Emil Chronicle Online or ECO is a type of free MMORPG or massively multiplayer online role playing game. It takes place in a fantasy world called Acronia where three races coexist. These three races are the Emil, the Titania, and the Dominion and all three are playable. The Emil are humans while the Titania are angels and the Dominion are demons. In this fantasy world the three races are in conflict with each other.
The gameplay of Emil Chronicle Online is either PVP or PVE. PVP or Player vs. Player is allowed given specific settings. PVE or Player vs. Environment is the most usual choice available Emil Chronicle Online borrows heavily from Japanese anime in terms of style and presentation. Emil Chronicle Online is developed by BROCCOLI/GungHo Online Entertainment,Inc./HEADLOCK Inc.
This game features a total of 36 missions or jobs. There are 12 job trees to choose from and each lead to three jobs down the line. Different skills set are required for each job and there are a variety of bonuses available as well. Players can also choose from a wide range of available weapons.
ECO was released in Japan in November 2005 for MS Windows. The distribution rights were purchased from GungHo by Gravity.