Heroes and Villains Are Going Rogue on August 17

NCsoft and Paragon Studios are pleased to announce that players will have the opportunity to cross the line between good and evil on August 17, 2010 with the release of City of Heroes Going Rogue, the franchise’s second, major expansion. City of Heroes Going Rogue presents players with gripping moral decisions that can alter the fate of their character, the world around them and the content they can play. And for those players looking to jump into the action before its release, Paragon Studios is hosting a variety of City of Heroes activities at this year’s San Diego Comic Con taking place July 22-25, including exclusive Going Rogue hands-on gameplay opportunities.

In addition to exclusive game time, City of Heroes fans can look forward to exciting events, show special giveaways and more on the show floor and beyond, including:

· Exclusive Comic Con giveaways, including in-game costume items
· A chance to meet the City of Heroes Going Rogue developers
· Witness their characters become true comic book archetypes as art lead and well-known comic book artist David Nakayama sketches lucky heroes and villains into captivating art pieces
· Attend the “Reinventing a Superheroic MMO” panel featuring the City of Heroes Going Rogue lead developers on Thursday, July 22 from 12:30 – 1:30 PM PDT.
· Party with other members of the City of Heroes community, the Paragon team and comic book fans alike at the exclusive Going Rogue Preview Event, taking place Friday, July 23 from 7:30 – 11:00 PM PDT at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego. Tickets required.

For more information on City of Heroes Going Rogue and Paragon Studios’ exciting line-up of activities at San Diego Comic Con, please visit www.cityofheroes.com/goingrogue

Are you Going Rogue on August 17?
Paragon Studios has partnered with Razer and GameStop, two of the biggest brands in the gaming industry to bring players the ultimate Going Rogue experience. Players who pre-order the City of Heroes Going Rogue Complete Collection retail box from GameStop will earn five exclusive in-game enhancements, ideal for starting players, as well as a Free Razer Sphex City of Heroes Going Rogue Edition Desktop Skin (while supplies last). For more information about this exclusive offer through GameStop, visit the City of Heroes GameStop promotion page (http://bit.ly/bEPQNp). As a bonus, a $5 online Razer coupon redeemable for any purchase at the Razer Store (http://store.razerzone.com) will be included inside every City of Heroes Going Rogue Complete Collection box.