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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...


Marvel And NCSoft Settle Litigation

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 14, 2005 12:09pm PST

We received a press release from NCSoft, announcing that they have settled all claims with Marvel. The comic book publisher sued NCSoft and Cryptic...


"There was something along those lines. Also, MArvel violated the TOS to prove their point - add ..."

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Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Nov 11, 2005 8:15pm PST

Well, like Steve said, it's the weekend! 360 Compatibility List Posted [xbox360] It's taken longer than promised, but Microsoft has finally...


"Well, I'd guess that they're going to ship the HDs blank or close to blank and then have them ..."

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Sunday Evening New Releases and ShackReviews

By Chris Remo, Oct 30, 2005 5:59pm PST

Well, I got back from BlizzCon today. Here's your release schedule. I'm working on the database entries, but I've been pretty busy lately so...


"Can't wait to read it. I've been wondering how this has been doing since it changed hands."

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City of Heroes Update Plans

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 20, 2005 8:34am PDT

This post on the official City of Heroes message board outlines plans for the Issue 6 update for Cryptic Studios' MMORPG. Look for new zones, an...


"The engine tech changes you can see in the CoV beta are awesome. A few little graphical ..."

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City of Villains Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 19, 2005 10:15am PDT

MMORPG has posted the third part of their City of Villains Q&A, asking David Cook of Cryptic Studios a few more questions about this standalone...


City of Villains Preview

By Chris Remo, Oct 06, 2005 10:00pm PDT

As the small boat made its way through the pitch black night, we glimpsed our destination: the desolate and rocky island fortress of Alcatraz....


"It's been fun playing so far. I think the addition of PvP will help the overall game as well."

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City of Villains Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 21, 2005 7:12am PDT

New at Boomtown today is this City of Villains Q&A. Jack Emmert of Cryptic Studios is asked about the new archetypes, new zones, strike forces,...


City of Heroes Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 02, 2005 4:56am PDT

Over at GameDaily you can find a new City of Heroes Q&A. Matt Miller of Cryptic Studios is asked about the upcoming Issue 5 update for the game.


"And it totally freaking rocks! I wasn't expecting anything out of this issue except for the new ..."

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City of Villains Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 22, 2005 4:11pm PDT

GameSpot has posted a new City of Villains Q&A, talking to Jack Emmert of Cryptic Studios about this stand-alone MMORPG expansion. Emmert talks...


City of Villains Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 22, 2005 4:58am PDT

GameCloud has a City of Villains Q&A, asking David Cook of Cryptic Studios about the game. Questions are about going from expansion to stand-alone...


"I'm with you. I think that if you're already a CoH subscriber that the 50 dollars for the new ..."

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City of Villains Movie

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 16, 2005 11:43am PDT

The latest City of Villains movie is now available, offering about three minutes of gameplay footage. There is narration by a Cryptic Studios...


"I'm still playing. I've played this game longer than any other game in my life. I'd never ..."

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City of Villains Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 22, 2005 3:58pm PDT

New at GameSpot tonight is this City of Villains Q&A, asking Cryptic Studios creative director Jack Emmert about this standalone addon for City of...


"Nice. I remember doing some missions a long time ago with you and a few other shackers. Leeloo ..."

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