DC Universe Online
DC Universe Online (DCUO) is a free to play 3D action MMORPG from Sony Online Entertainment. Players can create their own legendary superhero, or villain, and join forces with their favorite DC Comics characters, including Batman, Superman and the Joker to either save or destroy the planet.
The game combines the ability to explore legendary DC Comics environments pulled from the pages of the comic books, popular movies and animated series and fascinating story arcs with fast-paced, physics-based combat, allowing players to pick up buses and other objects in the environment, fly into the air and throw them at enemies; run up the sides of buildings to engage in melee brawls while shooting flames of fire from their hands; or cling to the side of buildings while using a grappling hook to pull flying opponents out of the sky – all while fighting alongside or against the legendary characters of DC Comics and building their own legacy as they embark on their own path to legendary.
New players now have free access to the base game content in DC Universe Online, including Gotham City, Metropolis, and all current raids and alerts outside of DLC packs. Free Access provides players with the ability to create two characters, join a League and many other benefits. Free level players can also purchase DLC packs, additional character slots, and more in-game.
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DC Universe Online
January 11, 2011
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Minimum System Requirements (Windows)
Windows XP 32-bitMemory
30 GB of Free Hard Drive Space
P4 3.0GHz or AMD equivalentGraphics
NVIDIA 7800GTX+ or ATI 1950+ Video CardAdditional Notes
Specifications may change during development
+ 8 Classes
+ Superheroes character Comic
+ Good Combat System
+ Good Storyline
- Small Community
- Heavy Grind
- Energy bar system
- Pay to Progress
- No balance PVP
- Repeated Quest
- UI Maps issue
- Hacker can ruin the game
- Lack of option menu
- No balance Pve
Because you think that this game is entirely F2P! Guess again!
If you want access to awesome content, and you want your combat rating to be among the best of the best, you have to purchase DLC packs to get it! And don't forget the endless popup reminders to purchase DLC packs or become a premium subscriber!
If you think you can see all there is to see in DCUO, without paying a dime, then YOU are WRONG!
It's fan-freakin'-tastic. Now, I'll admit, I'm a HUGE Champions fan. I kinda like DC (not EVERY hero), so it was only natural that I gave this game a shot.
it's really cool, highly addictive, and the combat is very fluid. There are also cool bounties to take part in, as well as a hefty amount of Instances and such.
My downfall with this game? I felt that I leveled too quickly- and once I was doe... I was done. I understand that you can continue to level your character through better gear (gotta talk about the gear). I just got kinda bored with it. I plan on going back, as the new DLC's coming out look to only further the value of this game.
The last DLC, the hideouts- I just wasn't too impressed with it. I felt Champions had a better Hideout layout- and even City of Heroes is one that should be looked at in comparison, as that was a REAL hideout layout.
Now, the gear in this game is sweet. Even though there isn't as many options in customization as Champions, there's a decent amount. And you can keep the style locked but still upgrade your gear with new armor. It's the MOST PERFECT GEAR SYSTEM I have ever witnessed. I won't lie, I'm the kind that will take the hit in defense for style- i.e., in Fallout: New Vegas, I ran around that piece in a Prostitute outfit.
Anyways, I highly recommend this game to the Hero fan, or the action enthusiast. It appears to only be getting better, so I suggest hopping in now if you aren't already a part of the community!
Sadly i only have a small laptop =*(
DCU is a fun game. It really, really is. I played F2P, which has limited options of powers and style, but I had a blast. I chose to be a villain mentalist, CC type and didn't quite hit the level cap, but was close. Running free around the various cities and doing a ton of terrible deeds and messing up Superman was crazy fun. The only thing I was disappointed at, predictably, was the restriction to F2P players. I couldn't earn as much money, store as many items, unlock as many styles and powers, etc... BUT, this is entirely understandable to me, and nearly caused me to purchase a subscription so I could have all these fantastic features. The only reason I didn't was that I fell out of the game over time.
Maybe superhero-themed games aren't really your niche, but trust me when I say that you'll enjoy this game. It's filled with characters from the DC universe and you'll always have something to do.