See: City of Heroes

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’ 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...

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...
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...

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...

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 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
We got it back, after all.

City of Heroes’ Homecoming rogue servers are now blocking copyright-infringing characters

Players on the City of Heroes Homecoming servers enjoyed a privilege they were never afforded during the game's pre-shutdown run time: While NCsoft was...

The Game Archaeologist: The day Dungeons and Dragons Online dropped the free-to-play bomb

By 2009, the MMORPG genre had firmly established a norm for its business model. For over a decade, a monthly subscription -- usually $15...

City of Heroes Homecoming is now banning accounts for… real-money trading

If you thought you could get away with a bit of gold-selling or gold-buying on the side while participating in City of Heroes'...