marvel heroes

Official Site: Marvel Heroes
Studio: Gazillion Entertainment
Launch Date: June 4, 2013
Sunset Date: November 27, 2017
Genre: Superhero MMOARPG
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

One Shots: The Sunset Club

WildStar is about to be inducted into the worst club there is in the gaming world -- the club whose only requirements is...

PAX West 2018: The PWE gauntlet of Neverwinter and Torchlight

If you had told me five years ago that Perfect World Entertainment would not only own but make many of the games that...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 177: ArenaNet A-bomb

Justin and Bree discuss the Guild Wars 2 debacle, Trove, The Sims 3, Camelot Unchained, Warframe, Shroud of the Avatar, Temtem, Final Fantasy XIV, Defiance 2050, and Trion's Marvel Heroes promo, plus a mailbag entry on looter shooters as the future of MMORPGs.

Trion Worlds offers free MMO goodies for Marvel Heroes refugees

Ever since Trion Worlds announced that it had snapped up all of the remaining assets from Gazillion and Marvel Heroes, we have...

One Shots: My name is Captain Vanity

As I'm off on vacation this week, I knew that I wasn't going to be able to cull through the previous One Shots comment...

Trion just bought up Gazillion’s assets to beef up its MMO publishing arm

Did you see this one coming? VentureBeat has a piece out this morning interviewing Trion Worlds CEO Scott Hartsman, who's apparently just...

Perfect Ten: MMOs with different (camera) perspectives

By the time that World of Warcraft came on the scene in 2004, the MMORPG industry had already gravitated toward standard when it...

Former Marvel Heroes boss David Brevik launches new game, It Lurks Below, into early access

If you've been finding yourself missing Marvel Heroes - but not all the drama and lies - you might want to mosey on...
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Massively Overthinking: How do you maintain your health while binging MMORPGs?

Kotaku put out a piece this week on how to game without wrecking your body, something that's probably bound to come up in...

Video game preservationists attempt to raise $450K to rez Marvel Heroes [Updated]

(We've updated below with MMOBomb's detailed investigation into this Indiegogo - short story, don't go handing over your dough.) With Marvel Heroes dead and...

David Brevik reveals a new indie title in the vein of Diablo and Terraria

Diablo, Hellgate: London, and Marvel Heroes creator David Brevik has just announced his newest game -- and it's both similar...

The Soapbox: Confessions of a serial hoarder (in MMORPGs)

How much is too much? To some, that might seem like a reasonable question. But I knew. I knew. There is no such thing as...

The Daily Grind: Where did you Marvel Heroes players scatter to after the sunset?

A couple of months ago, after we learned about the sunset of Marvel Heroes but before it actually happened early, we asked our...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO studio told the biggest fib in 2017?

Lies piss me off. I have had MMO developers look me in the eye and lie right to my face. I have had PR...

Saga of Lucimia widens its testing pool while hoping that its community will ‘play nice’

Fresh off of its "largest" alpha test to date, Saga of Lucimia and its team are gearing up for a busy 2018. In...

Creditors lay claim to nearly $700,000 in Gazillion assets in bankruptcy case

We named the sad death of Marvel Heroes the greatest MMO disappointment of 2017, and it appears it's not even over yet. Redditors...

Massively OP’s 2017 awards debrief and annual recap

As we did in 2014, 2015, and 2016, today I'm going to recap our annual awards and other meta articles from the...

Working As Intended: The MMOs we lost in 2017

It's true that we lost a lot of MMOs in 2016 -- bigger and more important ones than in 2014 and 2015. 2017,...

Exclusive: Ship of Heroes’ Casey McGeever on the superhero MMORPG genre

Ship of Heroes is super-jumping right into 2018 with two documents of note. The first is a retrospective of what the Heroic...

MMO Year in Review: WoW Classic and the doom of Marvel Heroes (November 2017)

We’re taking a time-machine back through our MMO coverage, month by month, to hit the highlights and frame our journey before we head...

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