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

Our more specific coverage of the City of Heroes revival is also binned here; you can find the tighter chronology of community rogue server posts right here.

Massively Overthinking: Which classic MMOs hold up the best visually in 2022?

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As one of our resident fans of old MMOs, I always have to clarify that it's the systems and ideas in old games that...

Into the Super-verse: Is there any hope left for the future of superhero MMOs?

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When we got the news in May that EG7 and Daybreak had canned its in-development Marvel MMORPG, I didn't have much of a reaction....
mmm whatchu saaaaay

Perfect Ten: The stupid reasons I have had for sacrificing sleep for MMOs

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One of the most useful pieces of advice that I've gotten regarding making decisions for the future is also the simplest: Imagine yourself taking...

The Daily Grind: What counts as ‘gear’ in MMORPGs?

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As we noted in yesterday's piece on Diablo Immortal, there's been a lot of anger over a Blizzard bluename comment that prior to launch...
Online, fine.

Global Chat: DC Universe Online lacks that ‘wow factor’

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Are you heading into the summer season with the intent of sampling MMOs that you've never touched before? If so, then you'll find Virtual...

Perfect Ten: Weird ways we heal each other in MMORPGs

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One of the most important implications of the virtual worlds we visit is that they all boast medical care far above and beyond anything...

Ship of Heroes recaps housing beta, plans a second test in July

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With Ship of Heroes' player housing beta in the rear-view mirror, Heroic Games is recapping the experience in its latest dev blog - and...

Choose My Adventure: Sampling a quick serving of player creativity in City of Heroes Rebirth

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Even though City of Heroes Rebirth is a smaller rogue server in comparison to others out there, I was happy to notice that there...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best auction hall system?

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I can't remember where I was reading it, but a commenter on MOP recently said that the lack of auction hall in The Elder...

Former Hearthstone devs reveal Marvel Snap multiplayer CCG with beta signups open now

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No, it's not a bean, a clicking noise, or a government assistance program: Marvel Snap is just a a new multiplayer card-collecting game. Nuverse...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 373: Bots are bad, ‘mkay?

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Just and Bree discuss Lost Ark's bots, FFXIV's mods, Star Trek Online's Stormfall, Elder Scrolls Online's High Isle, and Wrath Classic beta, with adventures in LOTRO and City of Heroes, plus a mailbag topic on Black Desert's perceived decline.

Choose My Adventure: Some classic mission running in the City of Heroes Rebirth rogue server

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So yes, it would appear that missions are indeed the most rewarding thing to do in City of Heroes: Rebirth. That would probably be the...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most annoying sound in an MMO?

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OK, I realize I am very late to this party, but I just figured out a few weeks ago that Lord of the Rings...
Almost tangible. Again.

Massively Overthinking: If you could change one thing about an MMO…

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Back in April, MOP's Colin posed us an interesting challenge on the MOP Podcast: change one thing about an MMO you don't like that...

Choose My Adventure: My life as a Guardian in City of Heroes Rebirth

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Can the introduction of a completely different class change the entire makeup of an MMO’s experience? That is often the bet pushed forward by...

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite healing style in an MMO?

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If I could only pick one healing style forever in an MMO, it's anything that hooks me up with a Grid-like healing tool. That...

The Stream Team: Checking out the Ship of Heroes housing beta

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As housing is one of Massively OP's MJ's favorite things in MMOs, she's always eager to find fun new housing systems to check out....

Massively Overthinking: The minimum requirements for MMO player housing

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We've got housing on the brain lately, thanks to Ship of Heroes' housing beta, Final Fantasy XIV's botched housing lottos, Warframe's new housing, and...

Ship of Heroes’ player housing beta begins today

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As promised, City of Heroes-inspired indie MMORPG Ship of Heroes is throwing open its superhero doors for a fresh round of open beta beginning...

Jack Emmert is apparently leading a new NetEase studio – and not Daybreak’s Marvel MMO

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So remember how Jack Emmert, the former Cryptic Studios boss, had moved over to Daybreak in 2016, where he was heading up Dimensional Ink,...

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