Games: City of Heroes


Developer: Cryptic Studios
Genre: Massive Multiplayer

Welcome to City of Heroes™, the online world that's home to an entire universe of superheroes. Here you and thousands of other players can take on the roles of superheroes, fight villains, and help create the story in a stunning, 3D graphical world..

Create Your Own Hero
Choose from hundreds of different powers, skills, abilities, and items and design your own unique costume.

Fight Evil!
Confront super villains, aliens, madmen, criminals, and other fearsome foes. Take on personalized missions and rid the city of dozens of different evil organizations and hundreds of individual enemies.

Earn power, wealth, and fame.  Bask in the spotlight and rake in the rewards as your powers and fame grow with each successful mission and every defeated foe.

Form Your Own League of Heroes
Band together with other players to fight evil, build your own secret headquarters and become the premiere hero group in the city.

Experience the City 
Explore the skyscrapers, slums, sewers and streets of Paragon City, a sprawling online metropolis that offers unlimited adventure and countless surprises.

Live the Story
Become an integral part of twenty different ongoing story arcs as the villain groups menace Paragon City and react to player victories and defeats.

Immerse yourself
The proprietary Cryptic engine used in City of Heroes is at the forefront of next generation graphics technology.   The game engine takes full advantage of the GeForce4 chipset through extensive use of vertex and pixel shaders.     Cityscapes are composed of millions of triangles and character models are skinned, bump-mapped, and animated using vertex and pixel shaders.   Progressive detail layering and high-resolution anti-aliasing combine to immerse you in the super hero universe.

You are a Hero.

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"City of Heroes was developed using NVIDIA technology and Cryptic Studios recommends the use of NVIDIA products like the GeForce4 for playing the game."

Cameron Petty,
CEO, Cryptic Studios

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