By Quinton Miles
[i]City of Heroes: A Council of War[/i] has been released today, according to a press release issued by NCSoft. As the new expansion starts, conflicts begin to occur as the Council troops attempt to finish their takeover of the 5th Column, eventually teaming up with them to take on the protectors of Paragon City.
“The takeover of an entire villain group is a major advancement of the City of Heroes story line,” said Jack Emmert, City of Heroes lead designer and creative director for Cryptic Studios. “We wanted to demonstrate that, like any good story, City of Heroes will have plot twists and unique events that will continue to challenge and involve our players. This storyline shift will lead to future changes that will be part of the game’s ever changing environment and lore.”
[i]Council of War[/i] is ready for use, provided you have the original game which now retails for $39.99