City of Heroes' Studio Fought to the Bitter End to Save the MMO,…

Gamasutra's postmortem of City of Heroes and Paragon Studios says the MMO's development staff did everything it could to keep the game running—including trying to buy it from publisher NCSoft—and that plans for one final update were shot down right before the game was closed on Dec. 1. » 4/10/13 7:30pm 4/10/13 7:30pm

City of Heroes Says Goodbye Forever Tonight

More than eight years old, City of Heroes says goodbye tonight. In five hours—at 3 a.m. EST Saturday—NCsoft will pull the plug on both the superhero MMO and its developer, Paragon Studios. » 11/30/12 10:00pm 11/30/12 10:00pm

Celebrating Seven Years of City of Heroes

Seven years ago today, NCsoft and Cryptic Studios released City of Heroes, providing fantasy-gorged massively multiplayer online gamers a new way to waste countless hours of their lives alongside thousands of their closest friends. Let's celebrate seven years of heroes and villains with a colorful infographic and… » 4/28/11 12:40pm 4/28/11 12:40pm

City Of Heroes Gets A Visual Makeover

This April brings another free update to NCsoft's City of Heroes, Issue 17: Dark Mirror, bringing with it graphical updates that hold a dark mirror up to the game's regular level of detail. » 2/09/10 3:20pm 2/09/10 3:20pm

City Of Heroes Vigilantly Launches Issue 15

The heroes are much more heroic and the villains exponentially more vile with the release of City of Heroes Issue: 15: Anniversary, with cosmetic changes and mission architect tweaks the order of the day. » 6/30/09 11:20am 6/30/09 11:20am

City of Heroes Teases Power Customization in Issue 16

For those in the know, Positron's post on the City of Heroes forums yesterday tips off a hugebigimportant development in the cape-and-longjohns MMO. As in power customization, a concept begged for from day one. » 6/20/09 1:30pm 6/20/09 1:30pm

The City Of Heroes Mission Architect Explained

As the Issue 14: Architect update for City of Heroes draws closer to release, NCsoft drops new information and screenshots explaining how players will go about adding their own original content to the game. » 2/27/09 11:20am 2/27/09 11:20am

City Of Heroes Celebrates Issue 13 With Free Weekend

Former City of Heroes and City of Villains players are cordially invited back for a free weekend in order to check out the new features introduced in Issue 13: Power and Responsibility. » 12/05/08 11:40am 12/05/08 11:40am

City Of Heroes Launches Issue 13: Power And Responsibility

City of Heroes introduces new ways to build up your superhero persona as NCsoft launches their latest free update, Issue 13: Power and Responsibility. » 12/03/08 10:20am 12/03/08 10:20am

City Of Heroes Mission Creator Somewhat Delayed

The City of Heroes Issue 13: Architect was too big for one update, so they've split it up! This is really just a pleasant way of saying the the Mission Creator mode isn't showing up in the next update, but I appreciate their attempt and making it seem all happy. Now the next update is titled Issue 13: Power and… » 9/25/08 2:30pm 9/25/08 2:30pm