city of heroes

Official Site: City of Heroes
Studio: Paragon Studios/NCsoft
Launch Date: April 27, 2004
Sunset Date: November 30, 2012
Genre: Superhero Hybrid Themepark
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, Mac

Ship of Heroes’ character creator is adding so many glowing eyes you guys

Did you miss the body morphs video Ship of Heroes pumped out over the weekend? Don't fret; it's still watchable, even if...

Ship of Heroes shows off the power of morphing body shapes with its newest video

The upcoming test for Ship of Heroes' character creation is arriving on November 1st, and that means plenty of new superheroes running around...

Into the Super-verse: Catching up with Valiance Online

So far in the Into the Super-verse column space, we have touched base with two of the three upcoming City of Heroes...
It knows you sinned.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 242: And then Blizzard said, ‘Hold my beer’

Justin, Bree, and Eliot discuss the Blizzard boytcott and fiasco, the Daybreak layoffs, Shroud of the Avatar's sell-off, the Guild Wars 2 hacker piece, and a few happier stories too.

Global Chat: One MMO gamer is trying to finish Fallen Earth before it’s gone

When you know that your beloved MMORPG is about to be shut down, what do you do? If you're the blog 24 Hours...
Hospital boat.

Ship of Heroes shows off the hospital for the character creation beta

The character creation beta for Ship of Heroes is coming quickly, set to arrive on November 1st. But you won't be limited to...
It ensues.

The Daily Grind: Do you actually engage with player-generated content in MMOs?

Two videos inspired today's Daily Grind. One is a recent episode of Extra Credits about player-generated content in games - what we've always...

Ship of Heroes’ character creation tool donor beta is set for November 1

Just an hour ago, we joked that City of Titans and Ship of Heroes were just about to have a big ol' showdown...

City of Titans’ avatar builder is coming to backers soon

Ship of Heroes isn't the only superhero MMORPG in town that's getting a character builder out to its fans this month: City...

Perfect Ten: Kickstarter MMOs that raised the most money

The rise of crowdfunding in the mid-2010s swept a large wave of MMORPGs our way that might never have happened otherwise. For a while...

The Daily Grind: Should MMOs do away with stat armor entirely?

While I'm all about progression and acquisition for my MMO characters as they journey through the levels, I'm less and less enthused about collecting...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 241: The MMO industry reshuffles its deck

Justin and Bree are joined by Gamigo's Merv Lee Kwai aka Khrolan for a sponsored interview on ArcheAge Unchained, plus news on Guild Wars 2, Funcom's Tencent investment, Red Dead Online on PC, Raph Koster's new MMORPG, and adventures in WoW and City of Heroes.

Choose My Adventure: Figuring out the crazy train of Torchlight Frontiers’ Railmaster

So it turns out that the CMA readership would really like to see me run around with a murder train following me. This...

Ship of Heroes will let players save and share a costume file

"Okay, so which blue is it again?" "The third one down." "Down from the top?" "Yes, Frank, that's what down means." "Okay, is this good?" "...dammit, Frank, no, you...

Into the Super-verse: Why Ship of Heroes’ character customization tool is so important

What kind of hero are you going to be today? In most MMOs, that question and its possible answers are watered down and homogenized, but...

Ship of Heroes teases character creator tool beta with new preview video

It's happening, folks: Ship of Heroes is set to announce the date for its character creator tool this week, which means it's cranking...

City of Heroes: Homecoming patches in the third part of Issue 26 with new stories and powers

At long last, City of Heroes players who have been aching for new story content have an option for exactly that with the...

City of Titans defines alpha and beta, teases a patcher, and shows off unisex outfits

There's been a little bit of a news burst coming out of the City of Titans camp. The devs have taken a moment...

Make My MMO: Ashes of Creation Apocalypse is review-bombed, again, as Fig throws shade on Kickstarter

If Ashes of Creation Apocalypse thought it could avoid a review-bomb with a new Steam portal as Apocalypse hit early access this...

City of Heroes’ Homecoming announces Issue 26 Page 3, Halloween content, and collab with other rogue servers

City of Heroes' Homecoming servers, rogue or not, are pushing forward into legitimacy. As we've been covering, the servers, which have been