DC Universe Online

PS3, PC, PS4 / RPG / Release: Jan 11, 2011 / ESRB: T

Rumor: Massive layoffs at Sony Online Entertainment [Update]

By Alice O'Connor and Xav de Matos, Mar 31, 2011 6:15am PDT

As much as a third of Sony's MMO-making division has been laid off, according to rumours, and three studios may be outright closed.


PlayStation Store update busts ghosts

By Steve Watts, Mar 23, 2011 7:45am PDT

This week's PlayStation Store update includes Ghostbusters, Swarm, Legend of Mana, demos for WWE All Stars and You Don't Know Jack, and the SOCOM 4 multiplayer beta for PS+ users.


Daily Filter: February 8, 2011

By Xav de Matos, Feb 08, 2011 8:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


DC Universe Online 'Legend Plan' Offers Heroes & Villains Three Months of Game Time for $30 [Update]

By Xav de Matos, Feb 04, 2011 9:45am PST

[Update: 5pm] A Sony Online Entertainment representative has confirmed to Shacknews that the promotional price offer for three-months of DCUO...


"sounds like a good way to trick get people to commit to 3 months instead of quitting after the ..."

- deathofrats see all 8 comments

Field Report: DC Universe Online

By Xav de Matos, Feb 03, 2011 11:45am PST

Field Reports provide our first-hand experience with the latest games, but should not be considered a review. Over the last few weeks I saved Supergirl's life, foiled a bomb threat concocted by the nefarious Harley Quinn, sent the menacing


"Played the game a bit over the weekend and really enjoyed it. I went Villain on one of the PVP ..."

- Sturm08 see all 30 comments

Daily Filter: February 2, 2011

By Xav de Matos, Feb 02, 2011 6:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


Daily Filter: January 31, 2011

By Xav de Matos, Jan 31, 2011 6:15pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


"Saw a little about Interstellar Marines this weekend. My interest is piqued."

- EnderWigginDA see all 2 comments

DC Universe Online Shows Strong Early Sales [Updated]

By Steve Watts, Jan 24, 2011 11:00am PST

[Update: 11:14] Smedley clarified to Joystiq that the PS3/PC comparison is based on retail sales. If the Steam sales are taken into account, it...


"who really cares about which platforms sold the most, so a least they both have sold well..."

- neil1969 see all 36 comments

Sony Commits to Free Monthly DC Universe Online Content

By Steve Watts, Jan 14, 2011 11:00am PST

The MMO market's saturation makes it difficult to find a foothold, so you have to respect Sony Online Entertainment for trying new things with DC...


"""""""After release you can expect patches from us with new content and all kinds of fun stuff ..."

- Longgshot see all 9 comments

Daily Filter: January 11, 2011

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 11, 2011 6:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upco


Champions Online Going Free-to-Play This Month

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 11, 2011 1:00pm PST

The promised free-to-play option for Cryptic's superhero MMORPG Champions Online will launch on January 25, it was revealed today. Free-to-play...


"Too bad... The whole point of the original Champions was creating a custom hero."

- darthfusion see all 19 comments

Daily Filter: January 7, 2011

By Xav de Matos, Jan 07, 2011 7:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


Shack PSA: DC Universe Online 'End-of-Beta' Event Happening Tonight; Beta Keys Available

By Xav de Matos, Jan 05, 2011 11:00am PST

As reported late last month, the DC Universe Online beta is set to end with a large scale match of fisticuffs between heroes and villains. The


"God damn you shack...when the fuck are you gonna lose the shitty ass embedded player for ..."

- D-OveRMinD see all 18 comments

DC Universe Online Arrives Jan. 11 in NA, Jan. 14 in UK

By Xav de Matos, Dec 21, 2010 11:30am PST

After suffering at the hands of the nefarious industry villain, Doctor Delay, Sony Online Entertainment revealed a new release date for its...


"I don't understand the cost of mmo's now, someone explain? This would cost 250-300 dollars ..."

- Fletcherhea see all 10 comments

Exclusive New DC Universe Online Screens and Batman

By Garnett Lee, Nov 25, 2010 11:00am PST

In addition to a whole slew of Batman screenshots, we've got some exclusive new screens from DC Universe Online to share with you this Thanksgiving...