Top 5 features lost when ‘City of Heroes’ shut down
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Top 5 features lost when ‘City of Heroes’ shut down

Players are still wounded by the closure of “City of Heroes,” and even though it’s a good idea to move on, there is no harm in looking back at the features missed most from its departure. There are a lot of things to miss about the game. These are just five things, out of many, ... Read More»
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City of Heroes spiritual successor The Phoenix Project trailered
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City of Heroes spiritual successor The Phoenix Project trailered

City of Heroes was put to bed in November last year, and developer Paragon Studios were laid off. However, players of the game have come together for their love of the concept and have formed an independent studio. Their first title is The Phoenix Project, a spiritual successor to City of Heroes. Gamers who came ... Read More»
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City of Heroes players hold Unity Rally on game’s last evening live
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City of Heroes players hold Unity Rally on game’s last evening live

City of Heroes, the first superhero MMO which launched in 2004, is no more, as NCSoft shut the game servers down last night at 11.59pm PST. Players held a final Unity Rally on all servers at City Hall as a last goodbye until the lights went out over Paragon City. NCSoft announced in August the ... Read More»
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City of Heroes hopes quashed by NCSoft
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City of Heroes hopes quashed by NCSoft

City of Heroes cannot be saved, publisher NCSoft has told fans campaigning to keep the MMORPG running. “We wanted to let you know that your voices have been heard and your concerns have been taken into serious consideration. We appreciate the overwhelmingly constructive and positive messages in the emails, notes, and packages you’ve sent in ... Read More»
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City of Heroes petition gathers 20,000 signatures
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City of Heroes petition gathers 20,000 signatures

City of Heroes fans have poured tremendous effort into trying to save the MMORPG, which is scheduled to close before the end of the year. Massively notes a petition to keep the game online has gathered more than 20,000 signatures. But signatures aren’t all fans are fronting in order to save the unique virtual world; ... Read More»
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City of Heroes end game events scheduled
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City of Heroes end game events scheduled

City of Heroes goes offline on November 30 and Paragon studios has released a schedule of “parties, invasions, and a knife twisting double XP weekend,” according to RPS. The end game events will run accordingly: Summer Blockbuster – October 5 – October 8 Double XP – October 18 – October 22 Halloween Event – October ... Read More»
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City of Heroes refunds will be doled out starting next week
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City of Heroes refunds will be doled out starting next week

City of Heroes players with outstanding balances will start getting automatic refunds next Wednesday, September 26, Paragon Studios has announced. Players with recurring subscriptions from September 1 or those who bought Paragon Points from August 24 will also be handed refunds via the payment method used. Those with prepaid Game Time Cards will need to ... Read More»
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City of Heroes may be saved from shutdown
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City of Heroes may be saved from shutdown

City of Heroes, City of Villains and Paragon Studios may yet escape a fateful late November shutdown. According to an in-game message from a City of Heroes admin, “Paragon management is having discussions with NCsoft and investors”. The message was spotted by a player and posted to the City of Heroes forum, but appears to ... Read More»
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NCSoft details Summer Blockbuster Event for City of Heroes
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NCSoft details Summer Blockbuster Event for City of Heroes

NCSoft has announced details for this year’s Summer Blockbuster Event for City of Heroes, featuring two back-to-back quests for players to get into. The first quest, called Time Gladiator. will see players attempt to defeat combatants that have been “pulled from across time” that includes assassins, outlaw gunslingers, cybernetic soldiers and mythical creatures. Once that ... Read More»
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City of Heroes turns eight, event kicks off next week
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City of Heroes turns eight, event kicks off next week

City of Heroes is turning eight, and Paragon is planning some festivities in celebration. In a new post on the MMO’s website, the team has teased an event which starts next week,  as well as a look back over the game’s history. The anniver... Read More»
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Issue 22 released for City of Heroes
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Issue 22 released for City of Heroes

Ncsoft has released a video for the latest update to City of Heroes, Issue 22: Death Incarnate. In it, the Statesman has fallen and the heroes must face the sorceress Diabolique and “her plans for Dark Astoria.” Issue 22 is out now. Read More... Read More»
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City of Heroes Player Summit 2012 hits Palo Alto in April
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City of Heroes Player Summit 2012 hits Palo Alto in April

NCSoft and Paragon Studios have announced the full details of this year’s Player Summit. The Spring Freedom Player Summit, the second of its kind following last year’s success, will be held at Dinah’s Garden Hotel in Palo Alto on April 28. There will only be one event on at once, meaning you can visit them ... Read More»
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MMORPGs: Free to Play vs. Monthly Fees
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MMORPGs: Free to Play vs. Monthly Fees

MMORPGS are the ultimate time consumer in the gaming world. Several big names games such as City of Heroes, LOTRO, DC Universe Online have gone free to play. Yet the games that charge the monthly fees WoW and SWTOR continue to bring in players and grow. The question Goozernation has is there room for both ... Read More»
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City of Heroes adds new missions to Spring Fling line-up
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City of Heroes adds new missions to Spring Fling line-up

NCSoft has detailed its Spring Fling plans for City of Heroes. On top of the three traditional Spring Fling co-op missions , characters of level 30 or above can take on a quest involving the Red Widow to score the Widow Maker badge, while level 20 and above can access Valentines, which awards players with ... Read More»
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city of heroes going free to play
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city of heroes going free to play

NCSoft announced on the official City of Heroes website earlier today that the 7 year-old superhero MMO will be joining the growing ranks of subscription-based MMOs to turn to the free-to-play model... Read More»
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