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This is What DC Universe Online Will Look Like

By - Source: Tom's Hardware US | B 20 comments

It's like make-your-own-justice-league.

The superhero universe is a match made in heaven for MMO gameplay. City of Heroes showed that it was possible without any expensive license, it was about time that the comic book media involved (without getting cancelled) and soon we'll be getting the DC Universe Online on both the PC and PS3 this November.

Rather than having a city filled with Supermans, Batmans, Flashes, etc, you'll be still making your own hero. But we're still looking forward to it. Released at E3 was this trailer that refreshingly showed all in-engine scenes and some real gameplay.

DC Universe E3 Trailer

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    yay , June 21, 2010 7:00 AM
    reminds me too much of wow... Ewww.
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    pojih , June 21, 2010 7:28 AM
    yayreminds me too much of wow... Ewww.


    Really?

    Really?

    You know WoW made all of the money it did for a reason right? Sure it changed over the years in order to make more money, but I really don't see a problem with the original.

    And the game, looks nothing like WoW.
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    harth13 , June 21, 2010 8:08 AM
    doesn't look good
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    fr0stza , June 21, 2010 8:17 AM
    Graphics are disgusting... gameplay doesn't look too bad though
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    dEAne , June 21, 2010 8:34 AM
    Just okay for kids.
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    andrazz90 , June 21, 2010 8:59 AM
    if its not the 1,1,1,1,2,3,2,2,2,2 gameplay of wow i might actually look into it
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    ben850 , June 21, 2010 9:35 AM
    yayreminds me too much of wow... Ewww.


    not seeing the resemblance.

    oh yea, and how dare they try to mimic the best selling MMORPG of all time!
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    1st duke of marlborough , June 21, 2010 11:21 AM
    Graphics are great for what the game's subject matter is. What would you expect from a comic book game, gritty CoD realism!? Of course the graphics are going to be cartoony, it's based off of what is essentially a cartoon that doesn't move!

    But since I'm not a fan of doing my taxes, erm I mean playing MMO's, I probably won't bother with this one.
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    cracatoa , June 21, 2010 2:54 PM
    You didn't need to see anything about this trailer after the SOE branding near the beginning. They have the Touch of Death for MMOs, and this will be no different. It'll have a fairly successful release followed with a quick demise.

    DC should have known better than to partner with SOE.
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    sliem , June 21, 2010 3:22 PM
    I also don't see anything special.
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    ricin , June 21, 2010 3:51 PM
    Nothing to see here. Looks similar to WoW.
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    ricin , June 21, 2010 3:51 PM
    ben850not seeing the resemblance


    I see a tremendous resemblance.

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    xerroz , June 21, 2010 4:48 PM
    Looking forward to making a Flash based hero :)  Super speeed ftw
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    darasen , June 21, 2010 5:41 PM
    If they avoid the Tank, DPS, Healer crap then i will certainly give the game a try.
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    gm0n3y , June 21, 2010 5:48 PM
    I have a couple of friends that play heroes that I'm sure will love this. I'm more of a Marvel fan myself though.
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    gmarsack , June 21, 2010 6:03 PM
    Dude! That came looks awesome on my ATI Rage Pro 2!

    I'll pass...
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    towely , June 21, 2010 7:45 PM
    Quote:
    Dude! That came looks awesome on my ATI Rage Pro 2!

    I'll pass...


    That was even less funny than when you posted the same thing on YouTube.
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    evilshuriken , June 22, 2010 1:20 AM
    Sorry SOE, we've already had this game for years.
    It's called City Of Heroes.
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    Azriel4444 , June 22, 2010 1:24 AM
    I liked City of Heroes, but the missions and grinding were SO BORING. Maybe the game play will be better here.
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    gm0n3y , June 23, 2010 4:21 PM
    johnh2005Looks pretty good. However, I personally have a couple of problems with it. First off it is SoE, death in a bottle for MMO's. Secondly it is being developed for the PC and the PS3. If the controls of FFXI and FFXIV (which I attempted to Alpha test) are any indication I will not be giving this game a try even if I could get past the SoE thing...

    What is SoE?