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Superhero MMORPGs mourn the passing of comics legend Stan Lee

Geeks of all stripes are mourning the passing of Stan Lee today, perhaps no one more than gamers who live and breathe superhero MMOs. Over on the DC Universe Online forums, there's been an outpouring of love for the iconic Marvel superstar.

The MOP Up: Pagan Online slams ARPGs and MOBAs together

Tack this on your list of action-RPGs to watch. Mad Head Games announced that it is developing a blend of ARPG and MOBA with...

Massively Overthinking: Which MMORPG should have never been made?

This could be a gruesome topic, but it popped into my head after GIbiz published an article with advice for game developers from Melbourne Games....

City of Heroes SEGS emulator patches in early content

Perhaps the best shot of getting City of Heroes back as we once knew it lies in the hands of the outlaw developers...

Ship of Heroes demos deadly Halloween trick-or-treating and spooky new models

Just because a game's still being built doesn't mean it can't work on seasonal events, Ship of Heroes proves once again today. Heroic...

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPGs should be preserved in the Video Game Museum?

In returning to the video game preservation debate this week following the DMCA exceptions granted to museums and archivists allowing them to archive...

The Video Game Museum offers a home to Star Wars Galaxies, City of Heroes, and WildStar

It's the longest of all long shots, but WildStar could be kept alive -- and in a museum, as Indiana Jones intended. And...

US Library of Congress grants DMCA exception for preserving online games

It's a win for the good guys, at least if you figure the good guys are on the side of preserving video game and...

The Daily Grind: Why don’t players use emotes more in MMOs?

The other day I was reading up on Fallout 76's emote wheel -- brought to you by Bethesda's console tunnel vision -- and...

Perfect Ten: MMOs that desperately need proper player housing

Here's something pretty encouraging to me: When I sat down to work on an article listing MMOs that really could use but lacked proper...

The Game Archaeologist: The Death of City of Heroes

August 31st, 2012, was a Friday like any other. City of Heroes players were psyched for the upcoming Issue 24, which Paragon Studios...
Yes, this is one such alt.

Perfect Ten: Ten MMO systems that encourage alts

Here's how much I like having alts: I have alts in Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XI. Two games which are...

The Daily Grind: How do you set up your MMO user interface?

The other day I logged into Star Wars: The Old Republic for the first time in a while, and I once again felt...

MassivelyOP’s first impressions of MapleStory 2, Nexon’s latest MMORPG

It's fair to say that MapleStory always did appeal to an audience that was into a very specific look and feel. If chibi...

Halloween 2018 is live in City of Heroes map emu Paragon Chat ahead of October 20 party

Who says ya can't have holidays in a dead MMO? You can get your Halloween on in City of Heroes right now -...
up in the club

City of Heroes emulator SEGS estimates it could be ready in a year and a half

We freely admit that SEGS may not have the most catchy title in the world, but it does have a goal which is...
It's clear now.

Perfect Ten: Failed MMOs that could have succeeded with more love

Hindsight is 20/20. Unless you're blind in one eye from nostalgia, in which case hindsight is 0/20. In any case, you understand that it's...

One Shots: Concept art showcase

In last week's edition of One Shots, I issued perhaps my most peculiar challenge yet. I asked readers (for once) not to submit any...
We're not counting your game dying as death here.

Perfect Ten: The big book of MMORPG death mechanics

Video games will kill your characters. It's inevitable. I still faintly remember my younger brother's first video game death, when he ran full-tilt into...

Jukebox Heroes: DC Universe Online

This is my frustrated face when it comes to superhero MMO soundtracks. I don't know what it is, but it seems that none of...

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