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Champions Online delayed to Sept. 1 for added content, polish

Originally slated to don its cape and take to the skies on July 14, Cryptic Studios' next superhero MMO, Champions Online, is staying put until September 1. The City of Heroes creator today announced a delay for the Atari-published title, with the studio's design director and Champions executive...

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NYCC 09: Cryptic panel covers Champions MMO, reveals Star Trek Online race creator

Yesterday's Cryptic Studios panel was a two-part affair. The majority of the hour-long panel was allotted to talk on Champions Online – a super hero MMO based off the original 80s paper-and-pencil RPG. The last five minutes were reserved for Star Trek Online. Both games yielded tons of new...

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Ubisoft 'mad' MMO dev Cryptic went to Atari

The buyout game, like any other, produces sore losers. In this case it's Ubisoft, who lost out to Atari in a bidding war for Champions Online and Star Trek Online developer Cryptic Studios. Gamasutra quotes Ubi's CFO, Alain Martinez, as saying the company was "a bit mad [about]" losing the deal....

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Blizzard veteran Bill Roper joins Cryptic Studios

Former Blizzard director Bill Roper, whose most recent stint was co-founder and CEO of the now-defunct Flagship Studios (Hellgate: London), has joined Cryptic Studios. According to the press release, Roper will serve as Design Director for the upcoming superhero-infused MMO, Champions Online. In an...

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Star Trek Online could have cross-platform play

Think about it, is it really very strange that Star Trek Online could have cross-platform play? After all, Captain Kirk had all kinds of cross-species lovin', so why not? According to the Star Trek Online FAQ, the upcoming muhmohrpuguh from Cryptic Studios might have cross-platform play between...

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Spock to pimp new Trek MMO in Vegas

If you haven't been to the Star Trek Experience inside the Las Vegas Hilton, you might want to try and get yourself there on August 10th. That's when Mr. Spock himself, Leonard Nimoy, will be unveiling gameplay footage from the upcoming Star Trek Online. This long-in-the-making and often troubled...

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Visit Monster Island in Champions Online

The PC gaming gurus at Big Download have put together the second in a series of features on Champions Online, the upcoming superhero MMO for the Xbox 360 and PC. Today's feature deals with one of the game's many zones, Monster island. As you may have guessed, Monster Island is filled with various...

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Meet the heroes and villains of Champions Online

Our buddies over at Big Download have put together a massive feature detailing the universe of Champions Online, the upcoming 360 and PC superhero MMO from Cryptic Studios and 2K. The feature discusses the story of the Champions universe as well as the background history of its heroes and...

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Cryptic Studios unveils Star Trek Online, launches website

With the intergalactic cat already out of the bag this weekend, Cryptic Studios has officially announced Star Trek Online and unveiled a website for the in-development MMO. The developer has also released a handful of screenshots and promises to reveal gameplay footage at the Las Vegas Star Trek...

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Cryptic Studios job listing reveals Star Trek Online

If you happen to peruse the recent Game Career guide e-newsletter (PDF file; via WarCry), you'll notice on page 43 an advertisement that Cryptic Studios is hiring. While it may not seem like much, the ad does reveal a rather juicy detail that the developer is working on Star Trek Online. In...

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