11. "RE: Sad news: City of Heroes to go offline"
In response to message #10
>Food for thought: NCsoft bought out CoH from Cryptic in November 2007, >which will soon be five years ago. Cryptic is now owned by Perfect >World Entertainment. Assuming the game's engine was licensed for a >5-year period, and PWE refused to renew the license (why would they >agree? NCSoft are their direct competition in the Asian MMO market), >NCsoft would have no choice but to shut the game down.
That actually makes more sense than the rumors that were flying around in chat on friday; that it was solely financial because they'd lost money in the second quarter due to overuns in producing Guild Wars 2 and Aion
Of COURSE you wernt expecting it! No One expects the FANNISH INQUISITION! RCW# 86