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Into the Super-Verse is superhero MMO feature column by Justin Olivetti and Eliot Lefebvre. They’re covering all superhero MMOs, past, present, and future! [Follow this column’s RSS feed]

Into the Super-verse: Will we ever get a Marvel MMORPG?

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While DC Universe Online is coasting high on its success in Year Ten, it feels a shame that there's no Marvel MMORPG to match...

Into the Super-verse: A heroic year of superhero MMO development

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As we get ready to tuck 2020 into the annals of history and venture into the wilds of 2021, it's a good time for...
Cap.

Into the Super-verse: Marvel’s Avengers feels like Marvel Heroes by way of Destiny

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This past weekend, I finally had a chance to actually try out Marvel's Avengers because the game was running its open beta. Certainly I'd already...

Into the Super-verse: Early impressions of Valiance Online

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When I heard that Valiance Online was going to be running an open beta this week to coincide with the PlayNYC convention, I knew...
How near, how far.

Into the Super-verse: Seven tips for designing amazing MMO superhero costumes

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While we all know that the real endgame in any MMORPG is fashion, superhero titles take this much further than the rest of the...

Into the Super-verse: Catching up with the big superhero MMOs

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With the weirdness of the quarantine and how it's been impacting game development, I thought it might be a good time to take a...

Into the Super-verse: Getting started with Champions Online in 2020

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The sharp rise and fall of Champions Online back in 2009 resulted in a game that's made for an easy target of jokes ever...

Into the Super-verse: How City of Heroes welcomed me into MMOs

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As we approach the first anniversary of City of Heroes' revival on the rogue server circuit, I wanted to take this opportunity to share...

Into the Super-verse: What superhero MMOs offer that other games don’t

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When I was in high school, the Console Wars were heating up between SEGA and Nintendo. I'm afraid to report that many of my...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Into the Super-verse: Catching up with Valiance Online

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So far in the Into the Super-verse column space, we have touched base with two of the three upcoming City of Heroes spiritual successors:...

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

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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...
We all live on a ship of heroes

Into the Super-verse: How Ship of Heroes is winning the superhero race

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When it came to the explosion of spiritual successors to City of Heroes, there's definitely something to be said about being first on the...
Oh my.

Into the Super-verse: A possible glimpse into City of Heroes 2

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In 2010, popular video game network MTV noted that NCsoft had filed an interesting trademark for a possible City of Heroes 2. While companies...
You made it sing, all right.

Into the Super-verse: A quick-and-dirty guide to picking the right City of Heroes archetype – Redside edition

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The fun thing about City of Heroes is... well, there are lots of fun things. But one of the fun things is that the...
Well, we've got an idea.

Into the Super-verse: A quick-and-dirty guide to picking the right City of Heroes archetype – Blueside edition

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What's amazing about the unexpected City of Heroes revival (and does that ever feel good to type) isn't just that old players are eager to go...
I'm not him! I don't even look like him!

Into the Super-verse: Why didn’t Champions Online do better?

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A while back I was flipping through the backlog of my personal gaming blog, looking at the history of my gaming trends, particularly in...

Into the Super-verse: Getting to know City of Heroes all over again

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It has been well over a decade since I played City of Heroes with any regularity, and yet when I saw that familiar loading...

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