily on Chinese mythology and concepts. As such, it is set in...
Before the worlds were created, the universe was in chaos. There were no elements, no creatures, no feeling and no...
Long ago, evil specters roamed the universe aimlessly. Out of mercy, Perfect World’s creator, Pan Gu, created the realm of...
An ancient prophecy tells that: "The land of Perfect World will suffer destruction the likes of which has never been...
For thousands of years, the waters beyond the Sea of Reality have been shrouded in mystery. But now, as the...
One thousand years before the modern age, a vast empire rose to power under the rule of a tyrannical king....
PetVille is a Facebook game in which the player can raise a pet.The player can choose from a wide variety...
Xbox 360 (2007)
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The Monter Tree is ill, and only one flying squirrel can save it. Throughout the game you explore a large...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 92 World of Warcraft
- 91 World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King
- 91 World of Warcraft: Cataclysm
- 91 World of Warcraft
- 90 Guild Wars 2
- 89 Guild Wars
- 88 World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade
- 88 World of Warcraft: Cataclysm
- 87 World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade
- 87 EverQuest: The Ruins of Kunark
Games must have at least a MobyRank of 80 to be considered.
Top games by as rated by our users:
- 5.00 EVE Online (Special Edition) (2009)
- 5.00 EverQuest Combo (2000)
- 5.00 EverQuest: Dragons of Norrath (2005)
- 5.00 EverQuest: Evolution (2003)
- 5.00 EverQuest II: Echoes of Faydwer (2006)
- 5.00 EverQuest II: Rise of Kunark (2007)
- 5.00 EverQuest Online Adventures: Frontiers (2003)
- 5.00 EverQuest: The Buried Sea (2007)
- 5.00 EverQuest: Titanium Edition (2006)
- 5.00 Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Echoes of Time (2009)
Games must have at least 1 votes and a MobyScore of 4.0 to be considered.
Persistent Universe is part of Themes. This group of genres contain:
- Anime / Manga
- Board / Party Game
- Cards / Tiles
- Cyberpunk / Dark Sci-Fi
- Detective / Mystery
- Game Show
- Historical Battle (specific/exact)
- Interactive Fiction
- Interactive Fiction with Graphics
- Interactive Movie
- Martial Arts
- Meditative / Zen
- Mental training
- Paddle / Pong
- Persistent Universe
- Rhythm / Music
- Sci-Fi / Futuristic
- Spy / Espionage
- Survival Horror
- Video Backdrop
- Visual Novel