Superhero MMO City of Heroes ended its eight-year run this week, having been shut down along with dev house Paragon Studios by NCsoft for what are still not fully understood reasons. Massively celebrated the game's ingenuity and long history with a screenshot and music tribute, a farewell parable edition of A Mild-Mannered Reporter (our regular City of Heroes column), and a livestream of the game's final hour.
Read on for the rest of this week's top MMO stories.
|Guild Wars 2 welcomes Wintersday next month|
|Guild Wars 2 staff tackles the ascended gear controversy head-on|
|The spotter's guide to Guild Wars 2's Fractals of the Mists|
And from our sister site, WoW Insider...
|World of Warcraft Patch 5.1 official patch notes|
|Ore and herb spawn rates reduced by 50%|
|No automated PvP queuing for groups greater than five people|
|Druid blogger Lissanna lowers the boom(kin) on autism research|