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There's definitely a loose Cthulu influence in Champions Online's Bleak Ones, but in a way that we're digging. So if you read this recent villain profile on the ancient Lemurian gods, don't feel like you're alone in noticing references like, "And when you die, we will bring you home. We will gather...

April 8th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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New screens and a comic art page have been released for Champions Online. The comic page gives a nice quick non-textual narrative on the fall of Lemuria, while the two new screens are full of robotic love.When Cryptic isn't designing giant flaming gorillas into their game, we guess they're designin...

March 24th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Since the first moment we saw the three-faced figure in Champions Online's Lemuria screens, we know he was of vast importance. As it turns out, that guess was quite right.Known as the Bronze King, he is a magical construct made from sacrificed minds of the last wizened Priest-king and his priests o...

March 24th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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In what we expect is a final bout of news on the Champions Online zone Lemuria, a new Ask Cryptic has appeared on the official website and its focus is firmly centered on the underwater zone. We now know that Lemuria will be a high-end zone focused on players experiencing the civil war between good...

March 21st 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Writing for Examiner.com, Daniel Nations recently interviewed Champions Online lead designer Randy Mosiondz about the balancing act between providing guided gameplay and exploration. The interview also touches upon Champions Online's gameplay across different environments. Namely, Mosiondz explains...

March 13th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Does this Shark cannon shoot sharks, or does it shoot a deadly laser? Or... does it shoot sharks with lasers attached to their heads? It's deep questions like these that permeate our thoughts each and every day here at Massively. Well that and, "When's the beta?" which is almost as important as sha...

March 12th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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We've been waiting for the first video featuring Lemuria to -- pardon the pun -- surface, and now we're happy to report that it's here! On top of the visually stunning fly through of Champions Online's mid-level underwater zone, IGN also has an interview with Bill Roper that covers a good amount of...

March 5th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Three new Champions Online screens showing off the underwater zone of Lemuria have been released into the wild. It seems as though Cryptic was saving some of the more visually astonishing locales for later on, because by all accounts Lemuria is stunningly beautiful -- and we've only seen four still...

February 20th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments