Here’s Our Take On The City Of Heroes Shutdown Rumors That Have Been Popping Up

Here’s Our Take On The City Of Heroes Shutdown Rumors That Have Been Popping Up

Like its NCSoft cousin, City of Heroes, WildStar is shutting down. Unlike City of Heroes, the news of WildStar’s shutdown didn’t exactly come as a…

Champions Online Beats Out City Of Heroes As Longest-Running Superhero MMORPG

Champions Online Beats Out City Of Heroes As Longest-Running Superhero MMORPG

Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios today announced that Champions Online has surpassed an important milestone, becoming the longest-running superhero MMORPG. It launched on Sept….

Up, Up, And Away! Our Super-Powered Preview Of Trove’s Next Expansion

Up, Up, And Away! Our Super-Powered Preview Of Trove’s Next Expansion

My glowing city sleeps, the faint buzz of neon the only sound. Without warning, a piercing howl echoes off the glass-and-metal monoliths. A great shadow…

Top 5 Unusual MMO Game Closures

With the imminent demise of Marvel Heroes Omega looming on December 31, 2017, we decided it was time to take a look back at some…

NCSoft’s Games Hit With Curiously Timed DDoS Attacks

NCSoft’s Games Hit With Curiously Timed DDoS Attacks

Four of NCSoft’s top MMORPGs were hit with DDoS attacks yesterday, rendering it nigh impossible to log into Aion, Blade & Soul, Lineage 2, and…

NCSoft Acquired City of Heroes 10 Years Ago Today

NCSoft Acquired City of Heroes 10 Years Ago Today

Hey everyone, I know it’s Monday, but things aren’t going too badly, are they? We’re all reveling in all the BlizzCon news and announcements, playing…

NCSoft Faces Backlash For City of Heroes Character’s Inclusion In Master X Master

NCSoft Faces Backlash For City of Heroes Character’s Inclusion In Master X Master

“When good cross-promotions go bad” could be the title of the latest NCSoft snafu. The company recently announced that the Statesman, the leading NPC hero…

City of Heroes’ Statesman Headed To Master X Master; Blade & Soul Expansion Coming, Too

City of Heroes’ Statesman Headed To Master X Master; Blade & Soul Expansion Coming, Too

Two of NCSoft’s free-to-play games, MXM and Blade & Soul, are getting major updates next month. MXM’s is dropping alongside a closed beta test that…

Can You Go Home Again After Leaving A Game?

Can You Go Home Again After Leaving A Game?

Here’s a simple question for you: Can you ever “go back” to an online game you once loved, but drifted away from? I’m not talking…

Hi-Lo: The MMOBomb Game Show, Episode 3

Hi-Lo: The MMOBomb Game Show, Episode 3

Welcome to episode #3 of Hi-Lo: The MMOBomb Game Show! It’s a chance for two of our panelists to show off their knowledge of free-to-play…

Does It Really “Hurt The Industry” If Games Shut Down?

Does It Really “Hurt The Industry” If Games Shut Down?

A few days ago, I read an opinion piece about a formerly free-to-play game that has received, shall we say, a bit of a negative…

NCSoft’s Q1 2016 Financials: Blade & Soul Soars, Guild Wars 2 Glides, WildStar Plummets

NCSoft’s Q1 2016 Financials: Blade & Soul Soars, Guild Wars 2 Glides, WildStar Plummets

The latest financial report from NCSoft is in the wild, and there’s a lot of movement, especially among its free-to-play titles with strong presences in…

Event Being Organized To Celebrate City of Heroes 12th Anniversary

Event Being Organized To Celebrate City of Heroes 12th Anniversary

The 12th anniversary of the original launch of City of Heroes is coming up and despite NCSoft bringing the game down a few years back,…

City of Heroes Paragon Chat Now Available

City of Heroes Paragon Chat Now Available

If you’ve been waiting for Missing Worlds Media’s City of Titans to get your fill of City of Heroes nostalgia, then you obviously have some…

Breaking Down The Daybreak Breakdown

Breaking Down The Daybreak Breakdown

I’ve been wondering for a while just how Sony Online Entertainment is doing, from a financial standpoint. Obviously, before this week, the talk was mostly…

The fate of City of Heroes: NCsoft Responds to Fans

The fate of City of Heroes: NCsoft Responds to Fans

Last month we reported the sad news concerning NCsoft’s decision to shut City of Heroes down. Since then fans have rallied together and shown NCsoft…

City of Heroes Shutting Down

City of Heroes Shutting Down

City of Heroes, the first and in many eyes, the best superhero themed MMORPG is going to shut down on November 30th. Paragon Studios, the…

City of Heroes Freedom Launched

City of Heroes Freedom Launched

NCsoft and Paragon Studios are excited to announce the launch of City of Heroes Freedom, the new gameplay model that offers existing and new players…