GamesBeat’s online art exhibit: TERA

TERA has some of the best character design of any game, comic, or movie of all-time. There, we said it. So check out our massive galleries containing over 400 images of the different races, classes, and elaborate gear found in the game!

TERA gallery: Popori classes and gear

Nature guardians awakened by the elins, the poporis live harmoniously in the nature world. Their diminutive stature and warm fuzzy appearance belies their instinctive ferocity in battle. They may walk upright, but their emotions and instincts are closer the animals they once were. Confident and unashamed, poporis rarely feel guilt, embarrassment, or sadness.

TERA gallery: Human (M) classes and gear

Millenia of wandering brought the humans into contact with every other race living in TERA. The knowledge and understanding of the civilized races made them the perfect coordinators for building an allied society. The Valkyon Federation represents a new hope for the world, with humans at its core.

TERA gallery: Human (F) classes and gear

Millenia of wandering brought the humans into contact with every other race living in TERA. The knowledge and understanding of the civilized races made them the perfect coordinators for building an allied society. The Valkyon Federation represents a new hope for the world, with humans at its core.

TERA gallery: High Elf (M) classes and gear

High elves are eager to prove themselves trustworthy allies of the federation. No one questions their skills, but some question their hearts. The elves strive to overcome their own xenophobia, acquired in the aftermath of an all-too-recent war.

TERA gallery: High Elf (F) classes and gear

High elves are eager to prove themselves trustworthy allies of the federation. No one questions their skills, but some question their hearts. The elves strive to overcome their own xenophobia, acquired in the aftermath of an all-too-recent war.

TERA gallery: Elin classes and gear

Never aging, the wise and battleworn elins still appear as vulnerable and innocent as their goddess was in the moment of their creation. Also known as the daughters of Elinu, these divine spirits are committed to upholding their goddess’s dream-keep nature safe, no matter the cost.

TERA gallery: Castanic (M) classes and gear

Known for their dark, wry humor and bold manner, castanics refused to be chained to their dark past, and now strive each day to forge a new future. Fierce and independent, castanics make superb allies… or deadly enemies.

TERA gallery: Castanic (F) classes and gear

Known for their dark, wry humor and bold manner, castanics refused to be chained to their dark past, and now strive each day to forge a new future. Fierce and independent, castanics make superb allies… or deadly enemies.

TERA gallery: Baraka classes and gear

A peaceful and noble race, barakas are nonetheless ferocious in defense of the weak. They are descended from giants, though they have rejected the giants’ lust for conquest. Their imposing presence conceals the true strength of their minds; baraka are giants in intellect as well as physicality.

TERA gallery: Aman (M) classes and gear

After millenia as warrior-slaves to the giants, amani are enthusiastic about this new era of equality. Their endurance of slavery and their newly won freedom demonstrate the strength of their bodies and of their will. The amani strive to suppress the violent nature forced upon them by their captors. Given provocation, however, it will rise to the surface.

TERA gallery: Aman (F) classes and gear

After millenia as warrior-slaves to the giants, amani are enthusiastic about this new era of equality. Their endurance of slavery and their newly won freedom demonstrate the strength of their bodies and of their will. The amani strive to suppress the violent nature forced upon them by their captors. Given provocation, however, it will rise to the surface.

As Tera nears its launch, a hands-on demo shows how far it has come

Massively multiplayer online games are not easy to demo. They’re complex. The user interface is often cluttered, a lot is going on, and the controls often require some adjustment. But En Masse Entertainment and Bluehole Studio nevertheless tried their best to convey what it’s like to play their fantasy MMORPG Tera on the show floor at PAX East this weekend.

GamesBeat Giveaways: 100 beta codes for TERA (PC)

GamesBeat is proud to announce that we’ve secured 100 beta codes for TERA, the upcoming MMO from En Masse Entertainment. Rivaling the visuals and production values of the Lineage series and anything put out by NCSoft, TERA has been a long time coming. Now’s your chance to play the game before it releases in May.