City of Heroes superhero MMO comes to Mac. NCsoft is opening one of its massively multiplayer online (MMO) game franchises, City of Heroes, to the Mac. The company has used TransGaming’s Cider engine, which enables the subscription-based game to operate on Intel-based Macs. Beta testing is expected to get underway this week.… [The Macintosh News Network]
I’ve been playing this game on the PC since about a month after it came out. It still has the ubiquitous class-and-level system, but between the wide variety of power combinations and the excellent costume creator (which is almost worth the price all by itself) the problem of cookie cutter characters common to such systems is not present.