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The former studio behind City of Heroes.

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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.

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’ 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...

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