Three-dimensional, browser-based massive multi-player online role-playing game with both free play elements and membership subscriptions. Often criticized for its poor graphics, Runescape is ideal for gamers on a budget and caters for low end PCs. Players must subscribe to members for more content subscription is at US$5 per month.
Free downloadable mmorpg with purchasable special items from the "cash shop". With three playable races and the best pet system on any mmorpg, it is a favourite among gamers. Note that this game has high minimum system requirements, similar to other games such as World of Warcraft.
Free downloadable mmorpg with colourful graphics where players can fly around on items such as brooms and boards. Special items require real-life currency to buy.
"Granado Espada", Sword of the New World: http://www.swordofthenewworld.com/
This free downloadable mmorpg is unique due to their multiple character control system players can control 3 players at once, instead of being limited to one character per player!
Maple Story: http://www.mapleglobal.com/
Downloadable 2D mmorpg with anime style graphics in which players have 4 classes to choose from, each of which have their own city. While the game is free, there is a cash shop where players have to pay real life money to buy special items.
Ragnarok online: http://www.iro.ragnarokonline.com/
Downloadable mmorpg with cute anime graphics. This mmorpg is not free from their official website, but there are private servers that are free to play on, e.g. http://www.pre-ro.com/ and http://www.ragnarokrevolution.com/ .
Silkroad Online: http://www.silkroadonline.net/