They're Making A New City of Heroes. Kind Of.

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As you may have heard, City of Heroes, one of the oldest superhero MMORPGs, is no more. But its spirit lives on, apparently. In a Kickstarter campaign.


The campaign is for a game called City of Titans—a superhero MMORPG, much like its spiritual predecessor, City of Heroes. It will be a buy-to-play game, supported with a non-pay-to-win cash shop and optional VIP subscriptions. Missing Worlds Media, the group developing the game, actually consists of over a hundred self-professed City of Heroes fans, whose mission is to "deliver a unique massively multiplayer online roleplaying game, created from the community of a lost universe, to build a new community for a new world."


The project has quite the momentum. In a few hours, more than 300 backers already pledged over $50,000—and these numbers are rising steadily. Provided the campaign reaches its goal of $320,000 (at this point, it most likely will), City of Titans' initial beta release will be out in mid-to-late 2015.

The Phoenix Project - City of Titans [Kickstarter]

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I think that their budget is to small just in comparison to other games, and this being an MMO the nature of those being expensive to make. I dont think 320,000 is going to cut it.