Champions Online

PC, XB360 / RPG / Release: Sep 1, 2009 / ESRB: T

Champions Online Screenshots: Power Hands

By Chris Faylor, May 27, 2009 8:16am PDT

Developer Cryptic Studios continues to illustrate the environments and various attacks of the upcoming super-powered MMORPG. In this batch, we've...


"how different is this going to be from CoH? CoH was cool at first.. but got so lame later ..."

- virtualsinner see all 9 comments

Champions Online Delayed

By Alice O'Connor, May 18, 2009 6:10am PDT

Champions Online developer Cryptic Studios has announced that the superhero MMO has been delayed until September 1 to add features and a spot of...


"The really sad thing is; even if they do wonders on the game between now and Sept 1 and make the ..."

- daggot see all 28 comments

Champions Online Trailer Boasts Burrowing

By Alice O'Connor, May 12, 2009 9:43am PDT

Champions Online's swinging travel power might let Nick live out his Spider-Man fantasies, but it doesn't have a patch on the superhero MMO's totally tubular tunneling.


"I'll try this out when it releases. I just hope it manages to keep me beyond the 1st month, like ..."

- freakynipples69 see all 12 comments

Champions Online Release Date Announced

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 24, 2009 8:20am PDT

Cryptic Studios' superhero MMO Champions Online is to be released for PC on July 14, DarkZero reports from a press event held by publisher Atari in...


"I'm at a loss as to why anyone would think this would be good. Emmert is all about grind, and ..."

- destroy.all.monsters see all 25 comments

Champions Online Trailer Shows Spider-Man Swinging

By Nick Breckon, Apr 22, 2009 12:15pm PDT

This is a Champions trailer I can get behind. Ever since Treyarch's Spider-Man 2, I've come to appreciate a solid slinging mechanic. While I haven't personally demoed this feature in Cryptic's game, it's certainly a fresh idea for an MMO ability--though i


"Interesting.. the soundtrack was also used in City Of Heroes. Or, at least, it is very similar..."

- mountdreamer see all 33 comments

Champions Online Screenshots: One Armed Zombie

By Chris Faylor, Apr 13, 2009 12:45pm PDT

As the still-vague "spring" release of Champions Online draws ever closer, developer Cryptic has stepped up with a constant stream of new...


"Has anyone played this? Is it any better then CoH/CoV? or is it more of the same?"

- NukemFornever see all 9 comments

Spice up Your Midnight Club with New Cars

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 09, 2009 3:52pm PDT

Is your Midnight Club feeling a little lacklustre lately? Don't turn to Truth or Dare, Spin the Bottle or--goodness forbid--alcohol, liven things...


"Headline should have read, "Rice up Your Midnight Club..." Can we please get a good old ..."

- TickHeadDog see all 5 comments

Champions Online Screenshots: Orange You Glad to See Them?

By Nick Breckon, Apr 06, 2009 2:33pm PDT

In catching up on Cryptic-released screenshots of Champions Online, one thing is apparent: orange glowing beams are definitely considered "in...


"Is pic 2 Stateman vs. Evil Statesman? Pic 4 looks like the Ted Kord Blue Beetle wearing a ..."

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Midnight Club: Los Angeles DLC Finally on Xbox 360

By Chris Faylor, Mar 27, 2009 1:32pm PDT

Rockstar's twice-delayed South Central add-on for Midnight Club: Los Angeles arrived on the Xbox 360 today, expanding the city of the open-world...


"I'll check this out eventually. Still have a soft spot for muscle cars and lowriders."

- thejm4n see all 9 comments

Champions Online Testers Poached From Rival

By Chris Faylor, Mar 20, 2009 9:07am PDT

Cryptic Studios has confirmed that it recruited players for the now-underway Champions Online closed beta from super-powered rival City of Heroes...


"anyone on Shack in the beta? i was a huge fan of CoH for a year and a half and im considering ..."

- i poop from there see all 19 comments

Champions Online Screenshots: 'A Brief Glimpse of Action in Canada'

By Nick Breckon, Mar 18, 2009 2:12pm PDT

According to developer Cryptic, these screenshots from the upcoming MMO Champions Online (PC, Xbox 360) offer a "brief glimpse of action in...


"I posted an overly long analysis of whether Marvel or DC universe ported better to an MMO, but ..."

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Champions Online Hitting PC First, Console Later

By Chris Faylor, Mar 11, 2009 3:24pm PDT

City of Heroes co-developer Cryptic Studios has confirmed that its next super-powered MMO will launch on PC before the promised Xbox 360 and...


"Be interesting to see how Roper handles it considering he helped pioneer WoW."

- Wolfanoz see all 24 comments

Midnight Club: Los Angeles DLC Delayed

By Chris Faylor, Mar 11, 2009 1:08pm PDT

Once expected to arrive March 12, the South Central downloadale add-ons for Midnight Club: Los Angeles (PS3, 360) have suffered a slight delay, and...


Midnight Club: Los Angeles DLC Arrives March 12

By Chris Faylor, Feb 25, 2009 3:21pm PST

The first downloadable content for Rockstar San Diego's open-world race Midnight Club: Los Angeles will hit on March 12, Rockstar Games announced...


"The fact that the map expansion is free makes me a happier customer and much more likely to buy ..."

- Spok see all 5 comments

Cryptic's Champions Online Set for June Launch

By Nick Breckon, Feb 18, 2009 1:50pm PST

Champions Online, the new MMO from City of Heroes developer Cryptic Studios, is now scheduled for a June launch according to publisher Atari....


"Sooner this hits sooner they can get Trek out. Release it tomorrow."

- critch see all 13 comments