DC Universe Online PvP Hands-On Preview from Comic-Con '09
Super hero MMOs are a tricky business. Unlike their fantasy brethren,
the realm of super heroes is often very black and white: the good guys
are very good and the bad guys are very bad. For comic book MMOs,
finding that PvP sweet spot is an absolute priority. While I was
attending San Diego’s Comic-Con International ’09,
Ten Ton Hammer's
Cody "Micajah" Bye had the chance to take a swing at Sony Online
Entertainment’s player versus player encounters in their
hero online game known as DC Universe Online.
notable aspect of this year’s Comic-Con was the fact that the
DCUO PvP battle was being fought on both PCs and PS3s, making DC
Universe the first MMO to successfully integrate an MMO experience into
a next-gen console. While Yanagi still couldn’t confirm
would see PS3s and PC users being able to share the same world at
launch, the fact that the demonstration at Comic-Con was achieving that
type of gameplay showed that the potential will certainly be there.
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