Leaderboard: Where did all the City of Heroes players go?


Based on the comments under Justin’s Perfect Ten on City of Heroes memories this past week, a lot of folks out there in our audience really loved and identified with City of Heroes. So I couldn’t help but wonder: Where did you all go after the closure?

I tried Champions Online again, and then DC Universe Online, but neither was quite what I was after. Marvel Heroes came closer, but it’s not a traditional MMORPG. I found myself in other games entirely. But am I missing out?

For this weekend’s Leaderboard, tell me, former City of Heroes players — what are you playing now to scratch that CoH itch? I’m going to include superhero MMOs and a smattering of other games readers and colleagues have mentioned to me, but you can pick more than one and tell us in the comments if we’ve omitted your favorite!

What did/do you play to scratch the City of Heroes itch?

  • Champions Online (9%, 119 Votes)
  • Marvel Heroes (8%, 100 Votes)
  • DC Universe Online (8%, 110 Votes)
  • Another superhero game (tell us which one) (0%, 3 Votes)
  • Singleplayer games, not MMOs (tell us which one) (3%, 43 Votes)
  • Star Trek Online (4%, 58 Votes)
  • Guild Wars 2 (6%, 81 Votes)
  • World of Warcraft (7%, 93 Votes)
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic (8%, 112 Votes)
  • Final Fantasy XIV (3%, 41 Votes)
  • The Secret World (8%, 109 Votes)
  • A different MMO from the post-WoW era (tell us which one) (3%, 35 Votes)
  • An MMO from the pre-WoW era (tell us which one) (1%, 9 Votes)
  • I joined the crew or community on one of the CoH spiritual successors (2%, 24 Votes)
  • An emulator (ahem) (1%, 18 Votes)
  • I've never found anything that scratches the itch (18%, 241 Votes)
  • Nothing - I stopped gaming in some way (2%, 23 Votes)
  • Did not play City of Heroes (8%, 103 Votes)

Total Voters: 746

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