Why Marvel Universe Online Cancelled?

Date: 11-17-2007 Views:
KeyWord: Marvel Universe Online
Summary:Some days ago, we have reported Marvel Universe Online was in Limbo. Why Marvel Universe Online cancelled? you may ask, no one likes to see a game cancelled.

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Some days ago, we have reported Marvel Universe Online was in Limbo, Microsoft has decided to cancel Marvel Universe, which leaves Cryptic with plenty of time and a nice chunk of change from the City of Heroes sell-off to develop a new IP.

Why Marvel Universe Online cancelled? you may ask, no one likes to see a game cancelled.

1UP has received a number of troubling game details that suggest why Marvel Universe Online has been, as one source put it, "in the shitter for a LOOOONG time."

Considering the project hasn#DY#t been publicly shown in any form since the teaser trailer at Microsoft#DY#s X06 event, the following constitutes some of the first-ever details revealed about the game. Our source viewed Marvel Universe Online while visiting Microsoft roughly six months ago and didn#DY#t come away with a positive first impression. "It reminded me a lot of Marvel: Ultimate Alliance. Running at 5 fps," they said. "[The game] kept crashing and apparently hammered the hell out of both the console#DY#s hard drive and Live infrastructure."

To Cryptic#DY#s credit, performance issues are one of the last areas of development and single-digit frames-per-second could be an exaggeration. Most frame rate issues are ironed out in the last few months of polishing, anyway. However, the troubles don#DY#t end there.

Read More: First (Leaked) Details on Marvel Universe Online

News Original From: 1UP

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