Ragnarok Online's Little Mobile Friend Launches Next Month

Illustration for article titled emRagnarok Online/ems Little Mobile Friend Launches Next Month

Ragnarok Online, Gravity Co.'s massively multiplayer online role-playing game, has been going strong for more than a decade, driven by the free-to-play model, simple gameplay and adorable 2D anime character sprites. Next month those cute little bastards get even smaller with the release of Ragnarok Online: Valkyrie Uprising for Android and iOS devices.

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Already released in Korea (and translated into English) to the delight of millions of players, Ragnarok Online: Valkyrie Uprising is a full-on free-to-play MMORPG, complete with guilds, parties, player-versus-player combat, raids, standing around in town selling things—the whole shebang. It's a companion story to its PC big brother, revolving around something happening that threatens the fate of tiny anime people, at least that's my understanding of it. Players choose from one of four classic Ragnarok Online character classes and then run about poking Porings with swords until they die.

Ragnarok Online: Valkyrie Uprising will be released on iOS and Android next month (with cross-platform play, no less). Players that want a head start can go to the game's official website and pre=register for a chance at amazing in-game items that will make your tiny person better than everyone else's.

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Illustration for article titled emRagnarok Online/ems Little Mobile Friend Launches Next Month

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I'll never forget RO.

Great memories of playing with friends from all other the world. MAstering the vertical firewall, the intense trading a Prontera market that was bustling.

It is in my top 5 video game experiences, and I have played thousands of games.

I don't quite know if it's nostalgia but every now and then I still think of it.

I may get this for good old times' sake...

I'd love to go back there, great years.