"Home Turf" for DC Universe Online Lets You Build Your Own Super Hideout

It's been a good long while since I last logged into DC Universe Online. I forget where I left my villain—he's probably standing in the rafters at Club L'Excellence. Home Turf, however, a DLC expansion SOE announced yesterday with this video, might get me to return. And the good news is that, despite what that… » 1/24/13 11:00am 1/24/13 11:00am

Why Jim Lee Can't Reveal His True Character in DC Universe Online

Nearly everyone who plays DC Universe Online has an anecdote about spending a good hour or more in its character creation stage, fine-tuning the costume, getting the colors and powers just right, and then taking a deep breath at the name-generation screen and hoping no one's yet taken that perfect one you just thought… » 7/30/11 1:00pm 7/30/11 1:00pm

D.C. Universe Online Should See 'Subtle' Tie-Ins with Comics' Relaunch,…

In September, D.C. Comics' lineup of monthly titles all will restart at issue No. 1, some delivering major changes to their continuities, all of them rebooting—or relaunching, as Jim Lee gently insists it be called. None of this will affect the video game bearing the D.C. name, nor should it. » 7/28/11 10:00pm 7/28/11 10:00pm

Sony Online Entertainment Finalizes Its Post-Crash Prize Patrol Plans

As the custodians of games that are completely unplayable during Sony's massive network outage, Sony Online Entertainment has an especially tough job winning back MMO players who have sat idle for 22 days and counting. SOE has now posted its full list of goodies for subscribers to nine MMOs; free subscription time,… » 5/13/11 7:30pm 5/13/11 7:30pm

A Brutal Initiation to PvP — But One I Chose

I was adjusting my costume atop a skyscraper in Gotham City when a tour bus soared up into view and hovered there. There was a red diamond on my mini-map, meaning an enemy human player. Had I created Wile E. Coyote here in D.C. Universe Online, I would have cowered under a tiny umbrella, or a sign that said "Yipe!" » 2/24/11 10:00pm 2/24/11 10:00pm