Posts Tagged ‘paragon Studios’

Paragon Studios Discusses Its Closure

It’s been five months since City of Heroes shut down, and the more we hear about the events surrounding the closure of Paragon Studios, the less realistic that NCSoft’s explanation that they had “exhausted all options” seems to become. Gamasutra has published a very informative piece on the closing of Paragon Studios, detailing how Paragon […]

NCSoft Breaks Silence, Paragon Studios Wasn’t Profitable

You didn’t think that the drama surrounding City of Heroes was over just because the servers had shut down, did you? Well think again. has posted an article today detailing exchanges between NCSoft and a former Paragon Studios employee over the fate of City of Heroes, and as usual the two pieces of information […]

Save COH Plays For Charity

The community of City of Heroes weren’t just virtual superheroes this weekend. A team of forty nine battle ready players took to the streets this weekend to fight crime (and cause it) in a 24 hour marathon for the name of freedom, honor, and charity. The marathon raised over $8,500 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, […]

NCSoft Ignored Potential Buyers, Says Report

One of the luxuries of being a reporter is that I can always fall back on the ability to say “well it is a press release, so we have to give the benefit of the doubt.” The same way in which we automatically trust what comes out of a developer’s financial statements on the grounds […]

SaveCOH Responds to NCSoft

Last week NCSoft published a press release to try and quiet the growing masses of angry City of Heroes players. Breaking their previous silence, NCSoft took to the stage to explain that attempts were made to sell the City of Heroes game, but we’re unsuccessful. And as you can see by the comments on our […]

NCSoft Tried Selling City Of Heroes, No Buyers

It’s been over a month since NCSoft announced that City of Heroes would be shutting down, and since then the community has thrown virtually every theory out there as to why there hasn’t been any news from the talks with Paragon Studios.  The question that lays on everyone’s mind is: If NCSoft isn’t willing to […]

Video of the ___: Save City of Heroes

The hope for City of Heroes grows bleak, but that doesn’t mean the community has given up hope. Since NCSoft’s surprise announcement that City of Heroes would shut down later this year, players have rallied all over the web to keep the superhero MMO online and fighting crime. Or causing it, depending on your stature. […]

City of Heroes Details Reimbursement

Sorry, City Of Heroes players. NCSoft has finally broken their silence over the incoming shut down of City Of Heroes, and it wasn’t to announce that the talks with Paragon Studios and player support had moved them to change their minds. Rather, the publisher announced the expected round of compensation and reimbursement. Players who were […]

City of Heroes Isn’t Going Down Without A Fight

NCSoft may have announced that City of Heroes is shutting down on November 30th, but that doesn’t mean the community (or Paragon Studios for that matter) are going down without a fight. Since the announcement, the community has rallied in multiple ways, from encouraging users to write to NCSoft, setting up rallies in-game and on […]

City Of Heroes Sunsetting Later This Year

In a news post on the City of Heroes website today, Andy Belford has announced that Paragon Studios will be shutting down, and City of Heroes will be closing by the end of the year. The reason given in the article is “realignment of company focus” at NCSoft. Effective immediately, all subscription services and paragon […]

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