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NCSoft Has Been “Extremely Accommodating” During City Of Heroes Rogue Server Negotiations

It's been a while since we checked in on how the City of Heroes rogue server situation has been going, hasn't it? To recap:...

After Years Away, It’s Not Easy To Go Back To Your MMORPG Home

City of Heroes is coming back! Maybe! Sort of! All right, so the jury's still out on whether you'll get to play the game as...

Multiple Parties Talking To NCSoft About Legally Bringing Back City Of Heroes

The City of Heroes drama rolls on -- now with extra (potential) legality! MassivelyOP is reporting that the Titan Network, makers of Paragon Chat, are...

Rogue City Of Heroes Server Might Have NCSoft’s Blessing, But There’s A Catch

It might not be too long before you get a chance to cruise around Paragon City foiling the nefarious plots of supervillains, though not...

City Of Heroes Private Server Admin Seeks To Release Code, After Identifying Info Is...

With all their melodramatic twists and turns, I've heard comic books referred to as "soap opera for geeks." This week, it's a superhero MMORPG...

Private City Of Heroes Server Exposed, After Operating In Secrecy For Six Years

In comic books, death is rarely permanent. Even if you do find a body or if the body disintegrates into dust, chances are the...

When Games With Microtransactions Shut Down, Do You Feel Like It Was Wasted Money?

Over on GamesIndustry.biz, Rob Fahey talked today about free-to-play games shutting down and the kind of consumer backlash that might ensue when that happens...

Alien MMO Shooter On The Way, Headed Up By Former Cryptic Devs

There's a new Alien game coming to mobile devices later this month. It's called Alien: Blackout and casts players as Amanda Ripley, daughter of...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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,...

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...

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

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...

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

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...