This is SO the new next big thing.
Massively picked up the latest issue of Game Informer from the newsstand and has reproduced all the exclusive Champions Online info in an article at their site.
When news broke about Champions Online, it was because Game Informer Online had revealed the cover to their newest issue. We've got our hands on that issue and after pouring over its contents several times over, we're prepared to imbue you -- our readers -- with as much information as possible. There's a lot to know and a lot to get excited about, not to mention something of a bombshell from Cryptic Studios about the outcome from the sale of the City of Heroes property.
First and foremost is the now-defunct project Marvel Universe Online. The word from Cryptic is that Microsoft and themselves "amicably terminated the development agreement, which was necessitated for reasons beyond their control" Our suspicions about the true reason for the game's cancellation seem confirmed by an anonymous source of Game Informer's -- licensing disagreements between Microsoft and Marvel.
Keep reading at Massively.