I'm not really a fan of MMORPGs. Nothing against the genre and its millions of fans, you understand, but I've checked, and it turns out that very few of them allow you to play as 50 Cent on a quest to recover his jewel-encrusted skull, and that sort of thing is very important to me when it comes time to make my entertainment choices. I am
The makers of DC Universe Online have been true to their promise to update the massively multiplayer online role-playing game, which costs $15 per month. Less than thirty days from its initial release, developer
There's something essential about the superhero that can be easy to overlook in today's cultural climate, and that's the idea that these heroes can inspire us to become better people, by setting an example, striving to do the right thing and using their gifts to create a better world for everyone
If you thought Sony Online Entertainment had run out of things to show off about DC Universe Online, think again. The developers released a new video this week highlighting one of the DC Universe's more familiar locations: the Metropolis Police Department, which serves a crucial function in the massively multiplayer role-playing game based on the DC Comics superheroes.The Metropolis Police Department is one of several "safe houses" to be found in the world of DC Universe Online.
Yesterday, ComicsAlliance's hands-on preview of "DC Universe Online" showed the game's character creation feature, but what about the story behind the powers and game options? Does choosing a look inspired by the Joker mean being just another clown-themed villain, or will in-game appearances run more than pixel-deep? To answer these questions, ComicsAlliance's Alan Kistler spoke with Jim Lee, Co-Publisher of DC Comics and DCU Online's Executive Creative Director, and Game Director Chris Cao about the role of characters and teams like the Green Lantern Corps, the Teen Titans, Brainiac, and Ambush Bug in the upcoming MMORPG set in the DC Universe.
ComicsAlliance: Now this game focuses on a possible future where Brainiac screws us all over and so older Luthor comes back to the present day to
How much are you willing to pay to become a superhero, one that operates solely within Gotham City, Metropolis and other locations in the DC Universe? I ask you this because the price listings for "DC Universe Online" have just been announced, and you'll want to know more before you get your heart set on a particular pair of tights
Peter Bagge has one of the most distinct and talented voices in comics. So, it was with some surprise that "Other Lives," his new Vertigo graphic novel about virtual online worlds, felt so unoriginal. Reading "Other Lives" was like watching a de