City of Heroes Previews

  • Over thirteen free expansions, City of Heroes and City of Villains have become a breath of plastic-sleeved four-color air to a market far too accustomed to orcs and elves, and with Issue 14, CoH...

    Features, Previews
    Mon, Mar 02, 2009
  • Help Wanted: Apply Inside
    Features, Previews
    Mon, Oct 13, 2008
  • Every so often, a game development company needs to take a calculated risk and step out of their normal comfort zone to create a batch of content that is beyond their normal scope.
    Features, Previews
    Mon, May 19, 2008
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  • The Villians get epic.

    With Issue 12 on it's way, it's obvious that there are some epic things in store. One of those things is Epic Archetypes for Villians.

    Features, Previews
    Thu, Apr 24, 2008
  • Issue 9 "Breakthrough" Preview

    KillerBetties weighs in with their thoughts on the upcoming Issue 9 for City of Heroes!

    In order to use the invention system you'll need both salvage and influence. Salvage you get from beating down enemies and it comes in one of three variations: Common, Uncommon, and Rare. Obviously, Common will drop the most and be your default salvage, with Uncommon showing up a little less frequently under all that, and Rare being the ultimate salvage since it will be the hardest of all to find

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    Features, Previews
    Wed, Mar 14, 2007
  • GDC: City Of Heroes/Villains Issue 9 Impressions

    FiringSquad has posted their impressions of the upcoming Issue 9 for the City of Heroes / City of Villains game.

    In addition to the invention feature, Issue 9 will also contain the games' version of an auction house where players will be able to buy and sell items to other players. In keeping with the games' fictional moral tone, City of Heroes players can only trade with fellow City of Heroes players and the same is true for City of Villains players.

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    Features, Previews
    Mon, Mar 12, 2007
  • Lead designer of upcoming free content download for City of Heroes fills GameShark in on what's next for this popular MMORPG. has posted a look at the upcoming Issue 9 for City of Heroes.

    The Lord Recluse Strike Force, which made it into Issue 7, was our way of getting Hamidon-level Enhancements into the hands of the Villains for City of Villains. We needed something that was difficult, and Hamidon-level difficult, but we didn’t want to just regurgitate Hamidon…we wanted something cool. We wanted something where you fought the signature Heroes of the City of Heroes franchise.

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    Features, Previews
    Thu, Feb 22, 2007
  • I9 Statesman's Task Force Preview

    The official site for City of Heroes has been updated with a preview of the upcoming Issue 9.

    We are thrilled to present a preview teaser on Issue 9’s upcoming Statesman’s Task Force, directly from the desk of Positron (Matt Miller).

    Check out the preview here, along with a series of exclusive screenshots of the tremendous action that awaits you in "Breakthrough!"

    Features, Previews
    Thu, Feb 22, 2007
  • Laura Genender looks at the veteran rewards due to hit CoH/V tomorrow has posted a preview of the veteran rewards for City of Heroes and City of Villians due to go live tomorrow.

    Introduced with the "Issue 8: To Protect and Serve" expansion to City of Heroes and City of Villains, Cryptic Studios will be implementing a Veteran Award system that rewards players based on how long they've had an activated account for the duo of games. These rewards range from costume pieces to special powers to extra base items, including a lot of novelty items that City of Heroes and Villains fans have been anticipating since the opening of the game.

    That's right, we're talking wings.

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    Features, Previews
    Tue, Nov 28, 2006
  • I'm omnipotent, and I wear yellow tights!
    IGN has posted a preview of City of Heroes: The Forest of Dread. Bruce Campbell, mistaking "Dread" for "Dead" rushing to Paragon City and announced:

    " As any former or continuing players are probably aware, developer Cryptic Studios is serious about continuing to push big updates through into City of Heroes as long as the game has legs. So far, it's legs look to be running strong so it's no real surprise that another update will be hitting the game soon… as in "next week" soon. We had a chance to check out The Forest of Dread update recently in order to get a look at the new zone, powers sets, villains, and more. "

    You can read the entire City of Heroes: The Forest of Dread at IGN.

    Features, Previews
    Thu, Aug 25, 2005
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