Cryptic Studios News


Jack Emmert Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 02, 2006 9:59am PST

MMORPG.com has a Jack Emmert Q&A up. The Cryptic Studios creative director answers questions about himself, his role at the company and Marvel...


City of Villains/Heroes Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 12, 2006 7:29am PDT

There's a City of Villains/Heroes interview on Boomtown, asking Cryptic Studios designer Melissa Bianco about the super hero/villain MMORPG.


Marvel Universe Online Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 01, 2006 11:28am PDT

Kotaku has a Marvel Universe Online Q&A up, talking to Frank Pape of Microsoft Games Studios, Jack Emmert of Cryptic Studios and Ames Kirshen of...


Marvel Universe Online Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 28, 2006 8:09am PDT

Decrypting the Marvel 360 MMOG deal is a GameSpot Q&A, asking principals from Microsoft Game Studios, Cryptic Studios and Marvel Entertainment...


"(Mind you, I'm not saying this in a negative way.) And by not going past level 20, you missed ..."

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Marvel Universe Online Announcement

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 27, 2006 11:26am PDT

Back in 2004, Marvel sued NCSoft and Cryptic Studios, saying that City of Heroes was violating Marvel copyrights. Cryptic Studios' new game...


"I can imagine that the appeal might be playing alongside of the iconic characters or taking on ..."

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Tuesday Afternoon New Releases and ShackReviews

By Chris Remo, Sep 26, 2006 12:35pm PDT

Coming to you live from San Francisco International Airport, it's the Tuesday Afternoon New Releases and ShackReviews. This Week's New Releases...


"omg an NRA sponsered game? AWESOME somebody tell kaiser quick!"

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Cryptic Studios Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 21, 2006 10:37am PDT

FiringSquad has been updated with a new Q&A with Jack Emmert, creative director over at Cryptic Studios. Questions focus on City of Heroes/Villains...


Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Jul 26, 2006 8:10pm PDT

There have sure been quite a few recurring rumors this week. Xbox 360 Price Cut Rumored (Again), Microsoft Denies (Again) [xbox360] Today,...


"Fair enough, but the 360 is only one platform out of 3? that Epic is developing for. On top of ..."

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Looking for Love in MMOs

By Chris Remo, Jun 12, 2006 11:59am PDT

The Wall Street Journal has an article up on real life relationships triggered by online games. Writer David Kesmodel talks to couples who met in...


"i met my current gf of 12 years (2 kids now) through a multi-user BBS"

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City of Villains To Support PPU

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 21, 2006 11:07am PST

AGEIA today announced that Cryptic Studios will update City of Villains to make use of the PhysX physics accelerator cards that are coming out...


"It won't make it in the mainstream market as a dedicated card. There's no compelling reason ..."

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City of Villains Issue 7 Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 23, 2006 2:58pm PST

MMORPG.com has a new City of Villains/Heroes Q&A, asking Matt Miller of Cryptic Studios about the latest free expansion pack for the game....


City of Villains/Heroes Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 13, 2006 10:33am PST

GameZone has posted a Q&A with Matt Miller of Cryptic Studios, asking the system designer about the upcoming expansion pack which will include a...


Cryptic Studios Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 20, 2006 7:34am PST

A new Q&A with Jack Emmert is up at Boomtown, asking the creative director at Cryptic Studios about the future of City of Heroes and City of Villains.


Make a Hero, Minus the City

By Chris Remo, Jan 19, 2006 11:00am PST

Ever wished you could just fool around with the City of Heroes character creation utility when it strikes your fancy? It's got to be the most...


"apparently the program has been taken down from the Korean site :*( and NCsoft is babbling ..."

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Games In 2005 - 2006

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 21, 2005 6:04am PST

Today's Games In 2005 - 2006 Q&As on GameCloud are with Scott Brown of Netdevil and Jack Emmert of Cryptic Studios. They talk about the good and...