Summary: Parents need to know that this is a massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) where combat is an integral part of gameplay. Players will attack and kill computer and human-controlled opponents with their superpowers. Hero costumes can be mildly racy, although no more so than a typical comic book. While the game does have a profanity filter, online interactions can vary widely and there are very few restrictions on what people can communicate.
Summary: City of Heroes is a superhero themed MMORPG that offers a host of gameplay features, allowing you to create your own heroes, band together with others to fight evil, build your own secret HQ and strive to become the premiere hero group in the city. The Freedom edition switched the game to the free-to-play model.
Summary: City of Heroes: Going Rogue is a refreshing update to the CoH series. This new expansion introduces many more things in City of Heroes long line of content. The new classes and missions are sure to keep you busy for a long time. The ability to push the game further into Ultra Mode allows the graphics to become more current and less dated, giving it a newer experience.
To date there are 2 super hero MMOs on the market; City of Heroes and Champions Online.
Excerpt: City of Heroes: Going Rogue is the first official expansion to the City of Heroes universe since 2005′s City of Villains . Like Villains before it, Going Rogue ‘s goal is to dramatically change some of the core gameplay mechanics of the world, while refining and improving upon others. Overall, the update accomplishes these goals, but not without some limitations.
Excerpt: Ever wondered what it would be like to be a superhero? To have super strength, the ability to fly, invisibility … Of course you have. Well now’s your chance to see for yourself what it would be like with the game City of Heroes (CoH), a massively multiplayer online game where you and thousands of other games will don the tights to keep Paragon City safe from evil.