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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
City of Heroes introduces new ways to build up your superhero persona as NCsoft launches their latest free update, Issue 13: Power and Responsibility.
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…