'Champions MMORPG' in September
Published: 07/08/2009, Last Updated: 07/09/2009 01:44am
Atari and Cryptic Studios, creators of the acclaimed City of Heroes and City of Villains, have joined forces to launch the Champions Online MMORPG in September. Based on the HERO System of pen and paper role-playing game, the Champions Online for PC game features fast-paced, real time action combat and powerful character customization tools.
The Champions Online game enters a highly competitive market still dominated by World of Warcraft, but it appears that the PC Version of the game (MSRP $49.99) will get good mass market distribution since it will be available at Wal-Mart, Game Stop, Best Buy, and Amazon on September 1st. A Champion Online Xbox 360 version (MSRP $59.99) is due out on September 30th.