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Valiance Online
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
Players: Multi-player
Nov 25, 2014 @ 6:03pm
Apr 19, 2017 @ 9:01am
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Release date: TBA
Current Status

We are currently preparing the Valiance Online alpha client for testing!

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What Is Valiance Online?

Imagine a world full of limitless scientific advancements, immense magical power, and the unfettered potential of the human body and mind.

In this world, you choose. You can be the one to step up and save the day; the hero who strives to protect the city and the people who inhabit it.

Or you can be the one to cut a swath of destruction through the populace; the villain who rules the world with an iron fist.

Or perhaps you’re something in between?

Valiance Online is a “living world” superhero massively multiplayer online game in which player choices and actions are paramount. Set at the end of the 21st Century in the fictional city of San Cielo, players take on the roles of heroes and villains who battle using superhuman powers and advanced technology.

The Story

In 2049, the villainous superhuman organization known as Leviathan first revealed itself to the world. As their armies marched forth, countless cities were ravaged and countries torn asunder. Never before had the world witnessed the horrific might wrought by super-powered beings. Fortunately there were those willing to oppose the terror, and assist the armies of the world in this battle. Heroes arose to fight evil, to protect their people, their cities, their world. Leviathan was driven back and the world began to rebuild in a new era of peace.

On the west coast of the United States, the city of San Cielo was devastated by the double hammer blows of war and earthquake. Its citizens could easily have abandoned the ravaged city to seek out new homes, but instead they chose to rebuild, to see their city once again reach to the sky and serve as a beacon of hope.

Now, at the end of the Twenty First Century, San Cielo faces new challenges, her citizens caught in the immortal struggle between morality and villainy. On one side, the forces of Valor, led by the legendary Paramount, fight to protect the city from rapidly strengthening gangs, rising crime and other unknown evil forces. Meanwhile, the mysterious Magistor directs a resurgent Leviathan, intent on reshaping the world into his vision.

Looming above it all is The Trinity, a group of megacorporations that have introduced world-altering scientific and technological breakthroughs. Thanks to their efforts, ordinary people can now be born with, or acquire, superhuman powers, or use advanced technology to achieve the same effects. As humanity’s abilities grow, The Trinity reaps massive profits.

The Plan

Currently we have a working pre-alpha version of Valiance up and running and are beginning large scale server stress tests. It’s been a labor of love for the team over the past year, but with your help it could be so much more! Right now we have a group of passionate gamers building Valiance Online, all of whom have volunteered their time and creative energies in the belief that together we can create a new superhero MMORPG for everyone to enjoy.

Some of the features planned for Valiance Online include:
  • An evolving game world tied to character choices
  • An open world environment with continuous no-loading between zones
  • Travel powers including fan favorites like swinging, acrobatics and flash stepping
  • Over 25 zones planned, ranging from futuristic city, island fortress, Atlantis, subterranean maze, and all the way into space
  • A choice through action system for character alignment
  • Player run stores and a decentralized market system
  • Semi-Freeform character build options
  • Powers customization options
  • A flexible and customizable UI
  • Multitudes of costume choices
  • Player created content

Who We Are

We are gamers, just like yourself, who know and love games. How can we say this? Our talent pool consists of former members of such companies as Turbine, Image Comics, Bethesda Softworks, FASA, Ubisoft, Hewlett Packard, THQ, Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Sony, IBM, Cryptic, Disney, Adult Swim, GSN, and yes, even NASA. Our writers have many decades of experience between them, and multiple degrees. Our sound and music department has credits that include The Last of Us: The Fireflies, and the recently produced Nightwing web series. We have access to MMO and server technology that has been 8 years in development and combined we have decades of experience in designing, building, running and playing games. We are volunteers, but make no mistake, we are not amateurs. We are dedicated to making this game a reality and following the example of some of the other great superhero games out there.
Popular Discussions View All (30)
Feb 24, 2017 @ 8:59pm
IS this f2p?
Feb 23, 2017 @ 9:01am
Old CoX players plans?
Feb 9, 2017 @ 10:38pm
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The City Jan 2, 2018 @ 11:13am 
Last post was in July...Damn.

I did not receive my invite, despite donating enough to get in the investor alpha...
Silverhelm Studios  [author] Jul 28, 2017 @ 12:34pm 
Find out more about today's Investor Alpha launch in the Discussions section...
Silverhelm Studios  [author] Jul 27, 2017 @ 7:21pm 
Investor Alpha launched tomorrow! (7/28/17)
Silverhelm Studios  [author] Jul 27, 2017 @ 6:41pm 
Here is tonight's livestream! YouTube version is processing...
Silverhelm Studios  [author] Jul 27, 2017 @ 8:33am 
Our next livestream will be tonight at 7pm EST!
Silverhelm Studios  [author] Jul 25, 2017 @ 9:08pm 
Check out our latest announcement for a catch up on all of our major posts from the last month or so!
Silverhelm Studios  [author] Jul 25, 2017 @ 9:05am 
Sorry for the delay in responding. It has been pretty busy lately and we'll be putting up a "catch up" post with links to some of the major announcements/discussions from the past month or so including the recent livestreams. We'll be releasing the Alpha on it's own but it will be available on Steam shortly afterwards. :steamhappy:
Michael May 24, 2017 @ 11:12am 
NCSoft isn't a developer. They buy IP's and shut them down.
Michael May 22, 2017 @ 2:53pm 
Probably because the Steam community is mostly a bunch of whiney b- that's simply their choice and their right as developers. :-)
Silverhelm Studios  [author] Apr 25, 2017 @ 12:39pm 
We've also posted an article explaining updates to our donation rewards!