DC Universe Online, the massively multiplayer role-playing game set the world of DC Comics, is slated to debut this spring, but ComicsAlliance had the chance to play the game early at the Sony Online Entertainment offices in Austin, Texas. SPOILER: It was total
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We've known for awhile now that the Metropolis in Sony's DC Universe Online MMORPG was going to live up to its name with a sprawling landscape fit for thousands of heroes and villains to inhabit, and the publisher's latest reveal of city's Tomorrow District just drives the point home. Populated by Star Labs and other futuristic skyscrapers and facilities, this particular corner of town should prove a hub of act
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.
Sony Online Entertainment released this week another in an increasingly appetite-whetting series of videos in advance of DC Universe Online, the massively multiplayer role-playing game based on the superheroes of DC Comics. Supplementing
DC Universe Online's regularly scheduled non-playable character rollouts have been a lot more exciting since we learned hands-on that gamers will have a chance to draw heavily from the heroes and villains that inspire them when creating their own playable character. Obviously, a lot of fans will want to feel like a part of the Superman, Batman or Wonder Woman family, but the sorcery cr
Sony's "DC Universe Online" may not be rolling out until 2011, but having recently taken the game for a spin ourselves, we're still riding high on the title's continued previews and upcoming foes to battle. The latest images from the game, for example. show off all kinds of punchable baddies including an OMAC, mummies
That fans will not be able to play as Superman, Batman or any of the other DC Comics icons in "DC Universe Online" was a sad fact that was mitigated heavily by ComicsAlliance's hands-on tryout of the game's excellent character-creation engine. The massive level of control players have over their heroes and their powers looks to be augmented by an even de
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
Despite being delayed from this November to early 2011, Sony's "DC Universe Online" MMORPG is trucking along with promotional teasers showcasing the ins-and-outs of its virtual world and the battles yet to be waged (by non Beta testers) within. For example, in two new videos fans can now catch a wider view of the game's version of Metropolis and c