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City of Heroes – NCsoft files trademark application for superhero MMORPG it abandoned

Even though City of Heroes was first developed by Cryptic Studios and Paragon Studios, publisher NCsoft actually owned the IP rights to the superhero MMORPG. Launch in 2004, City of Heroes garnered a core group of players over the years,…

City of Heroes – New article details the final minutes of Paragon Studios

[Source] City of Heroes closed back in November 2012, together with developer Paragon Studios. The unpopular decision was taken by parent company, NCsoft, and it led to a couple of last-minute petitions and cries of outrage by the immensely close-knitted…

City of Heroes – SOS call sent to Disney Interactive

[Press Release] When NCsoft announced the closure of its North America studio, Paragon Studio, it was inevitable that City of Heroes will be following suit as well. It happened, but the stunned players immediately formed a group and tried to…

City of Heroes – Still hope for the game’s survival

Reported a couple of days ago, City of Heroes, and if I remember correctly the first superhero MMORPG to hit the market in 2004, will be shutting down after NCsoft decided to close down Paragon Studios. According to the latest…

City of Heroes – NCsoft closes down developer Paragon Studios

[Source] Given NCsoft’s recent less-than-stellar financial report, I am not really surprised Paragon Studios, developer of City of Heroes (and Villans), is the major victim in the ongoing business restructuring program. Well, NCsoft’s titles have basically hit various regions, just…