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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

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 ..."

- destroy.all.monsters see all 13 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 ..."

- TheMongbat see all 29 comments

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

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

Bill Roper Joins Cryptic Studios

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 03, 2008 4:29am PST

Following the failure of Flagship Studios and Hellgate: London, former Blizzard Entertainment director Bill Roper has joined Cryptic Studios, the...


"Bill has worked on a lot of fun games. I hope this trend will continue."

- Sinizar see all 50 comments

Champions Online Beta Sign Ups Open

By Chris Faylor, Oct 13, 2008 12:37pm PDT

City of Heroes and Star Trek Online developer Cryptic Studios today opened registration for the closed PC beta of its superpowered MMO Champions...


"I really REALLY hope this is an evolution from COH and not just COH 2 with a new IP painted on ..."

- Dynotaku see all 8 comments

Champions Online Screenshots Unleash Dinosaurs

By Chris Faylor, Aug 21, 2008 10:45am PDT

More screenshots from Cryptic Studios' upcoming Champions Online (PC, 360) have appeared, providing a glimpse of the superpowered MMO due out next...


"I'm still not sure about that semi cel rendered look. I mean it's beyond comic book and ..."

- Jonathan see all 7 comments

New Champions Online Trailer Comes Out Swinging

By Aaron Linde, Jul 23, 2008 2:20pm PDT

A new trailer for Cryptic Studios' Champions Online (PC, 360) has arrived, showcasing various gameplay elements in the upcoming comic hero MMO....


"After seeing this I'm glad these guys aren't making a Marvel MMO anymore."

- natepalm see all 27 comments