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Heroes and Villains Are Going Rogue™ on 17th August

Players cross the line between good and evil in the biggest expansion since City of Villains®

NCsoft and Paragon Studios, publisher and developer of the world’s most popular comic book-inspired MMORPG City of Heroes ? , are pleased to announce City of Heroes Going Rogue TM . On 17th August 2010, players will be able to cross the line between good and evil with the franchise’s biggest expansion since City of Villains.

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. For the first time in any MMO, moral choices can affect a player’s gameplay experience and determine their character’s ultimate destiny. In addition to revolutionary gameplay mechanics, Going Rogue offers players the stunning alternative world of Praetoria to explore, with new zones, missions and villain groups to battle. Furthermore, starting players will have 20 levels of new content to explore as they work for or against the tyrannical forces of Emperor Cole.

Praetoria was built from the ground up to support the recently introduced Ultra Mode graphics system, massively increasing the level of detail in lighting, reflections, shadows and water.

Going Rogue is available to pre-purchase now from NCsoft and select partners for an MSRP€19.99/?17.99. Pre-purchase grants instant access to multiple power sets leading up to the release of Going Rogue. With Dual Pistols, players can wield two customisable pistols with swappable ammo. In the latest power set, Demon Summoning, players can summon demon pets and deal devastating damage with Hellfire Whips.

About Paragon

Paragon Studios is a wholly owned development studio of NCsoft West and is dedicated to the growth of the City of Heroes franchise. Located in Mountain View, California, the team at Paragon Studios brings the world of comic books alive in a massively multiplayer 3D online universe. For more about Paragon Studios, visit www.paragonstudios.com. For more information about City of Heroes, go to www.cityofheroes.com.

About NCsoft

NCsoft, headquartered in Seoul, Korea, is the world's premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online games, including the critically acclaimed Aion ? , Lineage ? , Guild Wars ? , City of Heroes ? and Exteel ? franchises. NCsoft West is a division of NCsoft that holds operating responsibilities for North America, Europe, South America, and Australia/New Zealand. More information can be found at www.ncsoft.com

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