Champions Online

Discussion in 'Misc. and Multiplatform Games' started by Nathan, Feb 27, 2008.

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    I've already posted news of this in the City of Heroes Thread, but I thought it would deserve it's own Thread. Champions Online is a Next-Gen Super Hero MMORPG, done by the same people that created City of Heroes. It's based on a popular Pen & Paper game from 1981, you can read more on it on the Official Homepage. It will be available for the PC and Xbox360.

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    I've registered myself on the Champions Forum and found out some interesting things, you no doubt would like to know. Apparently there won't be any power-sets anymore, instead every character will be able to learn anything. I don't know how exactly that'll work myself, but here are some posts from a Developer from a Thread concerning that specific subject.

    There are also some changes to the combat system as well.

    That's all for now. If I find out any more interesting stuff, I'll make sure to post them on here.
     
  2. 3dman27 super-hero wannabe

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    i might like to give champions a try
     
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    The concept of this game has grown on me and now I'm pretty excited. I hope the power to multiply is available in there. :yay:
     
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    4 Scans from Game Informer.

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    I really hope (although doubt) that there is no fee for this besides the purchase of the game itself. I mean Xbox Live is enough and games like Guild Wars and Counterstrike do fine without fees.
     
  6. Nathan Registered

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    Even if I'd prefer it to be free, I can live with monthly fees. Other people spend their money on cigarettes, I pay monthly fees for a game.

    What makes me really excited about the game right now, is the fact that gameplay is probably going to be way more dynamic than in traditional MMORPGs. Gameplay that feels more like Marvel: Ultimate Alliance? If that's really true, I'm definitely getting it.
     
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    That oughta be fun. An MMORPG I can really get into. Fingers crossed for that multiplying power though. :woot: I'm already thinking up my characters.
     
  8. Lord Doom the hero Hype! deserves

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    I read about this in GI and the game looks amazing. I wonder if there're gonna be upgrades and stuff you can buy on X-Box Live.
     
  9. Nathan Registered

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    I heard everything will be available for everyone from the getgo. Don't see why the 360 should get extra stuff.
     
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    When is this supposed to be available?
     
  11. Nathan Registered

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    I think next year. I don't know the exact date.
     
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    I'm really hoping XBOX LIVE is enough and that there's no extra money paid for monthly costs.
     
  13. Charlie No-One iamamiwhoami

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    I hope the powers are more imaginative than CoH.
     
  14. Blacklight Revamped and Renegade.

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    I WANT THIS!!!!!!! :woot:
     
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    For those interested what the Developers have to say, there's a nice little thing called Dev Tracker. It's a special section of the board that lists every post that a Dev has made. So have fun hunting down any useful information.
     
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    I loved City of Heroes, still play occaisionaly with friends, so there's a strong chance I may get this over Age of Conan, depending on reviews of them both.
     
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    It looks cool but I cant get behind a game that you have to continue to pay for every month in order to play
     
  18. 3dman27 super-hero wannabe

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    whats a "dev"?
     
  19. Nathan Registered

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    It's just short for Developer.
     
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    The site has been updated with 3 new Screenshots. Showing us some of the character's facial expressions.

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  22. guitarsingerguy Who am I?

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    I wish the characters had a more realistic look to their faces, but I'm excited all the same.
     
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    Little update. Cryptic collected tons of questions and picked 5 of them to answer. Might give a little more insight into game.

     
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    I'm sold! I still love COH, but I'm glad we are getting something new. It's cool that it's coming out on the 360, is it going to be cross-platform?
     

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