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Free online RPG 'Scarlet Blade' offers stylish female fighters

By John Gaudiosi

Video Game Reviews

9:30 AM EDT, September 30, 2013

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What's the point of cutting down your enemies if you can't do it in style? Thankfully, that isn't a problem for the women of "Scarlet Blade" from Aeria Games, a leading global publisher of free-to-play online games. The upcoming massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) features enough customization options to satisfy even the most particular of players.

A stunning array of costumes ranging from sultry to outlandish is available. And thanks to the Grafting system, the appearance of any piece of gear can be transferred to another to keep a player's desired look intact -- without sacrificing power. The Grafting system, combined with the option to hide gear in favor of a player's preferred costume, ensures that everyone playing "Scarlet Blade" can tailor their exact look to their liking.

Players can even bring their pets along for the ride. As pets level up in "Scarlet Blade," they contribute to their master's stats. They can also be augmented with Datachips that offer unique abilities (such as automatically picking up stray items), further adding to the options that players have to enhance their characters.

For those who prefer high tech gear, the assortment of futuristic bikes that serve as exceedingly cool mounts is sure to be a hit. And of course, every class comes with the ability to pilot their incredibly detailed -- and powerful -- mech suits for brief periods of time. These huge mechs are extensions of each class' personality and fighting style, and when used properly can turn the tide of even the most dire battles.

"Scarlet Blade" will be free to download, and like all Aeria Games titles, will be free-to-play. Players can sign up for closed beta now at http://scarletblade.aeriagames.com.

With a rapidly growing community of over 40 million core players and a deep portfolio of development partners, Aeria Games is a leading destination for free-to-play online multiplayer games. Founded in 2006 and with offices in the US, Germany, and Brazil, Aeria Games publishes and develops high quality online games in nine languages - covering more than 30 countries. The company's proprietary technology offers strong benefits to both players and developers. Players gain access to a universal gaming destination providing deep, immersive online games accessible from browser, PC, tablet, and smart phones.

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