I think this one slipped passed a couple of people, but Sony Online Entertainment and DC have unveiled Doomsday will appear in the upcoming DC Universe Online MMORPG.

Born on the planet Krypton during a time when only the strongest creatures could survive, Doomsday was the result of a rapid natural selection process bred to hate all life. Doomsday’s body is covered with vicious bony spurs that can render even Superman’s skin. His endurance makes him almost impossible to kill. He is the epitome of villainous power and strength. With the ability to regenerate after every battle, Doomsday becomes bigger and stronger; therefore no opponent of his has ever defeated him twice.

Don’t think that Doomsday is a mindless creature destroying everything in his path just because he hates all living things. He can think and reason, which makes him a valuable weapon to anyone seeking to manipulate and control his rampages of mayhem and destruction. But who could possibly want to do such a thing? That’s right: Lex Luthor is obsessed with capturing Doomsday to turn him into the ultimate minion for Luthor’s destructive plans.

The story of when Doomsday attacked Metropolis is a tragic one.  During Doomsday’s rampage, an epic battle erupted on the streets of Metropolis where neither Superman nor Doomsday would back down. Superman knew Doomsday’s rage would fuel the fight driving the battle on as Superman continued to weaken, incurring severe wounds which began to drain his stamina. In the end, the two combatants attacked each other simultaneously with a fatal blow, leaving both lifeless in front of The Daily Planet Building – perfectly situated for a cover story that would shatter the world.

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Still can’t wait for this game.

via Sony Online Entertainment

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  1. brainypirate
    May 15, 2009 at 4:28 pm — Reply

    I hope he gets more fight time with Supes than they gave him in the Smallville finale….

  2. Lifeisaglitch
    May 15, 2009 at 5:50 pm — Reply

    I’m actually more looking forward to Cryptics Champions Online but Doomsday looks fine to me..Then again Jim Lee is pretty much the lead design dude, guy, man, pal on this.

  3. May 16, 2009 at 12:34 pm — Reply

    I knew this before 2009 started.

  4. Jim
    May 17, 2009 at 6:34 pm — Reply

    Is Doomsday wearing swim trunks?

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