Conclusion: With the customary spit and polish the engine will receive over the next year, Champions Online certainly has the potential to turn into the best superhero MMO out there. For now, that mantle still belongs to City of Heroes, but having played both games throughout beta and release, this is certainly...
Summary: The free-to-play conversion is actually well done. It might not be as well done as Turbine’s, but Cryptic has different goals in mind. It’s a surprise hit for a game that cut one of it’s most famous features from the free-to-play zone.
Excerpt: Another year, another debate over which is better: Pro Evolution Soccer or Fifa. If you’re looking for guidance as to which is better, you’re in the wrong place. However, you might be pleased to learn that PES 2009 is, in some ways, a much different game of football than its predecessors.
Superhero MMO with fantasy violence and open chat.
Common Sense Media
26 February 2010
Summary: Parents need to know that this superheros game is a massively multiplayer online role playing game set in a wide open world that allows for full chat interaction. The game itself must be bought, and then there is also a monthly subscription fee, as well as some items such as vanity pets that can be...
Excerpt: In preparation for this review, I pushed my new character in Champions Online to level 20 as quick as I could. It's something I never do, but I had to get to the level that would unlock my Nemesis. Little did I know that unlocking your Nemesis happened at level 25!
Excerpt: In preparation for this review, I pushed my new character in Champions Online to level 20 as quick as I could. It's something I never do, but I had to get to the level that would unlock my Nemesis.
Conclusion: Champions Online gives the appearance of a vast open-world full of rampaging villains and heroic adventure, and it lives up to this promise on many levels. You'll find much of the fun and mayhem one might expect to encounter in such a place.
Excerpt: Champions Online is the newest in an ever-growing, MMO subgenre of super hero settings, created by Cryptic Studios, for the PC. Probably the most notable games in this relatively new genre are City of Heroes and City of Villains , by he same studio.