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White Knight Chronicles Servers Shut Down In June

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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PS3 games, RPG, Server cull, server shutdown, White Knight chronicles

White Knight Chronicles Servers Shut Down In June

If you still play White Knight Chronicles online (or have been putting off getting the last few trophies), your days are numbered. Sony confirms that servers will shut down on June 18th for both games, leaving this MMO-lite without a multiplayer component.

Brendan described White Knight Chronicles as "a friendly way to get into MMORPG style gameplay on/offline" in our ancient review.

Save Paragon City! Attracts Celebrity Support, Details Plan To Rescue City Of Heroes

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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City of Heroes, Exclusive, NCsoft, Paragon Studios, PC games, Save Paragon City!, server shutdown

Save Paragon City! Attracts Celebrity Support, Details Plan To Rescue City Of Heroes

"City Of Heroes Is More Than Just A Game"

The dedicated City Of Heroes players behind the Save Paragon City! campaign have detailed a three-stage plan to save their beloved MMO, which has provided more than eight and a half years of dynamic adventures. Titan Network administrator and campaign figurehead Tony Vasquez told us that their efforts are endorsed by a number of heavy-hitting celebs - including Neil Gaiman and John C. Wright - and that their "optimal outcome" would be Paragon Studios becoming a standalone company. Free from NCsoft and supported by fan contributions, or aligning with another publisher, the servers could therefore stay open.

Vasquez also put out an impassioned plea for support, appealing to the wider gaming audience to appreciate how heartbreaking it would be for nine years of camaraderie and friendship to end with the "flip of a switch."

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Gamers Rally to Save City of Heroes

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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City of Heroes, NCsoft, Paragon Studios, server shutdown

Gamers Rally to Save City of Heroes

Dedicated City Of Heroes players are campaigning to convince NCsoft against shutting down Paragon Studios and switching off the servers. A petition now numbers in the thousands, "non-stop" events are being coordinated and even a crowd funding initiative has been suggested as a potential means to keep the company afloat.

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