163w ago - European Product Manager Elliott Linger has confirmed four new voice actors being added to DC Universe Online, including Arleen Sorkin, Wil Wheaton, Corey Burton and Dwight Schultz.
To quote: As you may already know, Mark Hamill and Kevin Conroy are already on board (voicing The Joker and Batman respectively).
Plus, we can now confirm that four new actors have been added to an already top-flight cast of voice talent for DC Universe Online (DCUO).
The new cast additions include Arleen Sorkin (Batman: The Animated Series), Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Corey Burton (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Batman: The Brave and the Bold) and Dwight Schultz (The A-Team, Star Trek: The Next Generation).
"The addition of these actors to our existing cast reaffirms our commitment to gamers to deliver the most fun and authentic DC Universe experience possible," said Sony Online Entertainment executive producer John Blakely.
"They're all experienced and talented performers and we're excited for players to hear their work when they encounter them in the game."
In addition to her career achievements as an actress, television host, writer and producer, Arleen Sorkin will again reprise her role as the Joker's...
165w ago - European Product Manager Elliott Linger has shared a DC Universe Online intro cinematic behind the scenes trailer today, as follows:
I guess a fair few of you will have seen the awesome Intro Cinematic trailer for DC Universe Online.
Well, for those of you that have, check out this behind the scenes trailer to see how this six minute epic masterpiece was put together (it also highlights some of the easter eggs you may have missed on first viewing!)
For those of you that haven't seen the Intro Cinematic yet, you can see it in all it's glory underneath..
DC Universe Online is coming to PS3 and PC in early 2011. Enjoy!
165w ago - Sony Online Entertainment Austin Senior Producer Wes Yanagi has shared a video trailer today for DC Universe Online PS3 via the NY Comic Con Panel.
To quote: I know that a lot of you are bummed that we have to delay DC Universe Online to 2011, but we think it's really gonna pay off.
With the delay and expanding beta, it will give us a chance to test and scale our servers and take feedback from the players so we can deliver a killer experience when the servers go live.
In the meantime, just in time for the New York Comic Con, here's a new sizzle trailer for DC Universe Online! This one's got it all: Heroes, Villains, Icons, combat, the whole shebang!
Also, the official DC Universe Online Facebook page will be showcasing a live stream of the DCUO panel discussion at 6:30 pm Eastern Time on *Saturday, October 9th* featuring legendary artist Jim Lee, DC Universe Online Game Director Chris Cao and DCUO Art Director Mark Anderson.
171w ago - SCEE Blog Manager James Gallagher has posted up a video from this year's GamesCom showcasing DC Universe Online for Sony's PS3 entertainment system.
To quote: While thousands of eager gamers ran around the show floor at gamescom, behind closed doors, members of the press were treated to demonstrations of some of the hottest upcoming PlayStation 3 games.
One of these was DC Universe Online and I was able to attend and get my first eyes-on of the superhero action MMO running on a PS3.
We jumped straight into a quest, with the developer playing the game choosing a hero based loosely on Batman, with high agility, enabling him to run up walls, a powerful sword and a suitably brooding outfit and cape.
He had been sent by The Caped Crusader to rescue Robin from the clutches of Harley Quinn. First, he had to fight off a horde of cronies using melee and special attacks, including a force field that imprisons foes in a sphere that can be picked up and thrown around the world.
This demonstrated the realistic physics that can be used to your advantage and sets the game apart from other MMOs. One arena was littered with giant balls, in keeping with The Joker's maniacal playground environments. With skilful attacks, you can...
172w ago - Sony Online Entertainment's Austin Senior Producer Wes Yanagi has posted up a new DC Universe Online: Savior or Destroyer PS3 trailer today from GamesCom 2010.
To quote: Just in time for Gamescom in Cologne, here's a new trailer for SOE's upcoming PS3 action MMO, DC Universe Online.
This trailer reveals some of the over-the-top combat, as well as the powers and movement sets that players can choose from in making themselves the next great legend in the DC Universe – either as its savior or its destroyer.
DC Universe Online is scheduled to launch November 2 for the PlayStation 3. To preorder the game and get some killer in-game items, click the pre-order link at www.dcuniverseonline.com.