Tag Archives: champions online
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 | 22:28 GMT
Champions Online and Star Trek Online have been much improved by their transition to free-to-play, Neverwinter lead producer Andy Velasquez has said.
Sat, Oct 13, 2012 | 21:50 BST
Champions Online’s Blood Moon is back and the Undying Lord Takofanes is once again raising havoc. The Blood Moon event started yesterday, and runs through Monday, October 15. During that time, players can participate in zombie invasions, slaying undead heroes and take on Takofanes. Rewards and a new perk will be handed out as well. More details are through here. Thanks, TenTonHammer.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 21:49 BST
The Nighthawk event for Champions Online has gone live. It includes a number of “new stealth and gadget-based powers,” including calling in “a deadly Strafing Run.” The video and screens also provide the first look at vehicles in the MMO, and Hawkwing jets are available now.
Wed, Jul 11, 2012 | 17:58 BST
Just a head up for those who play Star Trek Online of Champions Online: starting tomorrow, July 12, Cryptic Points will convert over to Perfect World’s ZEN currency. The move will squash any confusion over currency by making things simpler. You can learn more here.
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 | 18:17 BST
Cryptic has announced that lifetime subscribers to Star Trek Online or Champions Online will automatically be give access to the Neverwinter closed beta. Invites will be handed out over the course of the testing period. Those who are interesting in obtaining a lifetime sub for either game can do so until June 29, as the perk if on sale for both games now at $100 off. Thanks, TenTonHammer.
Thu, Apr 26, 2012 | 00:33 BST
Cryptic Studios has asked all Star Trek Online and Champions Online account holders to check and reset their details after discovering an unauthorised intrustion.
Fri, Jan 27, 2012 | 17:36 GMT
Champions Online is celebrating its one year anniversary since going free-to-play with a 20% off sale in all items in the C-Store. Players will also receive in-game goodies from now until January 31 such as a double boost in XP with the return of Witchcraft. In addition, the new Mountain Archetype has party favors for sale such as the Halloween and Winter Grab Bags. Players will also be able to perform a daily mission for The Mountain to earn one of the new Mountain Costume set pieces. More information is available on the official website.
Mon, Dec 19, 2011 | 16:14 GMT
Bummed that you’re not able to play Star Wars: The Old Republic at launch? Well, Champions Online developer Cryptic Studios has a bit of a treat for you. The company launched a new character archetype (re: class) that bears more than a passing resemblance to a Sith lord.
The character wields what are essentially two red lightsabers, and is clothed in a dark hood and cape. Could it possibly just be a coincidence that this is coming out a day before the official launch of SWTOR? No, not really. Picture after the break. More »
Thu, Sep 01, 2011 | 09:04 BST
After reading Nathan’s epic David Jaffe interview, I am incapable of digesting anything larger than bite-sized.
Fri, Aug 19, 2011 | 05:18 BST
Cryptic has opened up on precisely how its acquisition by Perfect World will affect Champions Online and Star Trek Online players.
Fri, Jul 08, 2011 | 22:08 BST
It’s time for the weekend, and your second batch of shorts for the day. Go get ‘em below the break, tiger.
Tue, May 31, 2011 | 07:36 BST
Atari has sold Star Trek Online and Neverwinter developer Cryptic Studios to Perfect World.
Thu, May 12, 2011 | 23:40 BST
Tomorrow is Friday. You should be pleased. Very pleased. Have some shorts to help you celebrate the impending end of your work week.
Thu, Apr 21, 2011 | 22:42 BST
Some things in life are hard to explain. This post isn’t one of them. It’s just more shorts. .
Wed, May 25, 2011 | 04:54 BST
Saturday playtime is almost over, so to get you ready for a relaxing Sunday, here are some headlines and news highlights.
Fri, Mar 25, 2011 | 15:52 GMT
Wed, Mar 02, 2011 | 10:37 GMT
There’s a metric fuck-ton of smaller stories heading out of GDC and opportunists piggy-backing the show. Skim this lot.
Thu, Feb 17, 2011 | 21:34 GMT
Champions Online has joined the ranks of the free-to-play success stories, with Atari claiming numbers have grown by 1,000 percent since dropping a subscription model.
Tue, Jan 25, 2011 | 17:01 GMT
Thu, Jan 20, 2011 | 13:55 GMT
With Champions Online going free to play and Star Trek Online turning a year old, Cryptic is celebrating by temporarily slashing prices on lifetime subscriptions for both MMOs.