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Batman has over seventy years of history and fans who have followed his career, and that's what The Batman Universe is all about.
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON September 19, 2011 Add Comments
From Sony Online Entertainment:
DC UNIVERSE ONLINE GOES FREE-TO-PLAY IN OCTOBER
SAN DIEGO – September 19, 2011 – Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced a new free-to-play business model for its popular massively multiplayer online (MMO) game DC Universe Online (DCUO) — where players have the freedom to become legendary fighting alongside DC Comics icons like Superman, Batman and The Jokerin an ever-evolving online action adventure that has already logged more than 42 million hours of super-powered gameplay action by players…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON August 5, 2011 Add Comments
While it has been quiet on the DC Universe Online front for quite some time, Monday will be bringing some large changes to the way the game is played. Today, one of the producers on the game sent out this letter to players of the game via the official site for the game. It details how the game will be switching to megaservers instead of the single servers. While that may fly right over your head as to the meaning, it ultimately mean that the players will be able to play with more players with more rewards. Here…
Tags: dc universe online, gotham city, hall of doom, metropolis, sony online entertainment, watchtower
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 18, 2011 Add Comments
DC Direct has announced the items hitting shelves in March 2012. While it is a much smaller list than normal, there are two Batman Universe items.
DC UNIVERSE ONLINE: SERIES 1
Batman Action Figure
Catwoman Action Figure
Based on art from one of the most anticipated online games in recent years!
The DC UNIVERSE ONLINE ACTION FIGURES are from…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON June 9, 2011 Add Comments
DC Universe Online may have released almost six months ago, but there is still new content being released regularly. Sony Online Entertainment has announced that Ra's al Ghul will be featured in the next content update. Below is a video describing how Ra's role affect the game as well as a number of screenshots.
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POSTED BY Jon Roke ON May 6, 2011 Add Comments
For about two or three weeks the PlayStation network has been down after the largest hacking attempt in the world. So far both PC and PlayStation servers have been attacked and user details have been stolen including possible credit card information.
Now, I'm not here to argue about Sony security, that's way out my area of expertise. What I am here to moan at, is something different.
Why am I opening myself to a large hole of hate and anger? Well, for the simple reason that…
Tags: dc universe online, pc, playstation 3, sony online entertainment, xbox
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON May 3, 2011 Add Comments
Sony has been hit with a lot of problems recently and for players of DC Universe Online, it looks like they will be getting a gesture of good faith from SOE.
Today, Sony Online Entertainment posted on their Facebook page the actions that they will be taking to keep gamers content despite the current issues. There plan is called the Make Good Plan. Here are details.
We wanted to provide everyone with a quick update regarding the "make good" plan you've been reading about. First, all impacted players will receive 30 days subscription credit plus one day for each day…
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POSTED BY Jon Roke ON January 20, 2011 Add Comments
It seems that despite the delays, setbacks and lack of marketing DC Universe Online has been a huge success. Both Steampowered.com and Direct2Drive.com saw it shoot to number one in their games charts and in the UK computer game retailer Game saw it sitting in their number 4 position in the weekly chart. Indeed it seems that such success has caught Sony off guard with both PC and PS3 servers crashing both in Europe and the…
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POSTED BY Apple de la Fuente ON November 16, 2010 Add Comments
The day started off great with a nice hill country drive in Austin, Texas. I arrive at the SOE (Sony Online Entertainment) building and was greeted by the SOE PR team. We were treated to breakfast and then on to a tour of the DCUO offices. The offices were the new offices they just moved into almost ten months ago.
On our tour I see many drawings and many toys from The Batman Universe. I got to see early Scarecrow drawings to Gotham City buildings….
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