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

Here we go.

Perfect Ten: The biggest MMO surprises of 2019

After 10 years of covering MMORPG news, I can assure you that I am still fired up to keep doing this. One of the...

The Daily Grind: Do you ever play MMOs in synergistic pairs?

I've noticed a pattern in my MMO play the last year or so. Ever since jumping into Star Wars Galaxies Legends last year,...

Into the Super-verse: 13 text-based superhero MMOs you can play today

As part of this column covering superhero MMORPGs, we have looked at the usual suspects: MMOs of the past (Champions Online, City...

City of Heroes: Homecoming kicks off the winter season in its latest patch

Now that the US has had its Thanksgiving, it's time to look forward to all of the fun in-game wintertime events the MMO gaming...

Massively Overthinking: Gratitude for the MMO genre

Thanksgiving conveniently falls on a Thursday every year, which means it's the perfect topic for our regular Thursday Massively Overthinking roundtable. I've asked our writers what they're grateful for in and around the MMO genre the last couple of years - and now we're gonna do it again.
Full of sound and fury. Sadly.

Global Chat: Remembering the MMO fallen

A discussion chain has been rippling across the MMO blogosphere as of late, with writers reminiscing about online games that have lived and died...

One Shots: If it doesn’t have a tail, it’s not a monkey

No lie, when I had pulled up this screenshot from reader Vincent, I happened to be listening to "Big Ape City" from Donkey...

The Daily Grind: What are your favorite MMO features?

I love me a good feature in an MMO. If it's well-done, useful, engaging, and implemented the right way, a feature can greatly enhance...

Lawful Neutral: When Marvel sued NCsoft over City of Heroes

One of the biggest MMORPG genre stories over the last year has been the ongoing saga/drama around the bizarre but very much welcomed rebirth...

Ship of Heroes and City of Titans share character creation test results

As you may have known, over the past month both City of Titans and Ship of Heroes have released their respective character...

Into the Super-verse: Ship of Heroes’ character creator is bare-bones yet still engaging

Every once in a while, Hollywood releases a pair of movies from different studios at the same time that cover, more or less, the...

Ship of Heroes’ final character creator beta event is this morning – save your costumes!

We hope you got your fill of the Ship of Heroes' character creator beta this week because it's coming to a close today,...

The Stream Team: Testing Ship of Heroes’ character creation closed beta with Heroic Games

What's going on in Ship of Heroes lately? This past week has been a character creator closed beta test with a number of events,...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 245: BlizzContrite

Justin and Bree discuss BlizzCon 2019, Blizzard's apology, WoW Shadowlands, Overwatch 2, Diablo 4, Ship of Heroes, Camelot Unchained, and Final Fantasy XIV, with a mailbag question on MMO housing preferences.

Ship of Heroes’ character creator beta is running a scavenger hunt event tonight

Ship of Heroes is making the most of its one-week character creator alpha, with multiple events and patches to keep everything humming. "We...

Ship of Heroes tweaks character creation tool beta, plans costume contest today

As the character creation tool beta for Ship of Heroes rolls on, the folks at Heroic Games are hard at work making...
Let's go.

The Daily Grind: What future games give you hope for MMOs?

There is no doubt we have definitely moved into a different era of MMORPG development, with super-huge AAA-budget titles and releases being a thing...

Ship of Heroes’ character creation tool beta has officially begun

The Ship of Heroes character creator tool beta has officially begun as of noon today, so superhero fans, now you have

Into the Super-Verse: Putting City of Titans’ character builder through its paces

Mark this date in your history books because the battle of superhero MMO character builders is on! Both Ship of Heroes and

Ship of Heroes says its character creator is a ‘huge step up from games like City of Heroes and SWTOR’

We're just about to see the launch of a character creator tool for our second superhero MMO of the month, as Ship of...