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City of Heroes / Villains: Putting Claims To The Test

City of Heroes / Villains: Putting Claims To The Test

Back in January an anonymous source made a number of claims about City of Heroes’ / Villains’ performance to MMORPG.com, so let’s see how they stack up. Continue reading

City of Heroes / Villains: Top 5 Under-Realised Systems

City of Heroes / Villains: Top 5 Under-Realised Systems

With less than a week to go before City of Heroes / Villains (CoH/V) shuts down, I thought I’d take a look at the five systems that I saw offering the greatest unrealised potential for this title. I’m not going to say that if these systems had been perfected it would have led to CoH/V being bigger than World of Warcraft, but it would have been another hook to bring in and keep interested players. Continue reading

City of Heroes / Villains: A Limited Bounce

When the first quarter of financial data landed following City of Heroes / Villains conversion to a free-to-play model, it showed a positive-if-only-moderate bump from 2812 million Won (or US$2.41m) in Q3 2011 to 3435 million Won (or US$2.97m) in Q4 2011. Going F2P saw about a 20% jump in revenue. It certainly wasn’t in … Continue reading