City of Heroes Collectors DVD Edition Announced
NCsoft Releases City of Heroes Collectors DVD Edition
Acclaimed online game includes an exclusive HeroClix figure,
collectable items and DVD extras
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 4, 2004 --NCsoft® Corporation (KSE: 036570.KS), the world's leading developer and publisher of online computer games announced the release of the City of HeroesTM Collectors DVD Edition, which will include enhancements to the game, a limited edition StatesmanTM HeroClixTM figure and other exclusive collectibles. The special edition DVD will be available to would-be super-powered heroes next week in most retail outlets throughout the United States and Canada.
City of Heroes, developed by Cryptic Studios, is a massively multiplayer online game where players choose from a multitude of costume options and powers to create unique heroes that can join other players in protecting the fictional Paragon City from villains. Since the game's release in April, the game has established itself as a commercial hit and critics favorite.
City of Heroes Collectors DVD Edition game pack includes:
A DVD containing City of Heroes including expansions, Episode 1: Through the Looking Glass, and Episode 2: A Shadow of the Past with new zones, villains, costume tailoring and capes
An exclusive Statesman HeroClix figure
A 16-page PVPonline mini-comic book
A new Paragon City fold-out map and City of VillainsTM poster
A 32-page mini manual and reference guide
A revealing excerpt from the upcoming City of Heroes novel, "The Web of Arachnos" from CDS Books due out in Spring 2005
The winning entries from the recently conducted City of Heroes Film Festival
A unique in-game item that can only be found in the Collectors DVD Edition
Preview trailers of the upcoming City of Villains expansion and other NCsoft games
More information about City of Heroes can be found at http://www.cityofheroes.com.
The City of Heroes Collectors DVD Edition will be available at most major North American computer game retail outlets at a suggested retail price of US$49.99, which includes the first month of online game play. After the first month, players will be charged a monthly subscription fee of US$14.95. Sixty-day game time cards are also available at many North American retailers for an estimated street price of US$29.99. The game is rated Teen by the Entertainment Software Rating Board.
City of Heroes players who currently have an account, can purchase the City of Heroes Collectors DVD Edition and receive 30-days of free play credited to their account.
About NCsoft - North America
NCsoft - North America (NC-NA) is headquartered in Austin, Texas and is part of Korea-based NCsoft Corporation. NC-NA, with development and administrative offices in Texas and California, launched two ground-breaking titles in the first half of 2004, Lineage II and City of Heroes. The company also works with NCsoft subsidiaries and third party developers throughout North America to develop and publish innovative online entertainment software products. More information about NCsoft - North America can be found at http://www.PlayNC.com.
About Cryptic Studios
Cryptic Studios, Inc., located in San Jose, California, was established in July of 2000 and is an independent developer of massively multiplayer online games for the PC and next generation consoles. Its first game, City of Heroes, launched in April 2004. The game takes place in a virtual world where thousands of people play simultaneously, take on the role of super-powered heroes, fight villains and help create a dynamic story in a visually-stunning, 3-D graphical world.
NCsoft, the interlocking NC logo, Lineage and all associated NCsoft logos and designs are trademarks or registered trademarks of NCsoft Corporation. City of Heroes and City of Villains are trademarks of Cryptic Studios, Inc. and NCsoft Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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Also there was a brief reminder about the end of the Halloween Costum Contest fast approaching:
You can visit the official CoH website by clicking HERE.
Deadline Soon! New Pics Posted
The City of Heroes Halloween Costume Contest
Yes, it's coming down to the wire. The Halloween Costume contest deadline is just three days away! Sunday, November 7 at 11:59PM CST to be precise. So hurry and submit those pictures of you dressed up as your in-game hero for a chance to win great prizes in six available categories.
You could walk away with a variety of treats including an nVidia GeForce 6800 Ultra Video Card, Apple Ipod, Cannon Powershot Digital Camera, unique in-game title and cameo in the Monthly CoH comic book!
But wait - there's more! We've updated our Photo Gallery where you can see the latest and greatest entries. Enjoy!
Visit our Halloween Costume Contest page for more details.