Neverwinter: Fury of the Feywild now live, adds new zone, races, unicorns

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Neverwinter's (opens in new tab) Fey aren't just wild, they're furious . Though I'm not sure why: they get to ride unicorns and have ridiculous fairy pets (opens in new tab) and everything, in this very first expansion to Cryptic Studios' free-to-play MMORPG. Fury of the Feywild (opens in new tab) adds playable Moon and Sun Elves to the game; it also adds a new zone, items and enemies and so on, though you'll have to part with your hard-earned real-world gold for some of it. Silly names and gorgeous vistas await in the launch trailer.

I like this narrator a lot better than the old one (opens in new tab) , though I'm slightly in awe at their old-timey cheesiness in either case. If you're unsure whether to try Neverwinter, well, it's free-to-play, so it shouldn't hurt too much to have a go. We were particularly impressed by the game's Foundry editing/modding tools in our review (opens in new tab) .

Ta, RPS (opens in new tab) .

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.