Cheating on WoW: Marvel Heroes

Recently, I took a look at DC Universe Online for WhatMMO, but the Marvel fan in me felt like enjoying a DC game was a betrayal. For the sake of fairness, I had to give the Marvel MMO, Marvel Heroes, a try. It had the major advantage of being set in a universe I actually enjoy, but I’d heard a lot of bad things about it.

A cartoon cutscene from Marvel Heroes featuring ElektraSo were the nay-sayers right, or did it turn out to be the fun romp through the Marvel universe it promises to be? Head on over to WhatMMO to find out!

As an aside, in honor of an old friend, I must state that I did properly hyphenate Spider-Man, but my editor saw fit to change it shortly before publication. I wash my hands of it.

Cheating on WoW: DC Universe Online

Considering my gaming habits of late, I’m wondering if I should start calling these posts, “Cheating on TSW.”

Eh, but there’s something to be said for tradition.

My hero battling the forces of Brainiac in DC Universe OnlineRecently, I found myself seized by the urge to try out a superhero-themed MMO, but I had a bit of a problem. There aren’t many options for superhero MMOs these days. I’ve never heard a good thing about Champions Online, so that was out. That left it down to Marvel Heroes versus DC Universe Online.

Marvel Heroes might have been more appealing based on its source material, as I am a Marvel fan, but I’d also heard a lot of bad things about it. DC Universe Online seemed like the most polished and full-featured game, but I simply do not like DC.

Ultimately, my solution was to try both and see which came out on top.

First up was DC Universe Online. Could I overcome my distaste for the setting to appreciate it as a game? Head on over to WhatMMO to find out, as A Marvel Fan Plays DCUO.