dc universe online

Official Site: DC Universe Online
Studio: SOE, now Daybreak Game Company
Launch Date: January 11, 2011
Genre: Superhero Themepark
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, PS3, PS4

The Daily Grind: Is the age of superhero MMOs past?

Is it just me, or does it seem like nobody is that hot to trot for superhero MMORPGs these days? A few years ago,...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 419: Dining at the MMO news buffet

Justin and Bree discuss Tarisland, NetEase, Throne and Liberty, Mad World, DCUO, and EVE Anywhere, with adventures in LOTRO and Fallout 76, plus mailbag topics on accessibility and special podcast guests.

DC Universe Online releases Episode 45 Shock to the System to PC and all consoles today

It's been held back for a week, but at last players of DC Universe Online can experience a Shock to the System today, as...

DC Universe Online delays Shock to the System another week, plans name reclaim event

Hope you didn't have your heart set on DC Universe Online's Episode 45: Shock to the System launching today, fam, and heaven forfend you...

DC Universe Online’s Shock to the System author on shifting from comics to video games

Yes, we've quite the anticipatory jitters for this week's DC Universe Online game update, especially as it adds a couple of iconic characters to...

DC Universe Online’s Shock to the System update gets an April 13 release date

When the forthcoming Shock to the System episode for DC Universe Online made its way to the PTR last week, it was an easy...

DC Universe Online puts its new Shock to the System episode up for public testing

Episode 45 for DC Universe Online is getting a little bit closer to its full release as the content update has made its way...

EG7 Q4 2022: Revenues are up thanks to mobile as LOTRO sees ‘mainstream resurgence’

Enad Global 7's Q4 2022 investor report dropped over the weekend, with a recap of the year for Swedish games corp EG7 and its...

DC Universe Online swoons for Valentine’s Day feats and activities

Even superheroes (and supervillains) crave some affection and snuggles from time to time. Or so we assume, since DC Universe Online is taking a...

DC Universe Online patches in a new UI element and a new lockbox

Some updates are tiny, but the latest one for DC Universe Online is pretty meager in comparison to other patches the superheroing MMO has...
But what awaits...

Vague Patch Notes: Floaty, samey, and janky – a treasury of MMO terms for bad combat

Any time you bring up The Secret World or Secret World Legends's bland, floaty combat, at least one person is going to chime in...

PSA: DC Universe Online is handing out character boosts for all players to mark its 12th anniversary

If you're somehow not at the top end of combat rating in DC Universe Online, then listen up: The MMORPG is using its 12th...
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DC Universe Online gears up for Shock to the System this spring

DC Universe Online is getting static. Sorry, we misspoke; it's not that the game is getting static in that it is fixed and unmoving,...

John Smedley is leaving his position as head of Amazon Games’ San Diego studio

John Smedley is moving on from his role heading the San Diego branch of Amazon Game Studios, according to a memo sent to staff...

DC Universe Online marks 12 years of operation with the return of the Anti-Monitor anniversary event

It's time for DC Universe Online to celebrate its 12th anniversary, and it's doing so by bringing back the Anti-Monitor anniversary event, which will...

‘Throwback’ MMO Monsters & Memories refreshes ongoing playtest with new content

We've been covering the progress of Monsters & Memories for almost two years now. Back in 2021, it was still known as Project N,...

End-of-Year Eleven: The top MMOs to watch in 2023

You know how some people like to push this narrative that "MMOs are dying?" If that was actually true, then my job to round...

DC Universe Online’s Season’s Greedings event returns with new feats and treats for 2022

DC Universe Online is once again celebrating the season of greed this year, and before you assume that's a message about late-stage capitalism and...

End-of-year Eleven: The healthiest live MMOs at the end of 2022

When you're investing a whole lot of time and (potentially) money into MMORPGs, you want to make sure that your game isn't going belly-up...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO offers the best console or mobile experience as of 2022?

I have noted before that while I have two consoles and love to game on my phone, I'm probably always going to be a...