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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 Villan Creation Screen
City of Villains Windows When the evening falls...
City of Villains Windows A light at night
City of Villains Windows Grandville - City of Terror

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

ActionTrip Nov 01, 2005 87 out of 100 87
DarkZero 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
PC Action Dec 19, 2005 84 out of 100 84
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 2005 84 out of 100 84
Cheat Code Central Nov 29, 2005 4.2 out of 5 84
IGN Nov 18, 2005 8 out of 10 80
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Nov 21, 2005 80 out of 100 80
Maximum PC Feb 23, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 03, 2005 16 out of 20 80
Game Informer Magazine Jan, 2006 7.75 out of 10 78

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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