Aaaaand now there’s a new temporary City of Heroes rogue server up

Can we just agree that the City of Heroes drama going on right now is wild? Turns out it's damn hard to organize...

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG benefits most from its IP?

We have certainly debated the downsides of basing MMOs on established intellectual properties, most namely the danger of having the license pulled and the...

The Titan Network is negotiating to open a legal community-run City of Heroes server

Following the abrupt shut-down of the first City of Heroes rogue server yesterday, the game's community has been in turmoil as leaders urged...
I probably don't exist.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 218: A pretty darn good week

Justin and Bree discuss City of Heroes, Atlas Reactor, Peria Chronicles, Torchlight Frontiers, Caravan Stories, Villagers & Heroes, and Star Trek Online.

Pirates of the Burning Sea’s new owners aim to revitalize the game after rescuing it from certain doom

City of Heroes' resurrection and preservation efforts are big news this month, but we've covered similar stories about playerbases rescuing video games from...

City of Heroes’ first new rogue server shut down over a fake legal threat, but admins say it’s coming back

 It appears that the City of Heroes rogue server that was up in testing all weekend has already run into trouble with what...

Leaderboard: Do you plan to play on a City of Heroes rogue server?

I don't know whether people have guessed by now, but a lot of the City of Heroes screenshots we use here on Massively...

City of Heroes’ rogue servers may abandon character restoration as 14000 gamers register to play

The City of Heroes rogue server drama continues this weekend as community work advances behind the scenes to bring the game back to...

Ship of Heroes says it’s gonna have the ‘best UI in the galaxy’

While the superhero MMO community is buzzing about City of Heroes, serious work on its legal and modern spiritual successors continues, including

Lawful Neutral: Is it safe to play on City of Heroes’ inevitable rogue servers?

You CAN play on the City of Heroes rogue servers you're about to see springing up. But should you? Our law columnist looks into the legalities of the City of Heroes emulation situation.

Heroes and Villains works on crafting story, villain content, and sewers

It has been some time since we last checked in with Heroes and Villains, perhaps the most overlooked of all of the

The City of Heroes private server team has released its code [Latest update: The test server is live]

(This article has been updated since publication; updates are at the bottom!) Well, you wanted the City of Heroes private server code, and...

What’s going on with City of Heroes now: ‘This game is a unicorn’

Last night, following our podcast on the City of Heroes SCORE private server mess, I hung out on the SEGS Discord thanks to...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 217: City of Heroes after dark

Justin, Eliot, and Bree discuss the so-called "secret" City of Heroes SCORE private server slash emulator and why it has this long-running community up in arms.
It's gone.

Into the Super-Verse: The death of the City of Heroes community

Kingdom Come is a 1996 DC Comics miniseries by Mark Waid and Alex Ross. The central conceit of the story is that it...

City of Heroes spiritual successor Ship of Heroes confirms beta by the end of 2019

One of City of Heroes' multiple spiritual successors, Ship of Heroes, has come out with a statement of its own following

Leaderboard: Where do you stand on the ‘secret’ City of Heroes emulator?

Last night, we covered the emerging scandal in the City of Heroes community and broke the confirmation that yes, there is in fact...

‘Secret’ City of Heroes emulator operators address SCORE leak drama, rebut personal info database rumor

If you've been around the post-sunset City of Heroes community long enough, you've probably heard the rumors that there's a secret City of...

Not So Massively: Five things I love about Anthem

It is by now clear that Anthem had a fairly tortured road to launch. I don't wish to condone the clearly appalling...

Battle Bards Episode 142: Sunrise, sunset

In MMORPGs across the world, days are beginning and days are ending — and with them come the catharsis of the sunrise and sunset....