City of Heroes: Homecomingfor Windows


City of Heroes was a beloved MMO with a superhero theme that was discontinued in 2012. A group of players/developers have resurrected the game and now operates a series of servers under the Homecoming banner.

Don your costume and go save the world!

Resurrected Superhero classic delivers thrills for all skill levels

When it initially launched, City of Heroes was a refreshing change from fantasy and sci-fi MMOs. It allowed you to design your hero, team up with other players, and save the world.

As you would expect, the character creation system is substantial, containing many options for designing your heroes costume.

The game boasts a lot of great collaborative options, enabling players with different levels of experience to team up to complete missions.

A lot of these mission arcs are engaging and well-written. You can find lists of the best arcs all over the internet, so you don’t miss any

Compared with modern games such as World of Warcraft, the pace of the game can feel a little sluggish. Initial levels unfold at a leisurely pace, and combat feels slow and strategic.

It is also worth noting that the Homecoming project is not affiliated with NCSoft. As a result, it’s hard to say what will happen to the game in the future.

The community is one of the better ones you’ll find in online games. Players are friendly, welcoming, and work as a team. This game commands that kind of demeanor, which arguably is a compliment to the developers's work.

Where can you run this program?

This title is available for Windows and MacOS versions that support 32-bit software.

Is there a better alternative?

No. There’s nothing quite like City of Heroes.

Our take

This game is one of the all-time classic MMO's. It’s a refreshing change from other games and still holds strong.

Should you download it?

Yes. If you can handle the pacing of the combat and story, it is well worth checking out. If you’re looking for a game with more forward momentum and fast action, this isn’t for you.

City of Heroes: Homecomingfor Windows

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