Marvel Universe Online
I love playing World of Warcraft. I just wish I had more time to play it. MMORPG are really fun and so emersive that you can detach from the real world very easily. While I never got into City of Heroes – the super hero online game, I was interested in checking out Marvel’s attempt to break into this particular game market. It’s too bad the game has been cancelled. Marvel Universe Online (the heavily anticipated MMO based on the Marvel comic book universe) is officially dead, according to Shane Kim, the Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Game Studios. Kim
Marvel Comics has posted an interview with Civil War: Young Avengers & Runaways writer Zeb Wells, who is now taking the reins of the new Heroes for Hire. My stories will build on the themes and character interactions from Jimmy and Justin’s run. I actually take over with issue #8, which is the final part of a three-part story, so I obviously want my stuff to jibe with what came before. That said, we do start shaking things up fairly quickly, so current readers (and new ones!) are in for an exciting ride. Sounds cool to me! via Marvel Comics
Video game luminaries join forces to bring Marvel’s iconic universe of Super Heroes exclusively to Windows Vista and Xbox 360 platforms Today at X06, Xbox’s annual official industry event in Barcelona, Spain, Microsoft Game Studios announced further details around its eagerly awaited project based on the Marvel universe of Super Heroes. Microsoft and Marvel Entertainment confirmed that Cryptic Studios has been named the developer of “Marvel Universe Online,” the highly anticipated massively multiplayer online (MMO) video game exclusive to Xbox 360 and Windows Vista.