In the interest of full disclosure, one of those screenshots is WoW. The other is TES:Online.
If you can't figure out which is which, you've proven my point.
Found the Kotaku article: http://kotaku.com/5907598/first-elde...er-fantasy-mmo
Things start going wrong on the very first page of the story, as ZeniMax Online's Paul Sage says "it needs to be comfortable for people who are coming from a typical massively multiplayer game that has the same control mechanisms, but it also has to appeal to Skyrim players". |
A page later? You're playing the game in third-person, and its combat centres around hotbars activating skills. Your attacks have cooldowns. In clear terms, that means no real-time combat. It is literally explained as using "World of Warcraft mechanics".