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Hamidon Interview @ Curse-Gaming

Submitted on March 26, 2007 by

Curse Gaming had the chance to talk to Christopher Bruce, one of the developers at Cryptic, about the changes being made to one of the greatest challenge in City of Heroes the Hamidon Trial There is a lot of discussion about the flaws of the Trail in its current state, and the changes that are to come with the Issue 9 release. In addition, he also explains how the Trail will be implemented into City of Villains with the new Abyss Zone.

You can find the full article here

Jack Emmer Interview @ Warcry

Submitted on March 26, 2007 by


The Firing Squad Issue 9

Submitted on March 26, 2007 by

The Firing Squad had a chance to go over some of the nifty features of Issue 9 at this years GDC conference. Their article includes some of the crafty things that can be created with the invention system such as the previously seen Tech-Wings as well as "flying boots". The article also states that the invention system will be open to players once they hit level 10 and even if players decide to not partake in the crafting and invention system, the game will still remain the same for them, gameplay-wise. You can read the full article right here!

Issue 9 Trailer

Submitted on March 26, 2007 by

IGN has a great new preview to Issue 9 that is soon to be released, and features over 75 megabytes of footage.  You can find the movie right here.

Double EXP Weekend

Submitted on January 26, 2007 by

There is going to be a double EXP weekend from the 26th-28th of January. 

Test Server Update 2

Submitted on January 26, 2007 by

There is a new update to the Test Server, which implements new changes to the game such as Base Rent Overhauled, Taunt, and Gauntlet corrections.  Also included on the 13th and 14th will be a test for Double XP.  You can find full notes of the patch right here.

Warcry Q&A w/ Matt Miller

Submitted on January 13, 2007 by

WarCry has a feature, and interview with Matt Positron Miller about how he got started in the industry and at Cryptic as well as the background behind the Positron character. They are also asking readers to drop a line with questions that will be asked of him in their next round which will come at a later date. You can check out the Q & A right here.

MMORPG Blog - Winter Event

Submitted on January 8, 2007 by

MMORPG Blog has a brief article up that takes a look back at the Winter Event that recently came to a close. The article details the events that could be achieved in it in case you were one of the unlucky few who missed out on it.  Do not worry, though!  As stated on the Official CoH Site, the winter event will be back in action for an extended time!

You can read the article right here.

Winter Event Returns

Submitted on January 7, 2007 by

The Winter Event is back for another week of gifts and festivities! A cold front on the horizon brings back winter to the streets of Paragon and outlying Rogue Isles! On Monday the 8th of January, the Winter Event returns! Cold weather is expected to last through the week, ending on Monday the 15th.

So put your scarves and gloves back on! Old Father Time will be back with presents galore, and there’s plenty of opportunity to collect the winter badges you might have missed!

To read more specifics about the original Winter Event, visit this news story.

To read information about the original Winter Event from testing, visit the Training Room (Test Server) Forum.

To discuss this change in weather with your fellow players, visit the general discussion forum.


Sky Raiders Background

Submitted on January 7, 2007 by

The Sky Raiders are a criminal mercenary group that operates in at least a dozen countries around the globe. They claim to be a legitimate private military company, that provides a wide range of services to legitimate governments, such as conducting reconnaissance and surveillance, initiating clandestine military operations, and training soldiers in special forces techniques. In addition to working for governments, the Sky Raiders are also known to have been in the service of transnational corporations (in particular diamond and oil megacorporations).

Read the full entry here.

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