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Description

City of Villains is both the first expansion for City of Heroes, and a standalone game. In it, you can play a villain, rob banks and fight heroes, all while advancing your own schemes. You can also form Strike Forces to take out heroic threats, create Villain Groups and make hidden lairs and headquarters.

City of Villains is an MMOG, and requires an Internet connection and a monthly charge.

Screenshots

City of Villains Windows Some mystics places you can find there
City of Villains Windows Selection Screen
City of Villains Windows Villan Creation Screen
City of Villains Windows A light at night

Alternate Titles

  • "恶棍城市" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Critic Reviews

ActionTrip Nov 01, 2005 87 out of 100 87
1UP Nov 04, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
FOK!games Nov 17, 2005 85 out of 100 85
DreamStation.cc Apr 03, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 2005 84 out of 100 84
games xtreme Nov 09, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
WomenGamers.com Nov 15, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) Nov 28, 2005 78 out of 100 78
JeuxVideoPC.com Dec 14, 2005 14 out of 20 70

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Trivia

References

The game has an Arachnos soldier NPC with the name "Jenkins". He usually keeps getting himself captured and you have to rescue him. As confirmed by the game's developer, this is a nod to the Leeroy Jenkins phenomenon from World of Warcraft. You can find out more about it in the related links of the World of Warcraft game entry.

Universe merge

In July 2008 NCsoft announced the complete merger of its City of Heroes and City of Villains titles into one game universe. Current subscribers who only had one of the titles received access to the features of both games, and new sales grant access to both.

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be34269 (139) added City of Villains (Windows) on Nov 05, 2005